SALEEN - Everything You Need to Know | Up to Speed

  • Published on May 23, 2019
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    Saleen has been a staple in the tuning world since the ‘80s, and has helped so many Mustangs reach their final form. They’re currently working on a car for the GT4 racing world, and have gone through a ton to get here! Join James as he dives into the history of Saleen!
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  • Donut Media
    Donut Media  Month ago +94

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    • Todd Dotson
      Todd Dotson 27 days ago

      You guys forgot about the Saleen S7 Power upgrade offered from Saleen that bumped it to 1000hp

    • Spencer Sasse
      Spencer Sasse 28 days ago

      No u

    • XSilverSkullX XSilverREAPeRX
      XSilverSkullX XSilverREAPeRX 29 days ago +1

      Do a video on the, De Tomaso Pantera

    • PhantomCraftGaming
      PhantomCraftGaming Month ago

      you guys should see if assoluto Racing will give you guys a sponsor its a free racing game on android and ios with console level graphics

    • Ruined _SRT4
      Ruined _SRT4 Month ago

      Should do livernois did a walk around their shop it’s so crazy what they have

  • OnPointFirearms
    OnPointFirearms 11 hours ago

    Lewis Hamilton is a rags to riches story. Nico was a typical rich cunt.

  • Jonas Walluszik
    Jonas Walluszik 23 hours ago

    No,the McLaren F1 is faster and older
    But the S7 is also very fast

  • dasist9573
    dasist9573 Day ago

    I love that guy

  • Ed Carlson
    Ed Carlson Day ago


  • seokjinintheiggyoogaooga

    so my name is saleen and um i find out im a car?? wowzaz 😂😂😂

  • JP Labs
    JP Labs 2 days ago

    Ten years after the F1 the Americans still couldn’t do 100BHP/L N/A....

  • Bryan Chang
    Bryan Chang 2 days ago

    Sooo I think I fell in love

  • RGV Skater.zz
    RGV Skater.zz 2 days ago

    Now that u mentioned Tim Allen, he was in a movie called The Shaggy Dog and that movie featured a saleen focus n20

  • donald scott
    donald scott 2 days ago

    Made it thru gang territory my boi a g he outta Inglewood

  • chico suave
    chico suave 3 days ago

    Donut Media I love your videos but the way you’re mispronouncing words is a little too much dude! I know y’all already did the Camaro video but will you do a fourth gen Camaro video? A lot of people think that the fourth gen cars are the best Camaros.

  • HM Car Reviews
    HM Car Reviews 3 days ago

    Ginetta do the racing series. Can you do a segment on Ginetta too?

  • Eddie Mix
    Eddie Mix 4 days ago +2

    At 1:53 he’s “tinkering” under the hood however in a Porsche 356 the engine is in the back. 🤫 your secrete is safe with me...

  • Aadhish Babu
    Aadhish Babu 4 days ago

    Make up to speed on G Wagon

  • Mark
    Mark 4 days ago

    Interesting video, but stop screaming every now and then. It's not "fun" och "cool", it's just annoying.

  • Nick Foltz
    Nick Foltz 5 days ago

    Your goofy ass dude and I love it!

  • Laxavier Carruth
    Laxavier Carruth 6 days ago

    I wanna be the Lebron of race kars 😔

  • DJ 12
    DJ 12 6 days ago +1

    Thank you Saleen to make one of my favorite cars!

  • DJ 12
    DJ 12 6 days ago +1

    Man my favorites're Saleen S302, Saleen S281 and Saleen S5S Raptor. Btw u didn't say anything about Saleen S5S Raptor.

  • Mutsa Katsidzira
    Mutsa Katsidzira 7 days ago +2

    Imagine this guy on the daily show

  • Charles Carr
    Charles Carr 7 days ago

    The first thing he said about turning small little hay fed pony cars into thick cornfed buff horses changed my fucking life.

  • Patrick Quade
    Patrick Quade 8 days ago

    great video!
    to point out, 388k in 2000 would be closer to 550k today rather than 1.5M.

  • Darrian Weathington
    Darrian Weathington 8 days ago +1

    We need a Cobra car Co-JUICED by saleen and Hennessy... my pants tightening at the idea

  • Xavier White
    Xavier White 9 days ago

    S7 ... 50 cent's candy shop car!

  • 1985 Toyota AE86 Sprinter Trueno APEX GT

    The S1 looks absolutely amazing

  • 1985 Toyota AE86 Sprinter Trueno APEX GT

    11:46 That Saleen is so fast it's literally strafing on the dyno.

  • The Stig
    The Stig 10 days ago

    6:47 best use of rocky ever

  • Ryan Stuve
    Ryan Stuve 10 days ago

    BMW 2002. Give it a try

  • utkarsh seth
    utkarsh seth 10 days ago +1

    Man your content is dope.
    Love from India ❤️

  • Federico Puttin
    Federico Puttin 10 days ago

    7:53 MORE POWA BABY!!!!

  • Errol Fitzpatrick
    Errol Fitzpatrick 10 days ago

    Up to speed alpina b7

  • Strawberry God
    Strawberry God 11 days ago +1

    Ok don't judge me but the first time I saw a S7 I thought it was a modded McChicken F1 (McLaren)

  • Mr Mk
    Mr Mk 11 days ago

    I’ve started using your lingo when referring to hrspurers lol

  • Dustin Becktold
    Dustin Becktold 11 days ago

    I work as a tech at a Ford dealer and we've had problems with EVERY SINGLE SALEEN we have ordered. Some even got shipped with the CEL on already. I can go on for about half an hour with all the problems we've had to fix on brand new cars but a quick Google search will bring you... "up to speed" on all things $hitty about Saleen vehicles.

  • Dustin Becktold
    Dustin Becktold 11 days ago

    Uh, I normally love your videos but what is up with talking about a supercharged foxbody 302 and showing a NA foxbody 302 at the same time? Same question with the 2.3 turbo engine that is talked about yet we're shown a V8? What's going on here?

  • Garriett Menzies
    Garriett Menzies 11 days ago

    You never covered the saleen Ford explorer

  • Thandokuhle Sibanyoni
    Thandokuhle Sibanyoni 12 days ago


  • Reaper
    Reaper 12 days ago

    Too many hrsprs

  • Lekha Pratap
    Lekha Pratap 12 days ago

    This was much needed

  • No8lc7 C
    No8lc7 C 12 days ago

    So is Tim Allen still a part of Saleen?

  • ImTheBP
    ImTheBP 12 days ago +1

    Burnout 3 gang

  • Lucas Thompson
    Lucas Thompson 12 days ago

    Forgot to mention that 1,500hp s7 upgrade they came out with a couple years ago where you could upgrade the turbos on existing s7 turbos and turn that 700hp into 1500hp

    JALLMYD 12 days ago

    I live in Riverside 😂😂😂

  • DEVILISH 413
    DEVILISH 413 12 days ago

    This faggot needs to learn English

  • DEVILISH 413
    DEVILISH 413 12 days ago

    This guys not funny at all and he needs to take a shower

  • DEVILISH 413
    DEVILISH 413 12 days ago

    This host is a disgusting slob

  • Raymund Jusay
    Raymund Jusay 13 days ago

    Donut Luv it>>>>>

  • Douglas Barker
    Douglas Barker 13 days ago

    GenII lightnings didnt have a 351, the gen I did...smh

  • Bob The Builder
    Bob The Builder 13 days ago

    *Midnight club La music intensifies*

  • Fiat Punto
    Fiat Punto 13 days ago

    I really want a full look on that green mustang with donut plates in the back

  • Daniel Duvall
    Daniel Duvall 13 days ago

    Wrong lightning..

  • aqua_bro
    aqua_bro 13 days ago +6

    "slick as Nolan's shaved body"
    Not the mental image i wanted, neither the one i needed

  • ExplorerMike99
    ExplorerMike99 13 days ago +2

    Yea got everything you need to know but you guys never talked about the Saleen xp8 or xp6 which were second gen Explorers with either a 5.0 na or supercharged and AWD

  • Joe da XRE190
    Joe da XRE190 13 days ago

    Didnt know about his history. Respect

  • jeff 775
    jeff 775 14 days ago

    I came here for info on a cool man and the cool cars he made. Not to watch your dumb ass sit there and try to be funny by yelling and saying words with stupid pronunciations like some social outcast from 4th grade. Grow up. Be professional. Cut out the annoying BS and just give us the facts about the cars, because that's why we clicked. No one clicks to see an unfunny presenter who thinks he's bringing in the views. Just, for the love of God, stop.

  • quacko11
    quacko11 14 days ago

    Its funny becuase the lightning you showed didnt have the 351 only the first generation lightning had the 351W

  • deliziöse Tiefkühlkost
    deliziöse Tiefkühlkost 14 days ago +2

    Pronounced bilstein pretty good

  • Alana Scalzo
    Alana Scalzo 14 days ago

    Up to speed on Dodge Challenger

  • LtCmdrMaximus
    LtCmdrMaximus 15 days ago

    Hated your humor at first now I love it

  • Vincent Lullo
    Vincent Lullo 15 days ago +1


  • romu edorh
    romu edorh 15 days ago

    Aaaaaaaa Tesla copied the saleen one design for the roadster ... interesting

  • Sir Nippleton McSugarteets

    I love the teal colour on that awesome Saleen in the background

  • Vince Garcia
    Vince Garcia 17 days ago

    My dog got annoy at 7:54
    She was just looking at me judging me on my form of entertainment lol

  • AG19RDR
    AG19RDR 17 days ago

    13:29 So Dodge themselves, many years later, did the same thing and called it the Hellcat. Lmao

  • Thomas Bangalter
    Thomas Bangalter 17 days ago

    *_2:28_**_ I knew he was gonna say " and freaking won "_*

  • Nicholas Lee
    Nicholas Lee 17 days ago

    Thats the wrong body Lightning. It actually made more hrspwrs with the blown overhead cam mod motor...

  • Nick A
    Nick A 17 days ago

    I mean, Saleen is cool and all, but you didn't even touch on their S121 Focus or Focus N2O in the early 2000's.

  • Adam Schafer
    Adam Schafer 18 days ago

    Where’s the raptor?

  • Antoniy Deliyski
    Antoniy Deliyski 18 days ago

    Please, make "MO PAWA BABY" shirts

  • Danny Gonzalez
    Danny Gonzalez 18 days ago

    You should do up to speed on SVT and Roush

  • Benny Rides
    Benny Rides 18 days ago

    My dad pushed 650 hrspwrs out of a 1991 mustang GT in 1997 with the stock 5-o

  • Shredda
    Shredda 18 days ago

    Honda Crx up to speed next

  • Aaron Gaming
    Aaron Gaming 18 days ago

    But what about the Saleen S5S raptor

  • 04dram04
    04dram04 18 days ago

    The saleen S7 is still one of the most exotic styled cars ever made. Still looks fresh today

  • Bananabananarepublic
    Bananabananarepublic 18 days ago +1

    Can we all just pause for a moment to appreciate what is possibly the most southwest American accent in an intro ever?

  • The Frozetti
    The Frozetti 18 days ago

    Are the mustangs idiot proof?

  • Tristan Krzyzanek
    Tristan Krzyzanek 18 days ago

    Please do the Honda Element because of all the space it has in the back

  • l00katy0utb3
    l00katy0utb3 18 days ago

    Love the vids, keep those hrspr up!! I crack up Every time he says it.

  • Tony Cerros
    Tony Cerros 20 days ago

    Why did you skip the new edge Mustang saleen?

  • Phil Rodrigues
    Phil Rodrigues 20 days ago

    I met Steve saleen at a mustang show in Rhode island great guy

  • Bryan Sanderson
    Bryan Sanderson 20 days ago


  • TheRed58Fury
    TheRed58Fury 20 days ago

    Do you want a Ferrari? No. A Lamborghini? No. I want a freaking S7! Always have loved these cars. I would love the new Sportruck.

  • Ryan Murphy
    Ryan Murphy 21 day ago

    James it's stupid when you mispronounce words, bit i love how you add character to certain bit skits, STOP saying words like hursepurrs, fuckin stupid

  • Santiago Hernandez
    Santiago Hernandez 21 day ago

    I would still never buy an s7

  • BryBryProduction
    BryBryProduction 22 days ago

    skip to 1:29 and avoid all the bullshit ad this motherfucker is advertising... I came for the cars and not the advertisements you douchebag!!!

  • kachy Joseph
    kachy Joseph 23 days ago


  • 2011.5BBC
    2011.5BBC 23 days ago

    Wow those mustangs didn’t hit the crowd!

  • Shawn Barnish
    Shawn Barnish 23 days ago

    @ 14:25 in the video it looks like a SUPERCHARGED Ford V8 when he's speaking of the TURBOCHARGED 2.3 Liter 4 cyl for the Saleen 1

  • Jose Cardoso
    Jose Cardoso 23 days ago

    Bumper2B on Saleen S7!

  • Miralema Zuljevic
    Miralema Zuljevic 23 days ago

    U gorgonzole the saleen s5s raptor its theyre other super car

  • memeguy2000
    memeguy2000 24 days ago


  • novan gebbyano
    novan gebbyano 24 days ago

    Everything i need to know about cosworth dfv please....

  • mickeynismocat
    mickeynismocat 24 days ago

    Should have put a barra in it......

  • CoffeeMed
    CoffeeMed 24 days ago

    I thought I knew a bit about cars but dang I've never heard of 3/4 of these homeboy editions. Some serious power in those 'old fords'.

  • Jacob5se
    Jacob5se 24 days ago

    Anyone know what paint is on the Green S281?

  • marcus vasquez
    marcus vasquez 24 days ago


  • myles adams
    myles adams 24 days ago

    Best episode yet baby boy pumphery

  • 2k Gamer
    2k Gamer 24 days ago +2

    The S7 generated more downforce than it's weight. In theory meaning it could drive upside down.

  • Jas B
    Jas B 24 days ago +7

    13:41 - Its called the Camaro 620 b/c it has a 6.2 Ltr V8. The Dodge Challenger version is called the 570 b/c 5.7 Ltr V8.
    The More You Know ✰

  • username12 de
    username12 de 24 days ago

    Do bugatti plsssss