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2015 Chevrolet SS Gets Optional 6-Speed Manual and Standard Magnetic Selective Ride Control

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It appears that previous reports regarding the 2015 Chevrolet SS were spot on, as GM’s fleet order guide website has listed new features for its performance sedan for the 2015 model year.

Actor Chris Pratt to Drive Chevrolet SS Pace Car for NASCAR Race at Indianapolis

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A 2014 Chevy SS painted red and silver will act as the pace car for the NASCAR race at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway on July 27. The race is called the “Crown Royal Presents the John Wayne Walding 400 at the Brickyard Powered by” - probably the longest name of a race in the world…

Consumer Reports Calls the Chevy SS a "Four-Door Corvette Sleeper"

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While not all reviewers working for Consumer Reports are as good as explaining themselves as others, the point of this Chevrolet SS review does go across: it’s a four-door Corvette-sleeper…

2015 Chevrolet SS will Reportedly Get Manual Gearbox, Magnetic Ride

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The Chevrolet SS will get important updates for the 2015 model year, including a six speed manual transmission and magnetic ride control suspension technology.

2014 Chevrolet SS Gets a Light Tuning Job from Ultimate Auto

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In the video-review of the 2014 Chevrolet SS from The Smoking Tire that we posted last night, Matt Farah expressed the opinion that, to fix the V8-powered sports saloon's main weakness, the lack of (styling) attitude, you need to get it in black and place some more aggressive wheels and rubber on all four corners.

The Smoking Tire Tries Out 2014 Chevy SS, Plus Fresh Gallery with 40 Photos

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In your opinion, what's the biggest complaint about GM's new 2014 Chevrolet SS, and to some extent, its Holden Commodore brethren? If you ask Matt Farah from The Smoking Tire, it’s the lack of pizazz in the styling department – he says "it looks exactly like a Malibu". I wouldn't fully agree on the last statement, but I think he's right overall.

GM Allegedly Pondering New Holden Commodore and Chevy SS Made in North America

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Holden may be waiting in its deathbed as a manufacturer, but the spirit of affordable and sporty rear-wheel drive sedans it inspired with the Commodore (and the Premiere, Monaro, Belmont, Kingswood etc. before that) could live on, as a report has GM looking to revive the series in North America.

2015 Chevrolet SS Pace Car Bursts Into Fire During NASCAR Race!

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That has to hurt (GM I mean); Chevrolet's newly launched 2015 SS sports sedan had a bad day while performing pace car duties at the NASCAR race in Daytona Beach, Florida, on Saturday night.

Watch Hennessey's Chevy SS HPE600 Run the 1/4 Mile, Plus Bonus Clips of Lexus LX, Corvette C7

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Hennessey Performance, one of the biggest engine-tuning names on this side of the pond, has dropped three videos of its most recent creations, including the 2014 Chevrolet SS HPE600, the Corvette C7 HPE700 Twin Turbo and the Lexus LX570 HPE500.

Callaway Charges 2014 Chevrolet SS with 570-Horses

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The newly released 2014 Chevrolet SS (the U.S. market version of GM Australia's new Holden Commodore SS V), has fallen into the power-thirsty hands of Callaway, which has just released its own take on the sports saloon.

Chevrolet's SEMA Corvette Stingray, Camaro and SS Concepts

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There are so many Chevrolet concepts heading to the Las Vegas Strip this week for the SEMA motor show that GM has opted to issue separate releases depending on the category they belong to. Today and following the announcements on Chevy's truck and passenger car studies, the bow and tie brand is affording us a first look at its sports and performance models.

Naturally, the spotlight is on the new 2014 Corvette Stingray that will be represented by three editions, starting with the 460hp Corvette Stingray Gran Turismo concept built to commemorate the game's 15th anniversary.

Which One Would You Get: 577HP Holden HSV GTS or 355HP Mercedes CLA45 AMG?

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There are many reasons for which imported cars (especially luxury models) are very expensive in Australia: it’s a remote country with a relatively small automobile market, it drives on the left side of the road and it has high import duties.

All these factors contribute to surreal prices. Take the Mercedes CLA45 AMG for example: it costs AU$86,900 (US$82,165) in Australia, compared to US$48,355 in the United States.

GM Prices New Commodore-Based 2014 Chevrolet SS V8 from $44,470

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Do you miss the Pontiac G8 and can't find a decent used example? GM has you covered as it has re-introduced the revised version of the Holden Commodore-based sports sedan in the States in the guise of the new 2014 Chevrolet SS, pricing of which was announced today before it goes on sale in the fourth quarter of 2013.

Available exclusively in the United States (sorry Canada) with a 6.2-liter V8 paired to a 6-speed automatic (sorry manual gearbox fans), the SS carries an MSRP of $44,470, including a $995 destination charge, which makes it cheaper than a similarly powered BMW 5-Series model, but on the same level as the smaller and less powerful 300hp 335i sedan ($44,075 with destination).

Chevy Exec Walks and Talks Around the 2014 SS Sedan

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The 2014 Chevrolet SS is a rear-wheel-drive performance sedan that promises to be the car the brand’s fans have long been waiting for. Whether or not it will live up to the hype, remains to be seen. Based on the Holden VF Commodore, the SS brings back to life the rear-wheel-drive V8-powered Chevrolet sedan that was so popular in the United States in the past.

Poll: Should Chevrolet Supercharge the SS with a ZL1 Edition?

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When Josh and I were exchanging thoughts about our 'Future Car' rendering of the 2014 Chevrolet SS last December, we decided to go with a ZL1-like version instead of the regular model, which we both saw as a potential addition to the range.

Once again, Josh performed his magic and correctly predicted the shape and styling details of the base SS and therefore, the Holden Commodore SS V as well, decorating the end result with all those special features one expects from a Z series Chevy,  including a ground effects kit, different bumper, honeycomb grille inserts and a bulging hood scoop – just like on the Camaro ZL1 and Corvette ZR1.

Canada Won't be Getting the 2014 Chevrolet SS After All

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After taking the decision to transfer production of the next generation Chevrolet Camaro back to the good ol' USA, General Motors is striking another blow to our friends up North as the automaker confirmed that it will not be offering the new 2014 Chevrolet SS performance sedan in Canada.

Poll: 2014 Chevrolet SS vs. Dodge Charger vs. Chrysler 300

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For sure, there are plenty of sporty flavored, rear-wheel drive sedans in the market, but the first two cars that come to mind as direct competitors to the new 2014 Chevrolet SS are without question, the 2013 Dodge Charger and the 2013 Chrysler 300.

General Motors won't be releasing prices for its bow-tie-badged Holden Commodore SS V until later this year, though, we anticipate to the SS to carry a similar price tag to its Chrysler Group challengers in the non-luxury, rear-wheel drive performance sedan category.

First Video Look at the 2014 New Chevrolet SS from the Daytona Presentation

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Chevrolet's highly anticipated re-entry in the rear-wheel drive, V8-powered sedan segment after an absence of nearly two decades, the new 2014 SS, was introduced this past Saturday at the Daytona International Speedway alongside the bow-tie brand's NASCAR competitor, which borrows the name, but not much else from the production model.

2014 Chevrolet SS Officially Unveiled, Gets 415HP 6.2-liter LS3 V8 [w/ Video]

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It may not have the firepower to worry the latest crop of German ├╝ber-sedans such as the Mercedes-Benz E 63 AMG or the BMW M5 but, nevertheless, the 2014 Chevrolet SS that was unveiled today at the Daytona International Speedway, where its racing version also debuted at the Daytona 500 NASCAR event, is a welcome addition to the Bow Tie’s range.

Holden Unwraps New Commodore SS V, Previews 2014 Chevrolet SS [w/Video]

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It looks like Holden is trying to grab as much attention as it can with the new generation Commodore VF by spreading out the presentations for each different model of the range.

After the unveiling of the regular Commodore this past weekend, GM's Australian subsidiary announced the performance SS V , which is the closest thing we've seen to the 2014 Chevrolet SS Sports Sedan, which is scheduled to debut this Saturday, February 16 at the Daytona International Speedway.