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Old 04-13-2006, 17:17   #1 (permalink)
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Saleen Introduces 2007 Parnelli Jones Limited-Edition Mustang

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The Saleen/Parnelli Jones Limited Edition Mustang has the Parnelli-inspired 302-cubic-inch engine, Grabber Orange paint color and black racing trim. Fifteen is Parnelli's old racing number from back in 1970. (Photo courtesy of Ford Motor Company)


Your father's idol lives again through the Saleen/Parnelli Jones Mustang. The limited-edition model goes on sale in the fall. (Photo courtesy of Ford Motor Company)

NEW YORK — Saleen took the wraps off its 370-horsepower 2007 Saleen/Parnelli Jones Limited Edition Mustang on Wednesday at the New York auto show.

The specialty automaker said it will produce up to only 500 in honor of racing icon Parnelli Jones's win at the Indianapolis 500 in 1963.

Saleen said the vehicle will go on sale at Saleen Ford dealers throughout the United States in the fall, priced in the mid- to high-$50,000 range. The Saleen/Parnelli Jones Limited Edition is inspired by the Grabber Orange Boss 302 Mustang with the black striped hood the Jones drove to victory in the 1970 SCCA Trans Am Series. The new Saleen/Parnelli Jones Limited Edition, of course, comes in one color: Grabber Orange. Period details include a black striped "shaker" hood, race-style hood pins, black trunk deck and "302" side stripes.

The new Limited Edition includes a front fascia with racing-style air dam, side skirts, rear fascia, rear 1970 replica wing, trunk insert license plate panel with chrome trim, rear window quarter-panels and a racing-style billet gas cap. The car also has Parnelli's racing number, 15, as well as removable and reusable static-cling race decals. Borrowed from 1970 our the restyled rear-window louvered sport slats.

The Limited Edition is equipped with a Saleen 302-cubic-inch V8 the churns out 370 hp at 6,000 rpm and 370 pound-feet of torque at 4,000 rpm. Round off the Limited Edition are Minilite-style 19-inch front and 19-inch rear racing wheels and high-performance Pirelli tires.

Inside, the new Saleen is outfitted with orange and black racing-style seats and a vintage-look instrument panel with a black background and white numbers.

What this means to you: The link between Saleen and Parnelli Jones is a natural, since Jones won just about every race he appeared in during the 1950s, 1960s and 1970s.


The Saleen/Parnelli Jones Limited Edition Mustang. (Photo courtesy of Ford Motor Company)


Inside, the cockpit has that retro 1970s look and feel. (Photo courtesy of Ford Motor Company)


And matching seats to boot. (Photo courtesy of Ford Motor Company)
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that car is mad.
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