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SALLEN Supercar to Made-in-China, Three New Cars Unveiled

From:Internet Info Agency 2019-07-22 16:26:18

SALEEN Automotive is an American supercar brand that has provided technical support to Ford, GM, Toyota and other car companies. This year the brand began to enter the Chinese market. IIA learned from SALEEN Automotive that the SALEEN NIGHT was held at China’s National Stadium (Bird's Nest) and three new cars, the SALEEN S1, the SALEEN MAC and the SALEEN Maimai, were launched on July 20th. These models will be produced and sold in China, of which the SALEEN Maimai will be available as early as the end of this year. In addition, the SALEEN S7 Lemens Edition also ushered in its world premiere.

Dr. Charles Wang (Wang Xiaolin), co-founder of SALEEN Automotive

Steve Saleen, founder and CEO of SALEEN Automotive, and the SALEEN S7

New cars Planning



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Mini BEV

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1st half of 2020



2nd half of 2020

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According to the plan, SALEEN plans to launch three products, namely the mini BEV SALEEN Maimai, supercar SALEEN S1 and SUV SALEEN MAC. the SALEEN Maimai will hit the Chinese market at the end of this year, and the other two models will be launched in the first and the second half of 2020 respectively. The SALEEN USA Center will be responsible for product development and sales in the US market in the future, while the SALEEN China Center will be responsible for the production of on-sale models worldwide and sales in the Chinese market.

SALEEN Plant in Jiangsu Province

SALEEN Automotive is the first car company to build a supercar factory in China, producing 220,000 cars a year. At present, two factories in Nantong, Jiangsu Province have been fully completed. The larger one can produce 150,000 units per year and have all the required production lines. The smaller one is mainly responsible for the production of supercars and electric vehicles, with an annual output of 70,000 units. In addition, according to the plan, the company will continue to expand its production capacity.

Supercar SALEEN S1

The SALEEN S1's front end features a large number of aerodynamic kits, which highlight the sporty character of the car. Headlights on both sides of the car are equipped with LED light sources and are matched with yellow light strips. In terms of power, the SALEEN S1 is equipped with an engine with a maximum power of 457 hp and a peak torque of 577 Nm. It has a top speed of 290km/h and an acceleration time of 3.5 seconds from 0 to 100 km/h.


The SALEEN MAC's overall shape is mellow and full, with a red logo on the front end of the black grille, which has a high degree of recognition. The headlights on both sides are novel in shape, and the LED lights inside mated with the daytime running lights behind are visually impactful. The bumper of this SUV has sharp edges and corners, and the black panels on both sides are separated from each other. The bottom of the SUV uses a silvery shield to highlight the sporty feel. In terms of power, the SUV is powered by an engine with a maximum power of 400 hp and a peak torque of 450 Nm.


The SALEEN Maimai's K-Car-like design makes this car stand out from others. Masculine waistlines and a double-door and two-seat design create a cute appearance. In terms of power, the car is powered by an electric motor with a maximum power of 80kW and a NEDC cruising range of 305km. At the same time, the car is also equipped with 6 airbags, and can support 25°hill climbing.

SALEEN S7 Lemens Edition

At the ceremony, the SALEEN S7 Lemens Edition was also unveiled. The car adopts a large number of aerospace technologies. The car body equips a large area of aerodynamics kit, sprayed a new bright black paint, and has the "LEMENS EDITION" exclusive logo. In terms of power, the car is equipped with a 7.0L V8 twin-turbo engine with a maximum power of 1500hp, a top speed of 480km/h. The car also has an acceleration time of 2.2 seconds from 0 to 100km.

Summary: As a company that is famous for its power conversion and supercars, SALEEN Automotive not only launched a new supercar model in the Chinese market, but also brought a more practical and popular SUV model and mini BEV. The SALEEN Night really made us feel refreshed, and let consumers see the brand's diversification in products. We look forward to its good performance in the Chinese market.

Editor:Hou Minghao