• Apr 13, 2006
Not satisfied with Ford’s own "California Special" Mustang? A muscle car brought to you by Hertz not making your blood boil? Then perhaps Steve Saleen can light a fire under your ass with his new Saleen/Parnelli Jones Limited Edition Mustang that not only does a great job harkening back to the past with visuals inspired by Jones’ own Grabber Orange Boss 302 Mustang from the early ‘70s, but also adds to the Mustang’s moxy with a 302 cid V8 that produces 370 SAE hp and 370 ft-lbs. of torque at a low, low, low 4,000 RPM. Further engine upgrades allow Steve’s new Stang to rev higher than most Mustangs ever will.

Other special touches include 302 valve covers, a black striped “shaker” hood, a 1970 replica rear wing and rear window quarter panels. There are even removable and reusable static cling decals included, one of Parnelli’s famous number 15 and the other a blue oval logo.

Suspension and brake upgrades as well as an interior tweak that invites the orange inside round out the 2007 Saleen/Parnelli Jones Limited Edition Mustang. While we don’t know how many units will be produced, we do know they’ll be sold in the mid-to-high $50,000 range.

Follow the jump for more pics from Saleen of the Parnelli Jones pony car.


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      • 8 Years Ago
      I love this car- TransAm wannabe and all.

      Maybe the most remarkable detail...
      is this is a Saleen that doesn't look like ass.
      • 8 Years Ago
      Jonny likes.
      • 8 Years Ago
      Can you say HOME RUN! The desire for the classic muscle cars lives on. Thank you Saleen for offering such a tribute automobile. Steve & his group know what it takes to massage mustangs correctly, if you've ever had a Saleen Mustang pass you on the highway you know what I'm talking about. With the PJ model, you'll just see an orange blur. I would love to strap in and drive this one.....Parnelli Jones style! RGP
      • 8 Years Ago
      I believe it's a GT350H, not a GT500H!

      I really like each new addition. Bring'em on. And if you are one of the people asking "Why do I need this", then this is CLEARLY not the civic or scion that you are looking for. I say, move along.
      • 8 Years Ago
      A Saleen S281 on racing testostrone. Love it
      • 8 Years Ago
      I love it! I was hoping Ford would use the Cammer 5.0 engine and make a Boss 302 but glad Saleen did this. I was disappointed by the styling of the "normal" Saleen Mustang - the 2-element taillights and "riceresqe" pin lights up front were in my opinion bad choices. This one looks great though!
      • 8 Years Ago
      RE #8 Ford isn't selling these...Saleen is. Saleen buys a stock Mustang from Ford and then apply the Saleen modifications. All Ford gets is the "pub" and whatever they charge Saleen for the cars.

      I don't think are too many special editions. Each one is pretty unique in looks and performance. I really like the Roush Stage III in black. Most of these special models are recreated from past models. Remember the previous gen Mustangs had multiple special editions.

      Re #6 Spoken like a true commuter. Maybe you don't "need" a $50k Mustang but there are plenty of ppl out there that do.

      Re #1 Ford had the balls to build a 475hp Mustang though. Guess that doesn't count huh?
      • 7 Years Ago
      I FIND IT SO FUNNY THAT NOBODY MENTIONED TO NOTICE, ONLY 500 UNITS WILL BE BUILT!!!!!!!!WITH THE FIRST ONE GOING TO PARNELLI. THIS IS THE REAREST MUSTANG YET!BESIDES THE EXTREME S281 SLEDGEHAMMER, WHICH BY THE WAY WILL EAT ALL THE CARS I'VE READ ABOUT IN THIS BLOG ALIVE!!! 9200 SHELBY'S IN THE FIRST YEAR?, THATS NOT RARE TO ME GUYS!!!LIST IS $60,565 , AND THE MORE YOU SIT AROUND AND WAIT THE HIGHER THAT PRICE GOES. EVERYONE WILL BE SMACKIN' THEMSELVES IN THE HEAD 25YRS FROM NOW, WHEN THE PARNELLI ROLLS ACROSS THE BARRETT JACKSON BLOCK, AND GRABS A $125,000 BID. HURRY UP ! THEY ARE GOING QUICK!!!
      • 8 Years Ago
      Michael G, you would be complaining if there were no "special editions". Be happy that the Mustang is doing so well!
      Brian
      • 8 Years Ago
      I agree with everybody who thinks that there are too many special edition Mustangs. The one I really wanted to see was the Mach 1 and they've been traipsing around that for 2 years now. Anyway, this Saleen looks nice. I don't like his more radical stuff on the 99-04 Mustangs, but this is a nice Vintage custom look. I don't like the interior, but it sounds like this sucker will kick some serious tail. I also don't know if i like the idea of the static cling decals. Sounds flimsy.
      • 8 Years Ago
      Now that's Boss dawg, really Boss!!!
      • 8 Years Ago
      Talk about brand dilution. There seems to be a "special" edition mustang announced every day.

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