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Chevrolet Unveils the 2014 SS

Chevrolet Unveils the 2014 SS

Feb 18 2013, 10:51am CST | by

No manual transmission option

I'll admit to being rather excited to see what Chevrolet was going to unveil for the 2014 Chevrolet SS sedan. Now that the car is official, I can say that it looks pretty good. It also appears to...

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Chevrolet Unveils the 2014 SS

Feb 18 2013, 10:51am CST | by

No manual transmission option

I'll admit to being rather excited to see what Chevrolet was going to unveil for the 2014 Chevrolet SS sedan. Now that the car is official, I can say that it looks pretty good. It also appears to be a large and heavy automobile and only has 415 hp. I say only because Ford produces the same power from the 5.0-liter V8 engine.

The Chevrolet SS uses a 6.2-liter LS3 V-8 engine. Another problem I have with the new vehicle is that you can only get it with an automatic transmission. The automatic transmission has six-speeds and allows users to select gears manually using steering wheel paddles. Chevrolet claims the vehicle will hit 60 mph in about 5 seconds.

The car is based on the Holden VF Commodore. The vehicle is expected to go on sale in late 2013 starting in high $30,000 range, but official pricing is unannounced. I'd wager a modestly equipped SS will be well into the $40,000 range putting it out of the reach of most buyers who might be interested in the car.




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Perhaps to spice up an otherwise mild week—excepting that Acura NSX prototype fire—General Motors has issued six recalls to fix loose bolts, poor welding, and other miscellaneous problems, brining the automaker’s 2014 North American total to 60 actions. The 717,949 cars in the U.S. are all from the 2011–2015 model years and bring the total affected U.S. vehicles this year to about 25.5 million or more than nine ...
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Private Dinner With Steve Rifkind & Russell Simmons
Filed under: Classics, Coupe, Performance, Videos, Chevrolet, Dodge, Mazda, Nissan, Porsche, Toyota Oh, the heady days of 1993, back when the Clinton Presidency was just getting underway, and it seemed like every hot new rock band was coming out of Seattle. Sports cars in the US had finally shaken off the shackles that slowed them during the '70s and '80s, and you could buy any number of legitimately quick vehicles again. MotorWeek recently went d ...
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Five of the most underrated engines and their true power

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You might think that it’s advantageous for an automaker to always claim the highest possible output they can on their engines. But sometimes, in order to get lower insurance rates or sneak into certain racing classes, manufacturers underrate their engines and say they make less power than they actually do. Naturally, this leads to a lot of talk about what engines “really make.” Well, the talk can stop here ...
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SUV's, Crossover Vehicles Surpass Sedan Sales For First Time
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