Tuners pumped a Sportruck XRR pickup up to 700 hp.

Tuners pumped a Sportruck XRR pickup up to 700 hp.

July 21, 2018 0 By autotimesnews

In addition to a significant increase in power, the upgraded pickup also received an improved suspension with 12-inch shock absorbers in front and 14-inch rear. Saleen has not yet disclosed the details of the pickup prices, there is also no data and the start of sales of the Sportruck XR.

The American sports car manufacturer Saleen, which is also known as a tuning workshop that is upgrading Ford’s production cars, has announced its return to the sports pickup market.

A couple of hours ago, the official presentation of the Sportruck XR pickup took place. In addition, a high-performance car will also be shown at the annual event in Bellevue (USA) this weekend. It is known that the pickup from Saleen, which was built on the basis of the Ford F-150, will be offered both with a supercharged engine and aspirated – the most powerful version will boast a capacity of more than 700 horsepower. Unfortunately, at the moment there is not all the data on the technical “stuffing” of a high-performance car, but already now it is known that Saleen will offer an additional exhaust system as an option, and some other details in the same spirit.

To the Sportruck XR pickup could cope with the rough terrain, engineers significantly upgraded the suspension of the standard Ford F-150. For example, in front and behind are installed 2.5-inch coilovers – screw suspension, which allows you to change the ground clearance of cars. In the version of Black Label will appear other upper and lower levers from Racecraft, 12-inch front shock absorbers, 14-inch rear shock absorbers, frame bushings.

The equipment list of the standard version of the Sportruck XR includes 13.8-inch ventilated front brake discs with 2-piston calipers and the same 13.8-inch rear wheels with 1-piston calipers. If desired, you can order 14-inch front brake discs with 6 piston calipers. You can choose from 7 colors of the support.

For the Sportruck XR exclusive front / rear bumper, other radiator grille, head lights and parking lights are available. The Saleen logo will appear on the headrests and floor mats.

Not so long ago, we wrote that specialists of the tuning studio Ares Design, specially for the SUV Land Rover Defender, prepared a tuning package.