What Is the Mustang Saleen S351?Last Updated February 5, 2020
Offered throughout the '90s and early 2000s, the Saleen S351 added some upgrades to the Mustang GT that allowed it to better compete against the Chevy Z28 and Pontiac Firebird. One of the biggest upgrades was introducing a 5.8L V8 engine, with a few refinements, to increase the horsepower to 371 and torque to 422.
More likely to be identified by exterior features that are not present than are present is the Mustang GTS. Favoring power over luxury, the Mustang GTS featured an HO 5.0L pushrod V8 engine, dual exhaust system, and 5-speed manual transmission. In 1996 Ford eliminated the GTS designation and replaced it with the 248A package.
The 1992 Mustang Mach 3 came with a supercharged 4.6L V8 engine capable of producing 450 horsepower. The Mach 3 was the Mustang product development team's attempt to come up with a newly designed Mustang for the fourth generation.
Between 1983 and 1986, the Predator Mustang was manufactured and sold through select dealerships. The brainchild of Tom Solomon, the designer involved with the Shelby and Cobra Mustangs, the Predator Mustang is one of the rarest and most sought-after Fox Body Mustangs due to the limited production numbers.
The Mustang GT-R concept car unveiled in 2005 signaled Ford's return as a road-racing machine. The GT-R featured a 5.0, 440 horsepower Cammer crate V8 engine which could be further modified to produce an additional 100 horsepower. While the GT-R never made it into regular production, many parts were made available to weekend racers.