Racing fans should tune in to the Team Chevy facebook page tomorrow morning at 9:30AM Central to get the first look at the new Chevrolet SS NASCAR race car. This small block V-8, rear-wheel drive performance sedan will hit showrooms late next year and the details of the production model are still under wraps, but the NASCAR configuration will be officially revealed at tomorrow’s press conference at the Encore Theater at Wynn Las Vegas. This car will make its official Sprint Cup Series debut at the 2013 Daytona 500 next February.
Pontiac G8 fans take note: the 2014 Chevrolet SS performance sedan is set to arrive in Chevy showrooms late in 2013, GM announced today. The highly anticipated four-door will wear the SS, or Super Sport also will serve as Chevrolet’s NASCAR Sprint Cup car, debuting at the 2013 Daytona 500. In the meantime, the 2014 SS model will be built in Australia alongside an updated version of the Holden VF Commodore. The Chevy SS will use a shorter wheelbase and, of course, come with a V-8 engine under the hood.
Also ,Standard and available options should include the Chevrolet MyLink connectivity system, HID headlights with LED daytime running lights, quad exhausts, and Brembo brakes. Branded as a Chevy, it should have a chance at long-term success. The new four-door marks the first time since the B-Body Chevy Caprice and Impala SS were discontinued in 1996 that Chevy will offer a rear-drive sedan in the U.S.
Chevrolet and Phillips Chevrolet today announced the return of a V-8 powered, rear-wheel-drive performance sedan to the U.S. lineup, the Chevrolet SS. The SS also be Chevrolet‘s next Nascar sprint cup racecar and will debut in its race configuration at the 2013 Daytona 500. Chevrolet has a long history of using the SS (super sport) designation on high-performance models of some of its most enduring nameplates. The first production vehicle offered with an SS option was the 1961 Impala- 453 were built with the performance upgrades which included a modified chassis and suspension, power brakes, a steering column mounted tachometer and unique wheels and tires. The Chevrolet SS will be a derivative of the award-winning global rear-wheel-drive architecture that spawns performance vehicles like Chevrolet Camaro and Holden’s upcoming VF commodore. Chevrolet was America’s best-selling performance car brand in 2011 with Camaro and Corvette accounting for one out of every three sports cars sold in the United States. The addition of the SS should Strengthen Chevrolet’s position as a leading performance brand.