The Saleen S281
4.6-liter, three-valve supercharged coupe with the V8 engine gets
bumped to 435 horsepower for the 2006 model year, an increase of
35 hp over the 2005 model, the company said Wednesday.
Saleen S281 3 Valve's 4.6-liter, single-overhead-cam V8 makes 330
hp, an increase of 5 horsepower over the previous model.
The Saleen 281
with the Racecraft suspension has a base price of $42,281. The S281
supercharged coupe is priced at $51,102 and the S281 supercharged
convertible starts at $55,989, the specialty manufacturer said.
The company also
has introduced its 2006 "cool tops" line, including the
2006 Saleen Speedster, which is equipped with a sport bar and a
tonneau. It will be available by November. The 2006 S281 coupe can
be equipped with the new Saleen "scenic roof," a moonroof
that extends from the windshield to the back window. That will be
in production by January, the company said.