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TEST DRIVE: 2017 Chevrolet Camaro SS 1LE Manual. “Before we get into the nitty-gritty details of h…

TEST DRIVE: 2017 Chevrolet Camaro SS 1LE Manual. “Before we get into the nitty-gritty details of how this hit parade of Chevrolet performance parts translates into test results, let us remind you of how well this sub-$50K Camaro SS 1LE performed at this year’s Lightning Lap competition at Virginia International Raceway. In Turn One, its […]

Chevrolet SS To Get Supercharged, Final Edition Model in 2017

4 months agoVehicles / Cars : TopSpeed

Launched in 2013 on the same platform as the Holden Commodore VF, the SS crossed the pond to the U.S. as Chevy’s first performance rear-wheel drive sedan since 1996 and a unique offering on the full-size market until the arrival of the Dodge Charger Hellcat. Show More Summary

Hennessey’s supercharged Chevy SS gets strapped to the dyno

7 months agoVehicles / Cars : Motor Authority

Hennessey Performance Engineering boss John Hennessey is a big fan of the Chevrolet SS. In fact he has a 2014 example in his personal collection. And his company has a series of upgrades for the sleeper sedan that lifts output well beyond the stock 415 horsepower. ALSO SEE: 1,451-horsepower Hennessey Venom GT sets world record The most potent are...

Motor Trend Measures The BMW M4 Against The Chevrolet Camaro SS: Video

7 months agoVehicles / Cars : TopSpeed

On the surface, a BMW M4 and a Chevrolet Camaro SS have very little in common. Sure, both are “performance” cars in the most literal definition of the word, but other than that, you might as well be comparing apples to oranges. But that’s on the surface. Show More Summary

Chevrolet SS not dead yet:: Product chief suggests replacement V8 performance sedan on its way

7 months agoVehicles / Cars : Car Advice

We all thought that the Holden Commodore-based Chevrolet SS performance sedan would be dead when General Motors shut down its Australian production facility in 2017. But that may not be the case. Based on a discussion at the 2016 New York motor show with Chevrolet Camaro chief engineer Al Oppenheiser, CarAdvice has learnt there’s a strong […]

Chevy announces 1LE package for V-6 and V-8 Camaros in 2017

9 months agoVehicles / Cars :

The V-6 2017 Camaro LT 1LE (L) and V-8 SS 1LE (R). Photos courtesy GM Media. First appearing in 1988, the 1LE performance and handling package has always been exclusive to V-8 Camaros. That changes for 2017, as Chevrolet has announced the availability of the 1LE package on both V-6 and V-8 sixth-generation Camaros equipped […]

Motor Authority Best Car To Buy Nominee: 2016 Chevrolet Camaro SS

10 months agoVehicles / Cars : Motor Authority

Each year dozens of new or significantly updated luxury and performance cars hit the market, and it is our job to drive them and report back to you. We also compare them and name our annual Best Car to Buy. We had to leave several excellent vehicles off our list of finalists this year, and we narrowed the nominees for the top prize down to seven...

Dyno Test Shows 2016 Camaro SS Putting Down More Power Than Corvette: Video

11 months agoVehicles / Cars : Motor Authority

We love the new 2016 Chevrolet Camaro SS, and now we have a better understanding as to why. Tuning firm Hennessey Performance just got its hands on one, and the first thing that it did was to strap the car to a dyno. The result was 431 horsepower and 427 pound-feet of torque at the wheels, with a manual-equipped car. Assuming even a very...

2016 Chevy SS, 2016 Ford Focus RS, 2017 Aston Martin DB11: Today’s Car News

Chevrolet continues to add updates to its SS muscle sedan despite the car’s lackluster performance in the showroom and expected demise in the coming years. The latest updates match those introduced on the car’s Australian cousin, the Holden Commodore, and consist of several visual tweaks. The Ford Motor Company [NYSE:F] has confirmed...

The 2016 Chevrolet Camaro SS Is Stupid Quick, Does 0 To 60 In 4 Seconds

last yearVehicles / Cars : Jalopnik

Chevy just released the performance specs for the new 2016 Chevrolet Camaro, and it seems that their very back-to-basics plan — add power, remove weight — is working, with the car shedding 390 pounds and going from zero to 60 MPH in four seconds. Those numbers are for the 455 HP 6.2-liter V8 SS model (on 20-in. RF4 tires) with an automatic. Read more...

2015 Chevrolet SS brings a great noise and solid performance from Down Under

last yearVehicles / Cars : Car Tech

The Chevrolet SS is a thinly dressed refresh of Holden Commodore, a distinctly Australian performance sedan that fits right in on American roads. But it has some shortcomings.

Chevrolet SS May Gain Camaro 1LE Package If The Suit Abides

You can row your own and enjoy its magnetic ride these days, but more fun may be coming for the Chevrolet SS if the suits allow it. Motor Trend says the brand’s engineers want to bring the Camaro 1LE package to the performance sedan....Show More Summary

Chevy SS to get 1LE-like handling pack

Motor Trend reports that Chevrolet engineers have worked out a 1LE package - the one that turns the Camaro into hot, trackable performer - for the SS sedan. The only question is whether it will ever get approved. Continue reading Chevy...Show More Summary

Help Name This 2015 Chevrolet Camaro Special Edition: Video

A new generation of the Chevrolet Camaro is just around the corner but that doesn’t mean the current model should be overlooked, as it’s still one of the best performance bargains available today, especially in SS trim. For this year’s SEMA, which takes place early next month, Chevy will be presenting this special edition 2015...

2015 Chevrolet SS Preview

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...

Hemmings Find of the Day – 1970 Chevrolet Nova SS 396

2 years agoVehicles / Cars :

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 is particularly interesting […]

Hennessey Announces Pumped-up HPE1000 Version Of Chevrolet SS Sedan

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

Hennessey HPE1000 Chevrolet SS : Tuned Commodore gets 746kW twin-turbo 7.0L V8

2 years agoVehicles / Cars : Car Advice

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

Chevrolet SS

2 years agoVehicles / Cars : TopSpeed

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

2015 Chevrolet SS To Gain Six-Speed Manual, Magnetic Suspension This Summer

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 […]

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