2010 Saleen S281 Features*


  • 281 cid (4.6L) 3-valve SOHC V8 engine
    - 485 hp @ 6000 rpm
    - 460 lb.-ft. torque @ 4250 rpm
  • Saleen Series VI.5 integrated twin-screw supercharger
  • Saleen dual-stage water-to-air intercooler system
  • Saleen 39 lb. fuel injectors
  • Hi-flow inlet tube and air box cover
  • Saleen performance air filter
  • 5-speed, short-throw manual transmission
  • 8.8-inch limited-slip differential, 3.73:1/3.31:1 final drive (coupe/convertible)
  • Saleen Performance Exhaust System with stainless steel chrome tips
  • Saleen Performance Cooling Package
  • Saleen 3.73 Maxgrip differential


  • Saleen Racecraft specific-rate front and rear springs
  • Saleen Racecraft nitrogen-pressurized front strut and rear shocks, wide-range adjustable damping
  • Saleen Racecraft front sway bar and performance bushings
  • Saleen Racecraft front strut tower brace


  • Power-assisted, 4-wheel vented disc brakes with ABS and traction control
    - 14 in. slotted front rotors with 4-piston calipers
  • 15 in. slotted front rotors with 6-piston calipers, 11.8 in. slotted rear rotors


  • Saleen 20-inch, 7-spoke Speed Star silver wheels (20x9 front, 20x10 rear) with Pirelli P-Zero Rosso tires (275/35ZR20 front, 275/40ZR20 rear)
  • Tire pressure monitoring system
  • Saleen valve stem caps
  • Saleen 7-Spoke Speed Star chrome wheels (20x9 front, 20x10 rear)
  • Saleen 5-spoke forged chrome wheels (20x9 front, 20x10 rear)
  • High-performance Pirelli P-Zero Rosso 305/35ZR20 rear tires


  • Saleen leather sport seats, front and rear, with Ultra-Suede inserts and custom-embroidered head restraints
  • Saleen short-throw shifter with leather-wrapped, comfort-grip aluminum shift knob
  • Unique, Saleen black-faced gauges, including 200 mph speedometer
  • Saleen twin-gauge pod (boost pressure and air inlet temperature)
  • Custom center console finish in Piano Black
  • Saleen serialized console plaque
  • Saleen steering wheel badgev
  • Saleen performance pedals
  • Saleen leather door inserts
  • Saleen S281 custom-embroidered floor mats
  • Saleen illuminated door sill plates
  • MyColor™ ambient lighting (door pockets, cupholders, footwells)
  • Ford SYNC® voice-activated communications and entertainment system
  • Shaker 500 audio system with AM/FM stereo, in-dash 6 CD changer, MP3 capability, 8 speakers
  • Saleen “Eagle One” detail kit with embroidered Saleen bag
  • Saleen key fob
  • Saleen owner’s document portfolio and warranty guide
  • Saleen S281 custom-embroidered trunk mat


  • Saleen S281 Supercharged fender badging
  • Saleen chevron graphics (color specific to vehicle color)
  • Saleen Design Super-Flo hood
  • Saleen Design injection-molded front fascia, grille, side skirts, rear fascia, rear diffuser, decklid appliqué, spoiler and end caps
  • Saleen championship wreath decal
  • Saleen serialized engine bay plaque / bumper number decal
  • Saleen body-color mirror caps
  • Saleen windshield graphic
  • Saleen Design injection-molded quarter window covers
Paint Color Choices
  • Black
  • Performance White
  • Torch Red
  • Grabber Blue
  • Sterling Grey Metallic
  • Brilliant Silver Metallic
  • Kona Blue Metallic
  • Red Candy Metallic with tinted clearcoat (added cost)
  • Sunset Gold Metallic
  • Igniter Orange custom factory paint
  • Octane Red custom factory paint
  • Silver Shield custom factory paint
  • Motor City Blue custom factory paint
  • Lights Outs Yellow custom factory paint


  • Advance Trac® with Electronic Stability Control®
  • Dual-stage front airbags
  • Driver/front passenger side-impact airbags
  • Driver’s seat position sensor/crash severity sensor
  • Remote keyless entry / illuminated entry
  • LATCH (Lower Anchors & Tethers for Children) System
  • SecuriLock® passive anti-theft system
  • SOS post-crash alert system


Vehicle weight 3,401 lb.
Weight distribution (f/r) 54/46
Wheelbase 107.1 in.
Track (f/r) 62.8 in./63.9 in.
Length 190.1 in.
Width 73.9 in.
Height 53.1 in.
Trunk Space 13.4 cu. ft.
Fuel Capacity 16 gal.


* Specifications, standard equipment and options subject to ch