SALEEN is returning to its core expertise in upgraded Mustangs – with a three-pack of 2015 S302 models now available to order.
The choices are dubbed White Label, Yellow Label and Black Label — with the latter two offering supercharged engine options through the standard stick-shift or automatic transmissions.
The pricing for the supercharged cars starts from $54,000 with the V8 putting out 730 horsepower. The top-flight Black Label S302 adds a significant $20,000 to the pricing, largely thanks to an extensive carbon-fiber exterior makeover, as seen below.
The style changes are a mix of cool — like the giant five-spoke alloys — and less-cool. The nose creates more or a horizontal intake look with gloss-black pillars for the top of the standard Mustang grille frame.
This nose revamp is slightly Camaro-esque in its effect — but definitely does change the look of the Mustang dramatically. In back, a giant spoiler is a bit 1990s for our taste, mounted atop the trunk like a giant blob and looking less than functional at improving aero performance or downforce. The painted B-pillar also confuses – the black window area is one of the Mustang’s nicest design elements.
The seats inside are also a bit of a fatboy special, looking far less intense and performance-focused than the standard Mustang GT’s available Recaro buckets.
Even so, the overhaul of these S302 Mustangs by Saleen seem promising at delivering massively more Mustang thrills to dedicated owners.
Check out the full photo set below of the Black Label S302, plus the features and brochures of the three trim levels.