Chevrolet SS Could Get 1LE Handling Package For No One To Buy

Shockingly, people haven't exactly lined up to spend between $37,000 and $52,000 on a V8-powered family sedan that's so visually bland it makes a Crown Vic look like a Countach, even if that sedan happens to be great to drive. Perhaps a Camaro 1LE-inspired option will help boost Chevrolet SS sales. Maybe? (Probably… » 2/17/15 3:17pm 2/17/15 3:17pm

Here Is Why No One Is Buying The Chevy SS

Recently, we posted about great cars that no one was buying. At number four was the Chevy SS, with a 415hp LS3 V8, rear-wheel drive and mag-ride suspension; it is a modern day E39 M5. The reason for such lackluster sales isn't because people don't want them, it is because they can't have the one they want. » 1/30/15 12:27pm 1/30/15 12:27pm

Lazy Geniuses At GM Leave Holden Logos On Chevy SS Options

So the new Chevy SS configurator is live. The big news is you can spec out your favorite V8 family sedan with a six speed manual. There's a little bit of hidden excellence deeper down the options list. » 12/01/14 6:22pm 12/01/14 6:22pm

Chevrolet SS Manual Transmission, Magnetic Ride Confirmed In Order Guide

Way back in April, we learned from Motor Trend's Jonny Lieberman that America's modern-day answer to the E39 BMW M5, the Chevrolet SS, was upping its game by adding a manual transmission and a Magnetic Ride suspension. After that, we never got official confirmation from General Motors. Until now! » 7/20/14 1:30pm 7/20/14 1:30pm

What If The Chevy SS Was A Supercharged Beast With A Manual Trans?

It's a Vauxhall VXR8 GTS against a Mercedes E63 AMG, but while the Merc is slightly faster off the line, that's not what I care about. Given that the Chevrolet SS is getting a manual next year, would you buy that or the Vauxhall if you could? » 5/09/14 2:46pm 5/09/14 2:46pm

Holy Crap The 2015 Chevrolet SS Is Getting A Stick Shift: Motor Trend

Big V8 power, rear-wheel drive and sleeper-ish good looks: there's a lot to love about the Chevrolet SS. But from the beginning, there has been one glaring omission enthusiasts everywhere have complained about: the lack of a manual transmission. Now we're hearing that's about to be fixed. » 4/26/14 10:41am 4/26/14 10:41am

The Chevy SS Isn't The Muscle Car You Think It Is

Look at the marketing and the name and you'd think the Chevy SS is nothing but a Corvette-engined mulletmobile good for nothing but burnouts. As it turns out, that's not what the car is like at all. It's something more endearing than that. » 4/07/14 3:40pm 4/07/14 3:40pm

The Chevy SS's Supercharged Euro Wagon Cousin Takes On the Audi RS6

We appreciate the 2014 Chevrolet SS. It is a solid take on a classic American sedan: big V8 in front sending power to the back. But there are ways it could be better. Like supercharging it and making it a wagon. » 3/28/14 4:45pm 3/28/14 4:45pm

Hennessey Chevrolet SS Runs A Sick Quarter For America, Australia

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. » 1/27/14 4:00pm 1/27/14 4:00pm

Watch Hennessey's 2014 Corvette Hit 200 MPH, Test Texas's Toll System

Ain't no horsepower like Texan horsepower. And our friends over at Hennessey know how to make it in gobs and gobs. This is their 2014 Corvette on a closed portion of Texas's Grand Parkway toll road, where it hits 200 MPH to test Texas's toll system. Because science. » 12/17/13 10:41am 12/17/13 10:41am

Callaway Boosting Chevy SS Sedan To 570 Horsepower

Before most people can even find a Chevy SS for sale, Callaway has put one under the knife and created a kit they think will bump horsepower to 570 and torque to 535 lb-ft. » 11/18/13 2:20pm 11/18/13 2:20pm

The V8-Powered 2014 Chevrolet SS Will Cost $44,470

Got a smidge under $45,000 that's burning a hole in your pocket? Then Chevrolet has an Australian-born, rear-wheel-drive, V8-packing sedan for you. » 6/04/13 12:37pm 6/04/13 12:37pm

The Holden HSV GTS Is The 575 Horsepower Chevrolet SS We Need To Have

Sometimes the Aussies get it right. Other times the Aussies get it really right. This is the Holden HSV GTS. It's a 2014 Chevy SS with the 575 horsepower supercharged V8 from the Camaro ZL1. That makes this Australia's most powerful car. Of course, it isn't coming to America. Damn. » 4/25/13 12:39pm 4/25/13 12:39pm

Canada Won't Be Getting The Chevrolet SS

Bad news for our friends in Canada. The new Chevrolet SS — the sedan that looks like a car you rent at the airport when Hertz or whoever didn't have the one you reserved but packs a 415-horsepower V8 so it's okay — will not be headed north.  » 2/21/13 2:37pm 2/21/13 2:37pm

Danica Patrick Becomes First Woman to Win a Top Tier NASCAR Pole,…

Yes, for the first time ever, a woman will lead a NASCAR Sprint Cup Series race to the green flag as Danica Patrick wins the pole for the Daytona 500. of course, plate qualifying isn't really about the driver as much as it is about the team, so that's really not her accomplishment so much as it is Crew Chief Tony… » 2/17/13 3:32pm 2/17/13 3:32pm

2014 Chevrolet SS: This Is It, But Forget The Manual

When we showed you the 2014 Holden Commodore SS V, many of you wondered whether that car would have a stick shift when it was imported to America as the next Chevrolet SS. It turns out that if you want the manual, you're gonna have to go to Australia. Bummer. » 2/16/13 8:00am 2/16/13 8:00am