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Saleen S7 TT - The sexy street cred for genuine supercar riders

Wondering about a super car for streets in uptown? Check this post to obtain yourself new knowledge about Saleen S7 Twin Turbo.

Introduction

Saleen S7 Twin Turbo is a blend of sleek and sexy styling with a power output of 750 horsepower. It is a genuine racing heritage that encourages a few rich individuals to spend an amount of money equivalent to a decent house price to own it. Well, imagine you are driving this super car around the streets. Your neighbors and friends will be deeply impressed and jealous.
Saleen S7 TT is invented and built by Steve Saleen, a man of inspiration and confidence. You must be very curious about how he can design a super car with twin turbos and a price of $585,000 to make Saleen S7 TT competitive against the Ferrari Enzo, Mercedes SLR McLaren, and Porsche Carrera GT.

Wait no more! Let’s get down to this super car’s facts and features for more interesting information.

Facts and features

Engine

The power output is claimed to be over 750 horsepower at 6300 rpm and 700 pound-feet of torque at 4800 rpm. This is a 36% increase in power and 33% increase in torque. Saleen S7 TT outweighs its previous version which was launched in 2003. With the stated weight of around 2750 pounds, the ratio of weight over power is 3.6 pounds per horsepower, which makes Saleen S7 TT surpasses the Veyron.

Well, I bet you can now imagine how fast this super car is. Saleen S7 TT can reach 50 mph in the fourth gear. When the road ahead straightens, and yellow light ends, all you have to do is pull out and nail the gas. The tappet metallic snarl of big banger V8 behind your head shows a booming wall of sound. The relentless wave of torque thrusts S7 twin turbos forward. You can easily reach 120 mph in a few seconds.

The street twin turbo engine is light. It weighs around 440 pounds. A Saleen engineer said the S7 TT was planned to have two turbos right in the first place. It is capable of running at speed exceeding 250 mph. Furthermore, the power output enables the S7 to reach 60 mph from 0 in 2.8 seconds, 100 mph in 6.0 seconds.

Interior

Open the car, and now it’s time to sit inside. First, lever yourself over the wide sill panel and snuggle into the tight-fitting seat. The distance between the driver’s seat and the car center line is eight inches. Therefore, I highly recommend that you should wear some race-style Pumas driving shoes to have the best experience.

The center stack consists of a CD sound system, an air conditioning system which is bespoke by Saleen. Furthermore, a rearview TV screen slides out for you to enjoy. The silence of cabin shall be shattered when you start the engine. At idle, the super car’s sound is rather like that of a fighter plane in WWII. It is powerful yet reliable for you to drive on streets.

Steering and downforce

The faster you drive S7 TT, the more coherent you feel. Well, you had better find a room for your S7 TT showing off all of its muscles and strength. Besides, the steering is direct and quick, and you can easily turn this car on the road. The super car’s bodywork begins to explore low-pressure areas surrounding the front fenders to generate the downforce.

A new rear system has enhanced these cars rear-end downforce as well as overall balance. This is a big achievement from Saleen when it comes to sudden, and corner turns. The previous S7 cannot perform such movements when the turning space is limited.

Overall Facts about Saleen S7 TT

Engine type: turbocharged V8
Transmission: 6-speed manual
Brakes: 15.0-in vented disc; 14.0-in vented disc
Wheels: 19x9.5, 20x12.0 in
Length: 188 in.
Width: 78.4 in.
Height: 41.0 in.

To sum up

The ride is more than impressive for a super car running on a super low profile tires. You drive this Saleen S7 TT with your hands, heads, and hearts. It is appropriate for traveling on sunny days around vineyards and mountains. That’s a wonderful experience to feel the air and life.
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