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?
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.
Since Cadillac is reportedly killing off its short-lived CTS-V Sport Wagon, if you want a really badass car with this body style in the US, you have to go for the awesome yet rather expensive Mercedes-Benz E63 AMG Wagon. Meanwhile in Great Britain, Vauxhall is giving people the new version of the VXR8 Tourer, a car…