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March 4, 2005

Supercar Throwdown — Saleen v McLaren

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In this corner, from Irvine, California, the new Saleen S7 (above and below).

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Details: 100 cars a year are hand-built in former Indy car driver Steve Saleen's factory, far fewer than Ferrari's 4,000.

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The S7 has 750 horsepower, does 0-60 in under 4 seconds, is capable of 200 mph+ speeds, and costs $550,000.

The defending champion: the Mercedes McLaren SLR (below).

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Production is approximately the same as the Saleen, around 100 cars a year.

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It's got 617 horsepower, does 0-60 in under 3.8 seconds, hits 207 mph, and costs $455,000.

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Me, I find it hard to choose.

Just take me for a ride.

March 4, 2005 at 09:01 AM | Permalink


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Wow, just give me an S7 and a stretch of Arizona desert highway...

Posted by: ScienceChic | Mar 5, 2005 12:13:16 AM

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