Chevrolet’s SS muscle sedan is heading into the 2015 model year with some worthwhile updates, the majority of them designed to bolster the car’s performance. While it’s been little secret that the 2015 Chevy SS will be available with a six-speed manual transmission and magnetic dampers, it’s been revealed that the car will...
Finding examples of Chevy’s economy car turned muscle machine from the 1968-’72 era on offer is never difficult, though the Nova’s popularity has meant that even the model that was once the budget buy of Chevy’s performance lineup is no longer cheap. This 1970 Chevrolet Nova SS 396 for sale on Hemmings.com is particularly interesting […]
Hennessey Performance Engineering HPE1000 The name is similar but no, it’s not a product of that well known French Cognac House. But, like a good Cognac, this just announced new Hennessey is going to leave a slight nutiness on your palate. Show More Summary
American sports car tuner Hennessey Performance has released a monstrous version of the Holden Commodore-based Chevrolet SS with more power than the original Bugatti Veyron. The Hennessey HPE1000 trades the Australian-made ChevroletShow More Summary
Introduced for the 2014 model year, the Chevrolet SS performance sedan is likely to pass into the 2015 model year with only a handful of updates. It is safe to assume that GM will add some of its latest in-car technology, such as high-speed...Show More Summary
Up until now, the Australian-turned-American Chevrolet SS checked off nearly all of the boxes for performance enthusiasts who sought a sedan that had a Corvette soul, but could take the family out to a weekend at the Circuit of the Americas. Only a six-speed automatic and old-school springs kept it from matching up with the […]
We're big fans of the Chevrolet SS here at Autoblog, west coast editor Michael Harley recently saying the Aussie import "comes across as a polished, and very well-rounded, sport sedan package that is more focused on performance thanShow More Summary
Not everyone is an automobile enthusiast, but for the most part, those who possess valid driver's licenses are usually able to differentiate between a performance car and a luxury car. Furthermore, they are usually capable of telling...Show More Summary
The Chevrolet Tahoe may not seem like ideal fodder for a performance vehicle, but with the launch of the redesigned 2015 GM full-size SUV lineup, now might be the perfect time to add a more muscular model to the lineup. Stranger things have happened. Chevy apparently doesn't find the idea too crazy. According to Car and Driver, the Bowtie brand is...
Kevin Harvick in the No. 4 Jimmy John’s Chevrolet SS turned in a dominating performance today leading 224 of the 312 laps to win The Profit on CNBC 500 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series race at Phoenix International Raceway (PIR). Harvick’s victory is the 24th of his career and marks him in the record book as PIR’s [...]
--> Shortly after Chevrolet launched the SS sports sedan onto the market Hennessey Performance came up with a pretty amazing tuning kit that raised the standard output up to 600 horsepower — up from 415 horsepower. A few weeks ago, we...Show More Summary
Oh, Chevrolet SS! You carry the shared hope of two nations, Australia and America, that the masses can still appreciate raw V8 muscle and sweet, sweet rear-wheel drive. And you get even better when Hennessey Performance gets their hands on you. Read more...
The bowtie division is back in the rear-drive-performance-sedan market with the new 2014 Chevrolet SS four-door, offering V-8 power for under $50,000. Built by GM’s Holden unit in Australia, the handsome SS, which rides on a 114.8-inch wheelbase, is a 3-inch-shorter version of the rear-wheel-drive Caprice sold primarily to law-enforcements fleets. Show More Summary
A paper published by an industry group claims the 2015 Chevrolet Corvette will be available with a new eight-speed automatic transmission. Claimed benefits are improved fuel economy, performance, and NVH levels compared to the current six-speed unit. Audi has released the first photo of its 2014 R18 e-tron quattro LMP1. The new race car is...
Chevy's two-prong full-size sedan strategy has dealt enthusiasts a serious performance four-door.
Posted on 12.4.2013 08:00 by Tushar How often do you think, the 2014 Chevrolet SS does not produce enough power? Apparently, it is a performance sedan with over 400 horsepower crammed into its engine bay and still, it isn’t enough for many motorheads. Show More Summary
American sports car tuner Callaway has produced an uprated version of the Holden Commodore-based Chevrolet SS performance sedan with power to rival the HSV GTS. The Callaway SS features a supercharged version of the regular Chevrolet’s 6.2-litre ‘LS3? V8, boosting … Continue reading ? The post Callaway SS: Yanks tune Commodore to 425kW appeared first on CarAdvice.
Callaway is the first to announce upgrades for Chevrolet’s more practical performance car, the 2014 SS muscle sedan. The company is offering buyers of the new SS a supercharging kit that sees output rise to 570 horsepower, up from the stock 415-hp rating. With the SS’s 6.2-liter LS3 engine taken out of the C6 Corvette, modifying it...
Posted on 11.12.2013 12:00 by Justin Cupler, Tushar With performance sedans, like the Ford Taurus SHO and the Dodge Charger R/T, having some success in the U.S., General Motors had little choice than to call upon its Australian division — Holden — for a car that could tap into this market and succeed. Show More Summary
Chevrolet performance manager John Fitzpatrick, in remarks at the SEMA show in Las Vegas, said that if the rear wheel drive V8 powered Chevrolet SS meets or exceeds its modest sales goals of 2000-3000 units a year of the Australian built sedan, the company may consider offering more powerful engines and a manual transmission. GM […]