2008 Chevy HHR SS First Drive Preview: World's 2nd Fastest Breadvan,…

I woke up this morning in Arizona and spent the day happily hooning the go fast Nurburgring-tuned version of Chevrolet's HHR on freeways, twisty mountain two-laners and the Bondurant Road Course. How does the car drive? How's the Launch Mode? How do 260 horses and 260 ft-lb of torque feel through the front wheels?… » 12/14/07 12:01am 12/14/07 12:01am

SEMA 2007: Chevrolet HHR Panel SS Revealed Live, We Check Out The Big…

Check out the inside of the back end of the newly revealed Chevy HHR Panel SS custom concept. How bad of a case of the red-ass does this SuperSport have with all of that hot red leather? Yeah, that's right — that's all red leather covering the interior of the cargo bay from the waistline up. Because this HHR SS is for… » 10/30/07 12:59am 10/30/07 12:59am

"Maximum" Bob Lutz Throws Down On The PT Cruiser!


At last night's Chevy HHR SS reveal, the main product man for the General presented with open hands a red bomb of turbocharged power onto the assembled media. But then, as you can see from the above video, he pulled that hand back and gave a backhanded slap to the boys in Auburn Hills for the Chrysler PT Cruiser… » 8/17/07 3:45pm 8/17/07 3:45pm

2008 Chevy HHR SS In Black Gives Us A "Show", But Can The Car Also "Go"?

One of us likes his cars black, the same way he likes his coffee. But the black Chevy HHR SS we spotted at the HHR SS reveal yesterday and that we've got pictured up above and in the gallery below — may have some "Go" to go along with the "Show." You see, this particular tester is the actual prototype HHR SS the GM… » 8/17/07 11:30am 8/17/07 11:30am

Live From The Woodward Dream Cruise, It's The Chevy HHR SS Reveal!

After all the hoopla, we're now done with our coverage of the Chevy HHR SS. We've just seen "Maximum" Bob Lutz drive the 2008 Chevrolet HHR SS into the parking lot here at the Athens Coney Island on Woodward Avenue in lovely Birmingham, MI and we now feel we can die complete. OK, that's a lie. Really, it was kind of a… » 8/16/07 4:36pm 8/16/07 4:36pm

The 2008 Chevrolet HHR SS Lets Us Hear Its Engine As It Runs Away From…


We've now got ourselves some running footage of the new 2008 Chevrolet HHR SS as it takes to the streets — more than likely in an attempt to get away from "Maximum" Bob Lutz's earlier spoiler-fondling. OK, that's a lie — the HHR SS probably enjoyed it — we know we would. But whatever the reason, we're just happy to… » 8/16/07 9:30am 8/16/07 9:30am

Bob Lutz On The Chevy HHR SS: "Muscle Car Performance...That Goes Like…


"Maximum" Bob Lutz, the vice chairman for the General, got in front of the camera to talk a bit about his new baby — the Chevy HHR SuperSport — the same HHR esh-esh we revealed last night via press photos, and we'll be on hand for at the live unveiling later today. The lead product man for GM had us riveted with his… » 8/16/07 8:45am 8/16/07 8:45am