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Saleen Foursixteen Tesla Model S Priced From $152k

See that yummy Lizstick Red electric sedan in the photo above? That's the Saleen-tuned Tesla Model S, which was baptized by the specialty manufacturer as the Foursixteen. When all is said and done, we still can't get our heads over the $152,000 starting price, which includes the donor Tesla Model S P85.
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Let's calculate just how much Saleen charges you for this package. A Tesla Model S P85 will set you back at least $94,570 without adding $7,500 worth of EV incentives, while the Saleen Foursixteen is priced at $152,000. So that adds up to $57,430 worth of go-faster enhancements and added visual drama.

Wonder what do you get for the price of a brand new Mercedes-Benz E400 Hybrid Sedan? Well, that pretty cool paint job, lots of aerodynamic aggressiveness (including a front fascia that sort of reminds us of the Porsche Panamera), a tad of perforated leather on the seats and lots of carbon fiber goodness. However, the business end of the $152,000 Saleen Foursixteen Tesla Model S will leave you wanting for way more than what's offered.

Just like the bone stock P85, the specialty tune job boasts with 416 horsepower and 443 lb-ft (600 Nm) of torque. According to Saleen, the performance boost doesn't come in grunt, but in the way that grunt is delivered. The new parts are said to "increase efficiencies in torque management, give a track capable throttle response and provide faster acceleration." In terms of driving dynamics, the suspension is a track-calibrated Saleen designed S4 setup that boasts with monotube coilovers. In terms of stopping power, those massive alloy wheels which reduce unsprung weight by 30 pounds are hiding 14-inch rotors.

Last but not least, we deem necessary to point out that the all-electric drivetrain now includes an 11.39:1 final gear ratio for quicker get up and go. Another quirky feature to satisfy the sultan of swing inside you is a locking differential Saleen calls "MAXGRIP." Saleen Automotive informs that the order books are now open, with deliveries expected to take 6 to 8 weeks after the order has been confirmed. Mind you, the Saleen Foursixteen benefits from just 4 years or 50,000 miles of warranty, while the stock P85 is offered with an 8-year/infinite mile warranty.

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