2005 Ford

Mustang Saleen S281 Convertible $27,995



This 2005 Ford Mustang Saleen S281 convertible has the added V8 muscle, upgraded suspension, loaded interior, and pure drop-top appeal you love. And since these genuine Saleen cars are rarely this affordable, you already know this is one heck of a deal.

While this car started life as a Mustang, once Saleen gets hold of it, barely the silhouette is even the same. It's anything but subtle with a mean first impression that comes from a custom front end with Eleanor-inspired integrated fog lights and a bumper that looks like it's borrowed from the S1 supercar. This performance attitude continues as you follow the rest of the swoopy bodywork. It includes a special rocker kit and added 20-inch Axis alloys. The whole rear end is a custom piece including extended overhangs, a custom bumper, and a center-exit exhaust. The Colorado Red is a vivid hue, and it also is a great backdrop for this car's dark side. The blacked-out grille, matching rear panel, folding roof, and the hallmark graphics package on the side. And don't forget to spot the production number just ahead of the driver's side headlight - it's another reminder of how this is a specialty machine. This is a one-owner car that has averaged about 4,500 miles annually. So you'll see signs that this has been driven and enjoyed, but it also signals an overall level of care and respect - including a nice maintenance record file. It makes for a great car for you to also drive and enjoy. And we also bet the value price has you thinking about all the official Saleen upgrades that you want to add (supercharger anyone?)

Inside, this modern custom classic gives you all the convenience of a loaded Mustang. There's a long list of features like cruise control, power locks, power mirrors, keyless entry/alarm, power steering, dual airbags, and a power driver's seat. Plus, the radio is an upgraded AM/FM/CD unit with Bluetooth. With power windows and a power convertible top, you don't even have to leave the driver's seat to go from enclosed comfort to a wind-in-your-hair experience. We know you'll love showing off that bracing bar that adds strength and speedy style. Best of all, you can do that all through the summer season and stay as cool as you look thanks to ice-cold air conditioning. And there are some more terrific Saleen-specific touches. For example, those premium leather seats look race-ready. The same goes for the full gauge package. And there are nice logo details on the steering wheel, passenger side dash, and floor mats.

The engine bay puts the mighty 4.6-liter 3V V8 of the Mustang GT. One of Saleen's best touches is the underdrive pulley kit that adds about 10 percent more horsepower (for 330hp total.) The five-speed manual transmission is a stout unit made even more fun by a Saleen short-throw shifter. Plus, the S281 also received a Racecraft suspension kit including upgraded struts, linear-rate coil springs, and tubular sway bars. Combine this with ZR-rated tires and four-wheel power disc brakes to give this a truly confident feeling on the road.

The sale comes complete with the Saleen owner's manual packet and maintenance records. You're looking at a rare opportunity for something quite unique and speedy offered at a value price. Call today!!!

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Sub Model
Saleen S281 Convertible


Engine Size
4.6 SOHC V8
Fuel Specification
Engine Type
Transmission Type
5 Speed Manual


Body Color
Colorado Red
Body Style


Interior Color
Dark Charcoal
Seating Type
Seat Material
Shifter Type

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