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Saleen is the leader in designing and manufacturing American high-performance sports cars and supercars. With 40+ years of experience developing cars with the Ford Motor Company, Saleen is now fundraising to bring the Saleen S1 to market.
With 300+ racing wins, Saleen has been featured in Road & Track, USA Today, Wall Street Journal, Robb Report, Motor Trend, Muscle Cars and Trucks, Auto Evolution, Teslarati, Hot Cars, Fox News, and more.
The Luxury-Premium Performance market was $617 billion in 2022 and is expected to reach over $1 trillion by 2030. Saleen hopes to capitalize on this growth by continuing the Saleen Original Series.
While the Saleen S1 is brand new, the Saleen business is far from new. The company has a 40-year history with the Ford Motor Company, where they design, develop, manufacture, and sell high-performance vehicles based on the chassis of the Ford Mustang, Ford F-150, and new Ford Bronco. While these Ford vehicles are part of the Saleen Signature Series, we are continuing our Saleen Original Series with the Saleen S1, a two-seater sports car entirely designed and developed by Saleen Automotive.
Saleen is led by Steve Saleen, who is recognized worldwide for his expertise in specialized vehicle manufacturing, vehicle certification processes, and mass customization. In total, Steve Saleen has been an inventor to 25 patents across multiple facets of automobile design, development, and manufacturing.
The Problem & Our solution
Bringing a new series of vehicles to the marketplace is almost impossible unless you are a large, established, global manufacturer. However, Saleen has been making original vehicles for years, commencing with the Saleen S7 Supercar in 2000, Ford GT 2004-2006, and the Dodge Viper.
The Saleen S1 is the next chapter in the Saleen Original Series. Seeing the need for a true “Driver’s Car,” Steve Saleen and team started with a clean sheet of paper and designed the S1 based on 40 years of racing experience.
**The Saleen S1 is in the prototype phase and is not currently available on the market.
THE MARKET & OUR TRACTION
We believe Saleen is positioned well in a growing market, as the luxury premium performance car market was estimated to be $617 billion in 2022 and is expected to grow at a CAGR of 6.9% from 2023 to 2030, reaching over $1 trillion by 2030. Saleen hopes to capitalize on this growth by launching the Saleen Original Series, first with the S1 and then introducing additional models in the following years. Saleen is continuing to see strong demand throughout the pandemic and is optimistic about the growth of its largest revenue stream, the Saleen Signature Series. (Source, Source)
Saleen generates revenue by designing, developing, and manufacturing automobiles. Currently, the majority of our revenue comes from the Saleen Signature Series, which includes globally popular Ford automobiles such as the Ford Mustang, Ford F-150, and Ford Bronco. The company’s newest revenue stream will come from the production and sales of the Saleen Original Series, which are designed, developed, and produced entirely in-house by Saleen Automotive.
We believe Saleen has a significant advantage in the marketplace over new competitors because of our existing distribution channels. We’ve established a dealership network of 80 Ford dealers and are continuously expanding as needed. By utilizing these dealers, Saleen has direct access into an existing customer base that provides tremendous opportunities. We also plan to open additional “Saleen Premiere” dealerships specifically aimed at marketing the Saleen Original Series like the S1. Saleen Premiere dealerships, much like the Ford dealers, are full service dealers that offer financing, service, and warranty. In addition to the dealership distribution model, Saleen also plans to expand on its previous 3e concept (Irvine) and open additional Saleen 3e centers at select locations. Saleen 3e Centers are direct to consumer showrooms (3e = Entertain, Educate, and Experience) that showcase the vehicles and the entire Saleen experience.
With its 40 year racing legacy, it makes perfect sense for Saleen to be present at appropriate racing venues to further expand its reach. By utilizing “Ride and Drives,” potentially new customers will be able to experience the awesome Saleen S1 first hand and turn the “interested” into “buyers.”
We believe Saleen is an established and extremely successful company, meaning an investor will invest not only in a new car series, but also in a company already generating revenue through its relationship with Ford Motor Company, including a 40-year history of racing and manufacturing. In addition to this, an investor will be getting a stake in the Saleen Original Series, starting with the S1, a high-performance American-made two-seater sports car entirely developed and designed by Saleen Automotive.
Saleen is fundraising to bring the S1 to market and eventually launch other cars in the Saleen Original Series. Investments in Saleen will help with S1 development, certification, manufacturing, the launch of Saleen 3e Centers, and the expansion of Saleen Original Series with other models.
Join Saleen and bring a new line of high-performance cars to the world! We create experiences, relationships, and lifestyles, centered around innovative, stylish, and high performance vehicles.
Saleen is a well-known company with a 40-year history in the automotive industry. The company started in competitive racing and quickly moved to manufacturing high-performance automobiles, including those under the Ford Motor Company umbrella. Saleen is continuing the Saleen Original Series, with the launch of the Saleen S1, a two-seater sports car entirely designed and developed by Saleen Automotive.
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He began his career as a producer/cameraman and went on to produce and direct over 150 episodes of the award winning, weekly TV series Hot Rod Magazine on Speed Channel. He was the creative director and instrumental in launching the broadband, streaming network Torque.tv which became Motortrend OnDemand, and was later sold to Discovery Communications. Throughout his career in advertising he has worked with many automobile OEMs such as Acura, Honda, Fiat, Lexus, Toyota, Jeep, Dodge and Ram to name a few. Prior to joining Saleen, he was an executive producer at the world renowned Trailer Park agency in Hollywood, CA. While at Trailer Park, Greg was one of the leads and creative forces behind a series of Alfa Romeo commercials, and was the EP on the Alfa Romeo Super Bowl campaign that launched them back into the US market. Greg holds a BSME degree along with a MFA degree. He is a recipient of numerous CLIOs, Tellys, and ProMax/BDA advertising and content awards.
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In 2019 he joined Saleen and was involved in the Development of the Saleen S1, and the Saleen Formula; a track-only, formula spec racecar.
Having insight into the latest technology for the burgeoning EV marketplace, he worked as a consultant for BYD – Shenzhen, supervising numerous vehicles until 2021.
He has been a recipient of numerous design awards; including RedDot for the LaFerrari in 2015, RedDot Best of the Best in 2015 for the Ferrari FXX-K. His Projects also won the IF Gold Award for 2016, and RedDot Best of the Best for the Ferrari Portofino in 2018.
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SALEEN AUTOMOTIVE, INC. will offer 10% additional bonus shares for all investments that are committed by investors that are eligible for the StartEngine Crowdfunding Inc. OWNer's bonus.
This means eligible StartEngine shareholders will receive a 10% bonus for any shares they purchase in this offering. For example, if you buy 100 shares of Common Stock at $1.25 / share, you will receive 110 shares of Common Stock, meaning you'll own 110 shares for $125. Fractional shares will not be distributed and share bonuses will be determined by rounding down to the nearest whole share.
This 10% Bonus is only valid during the investors eligibility period. Investors eligible for this bonus will also have priority if they are on a waitlist to invest and the company surpasses its maximum funding goal. They will have the first opportunity to invest should room in the offering become available if prior investments are canceled or fail.
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