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 […]
Calls for more power and manual transmissions from Chevrolet SS customers in the US may encourage the American brand to discuss an expansion of its partnership with Holden and sister company HSV. Chevrolet performance cars marketingShow More Summary
GM's honcho of high-performance marketing says a more powerful 2014 Chevrolet SS could be on its way.
There's a fun cliche for all-black cars based on an old Chevrolet Impala SS advertisement - "Lord Vader, your car is ready." It's been reproduced seemingly every time an automaker comes out with a menacing, black car. This Acura Street Performance ILX is for a different movie villain, though. Show More Summary
Chevrolet presented an onslaught of performance cars at the 2013 SEMA show this week, with the highlights being a trio of tasty Corvette Stingray concepts, a Silverado performance pickup, an SS personalized by Jeff Gordon and a handful of custom Camaros. It is one of these custom Camaros that is the focus of our latest SEMA live gallery post...
Posted on 11.5.2013 18:00 by Kirby Garlitos The Chevrolet Camaro Performance Garage Concept may be based on the Camaro SS, but it’s also a track-oriented muscle car that carries a host of performance components from the SS’ big brothers: the Z/28 and ZL1. Show More Summary
Compared to the stock Chevrolet SS sports sedan, Jeff Gordon's version looks much meaner (in a good way). Somehow it comes off as more butch than the upgrades would suggest, almost as if it has a wide-body kit (compare the Chevrolet Jeff Gordon SS Performance Sedan Concept to the near-production car). Show More Summary
Posted on 11.5.2013 12:00 by Kirby Garlitos The Chevrolet SS may not get the same love as the Corvette and Camaro in the Bowtie’s lineup, but sleeping on this raunchy sedan is a big mistake. NASCAR driver Jeff Gordon will likely reprimand you for doing so. Show More Summary
KEVIN HARVICK, NO. 29 BUDWEISER CHEVROLET SS – RACE WINNER STARTED ON THE POLE, LED THE MOST LAPS AND BROUGHT IT HOME AND PARKED IT IN VICTORY LANE. WHAT A DOMINATING PERFORMANCE. WHAT DOES IT SAY ABOUT THIS TEAM TO MAKE THIS STATEMENT IN THE CHASE THE WAY YOU DID TODAY? “Well first off I [...]
Aside from what it's like to drive the 2014 Chevrolet SS, there is really nothing we don't already know about the new performance sedan, a fact confirmed when the order guide for the car popped up in our email. SSForums.com has managed...Show More Summary