A highly anticipated refreshed and upgraded version of the new Chevelle SS is poised to excite drivers when Chevrolet announces it next year. Rumors are swirling about this new car and Chevrolet is remaining tight lipped about it so, at this moment, we cannot verify its legitimacy or truth. The Chevelle SS will recreate a late sixties fastback for many drivers if a portion of what’s being written about it is true, however.
Earlier this year, we posted a photo of the Chevelle SS concept and asked our audience to vote thumbs up or down on it. 64% approved of the new design that leads us to conclude our audience is receptive to its introduction in 2017.
The Chevelle SS is similar to a Camaro, and the Camaro is one of the most popular cars from Chevrolet.
Chevelle SS Exterior Is A ’60s Throwback
On the exterior, the revised front fascia comes with slightly more angular lines, new headlamps feature LED and Xenon adaptive lamps, and the trademark split grille offers chrome finish in addition to corporate badging. The best thing about the exterior, which does not pop out immediately but becomes noticeable during a drive, is the model’s perfect 50/50 weight distribution between the front and rear end. The trunk space features 16.4 cubic feet, which is not bad for the segment.
Chevelle SS Engine And Powertrain
The hood is long; hinting at the powerful engine is underneath it. The new Chevelles’s engine alignment will be the main attraction.
There will be two engine options. One will be a 2.0-liter engine with astonishing 294 horsepower and the other, 3.3-liter V-6 engine that should be more fuel-efficient.
Chevelle SS may offer two more powerful engine options, according to sources. One will offer a 6.2-liter V8 engine delivering 415 horsepower and 415 pound-feet of torque. It comes with either a six-speed automatic or a six-speed manual transmission.
This engine can sprint from zero to 60 mph in 4.9 seconds, which is faster than the average for the segment. Fuel estimates check in at 17 mpg combined for either transmission.
The other is the 454 HO is capable of delivering 500 lb.-ft. of torque and it is one of the most economical engines Chevy have ever made.
Chevelle SS Interior
The jewel of the interior is the electrically adjustable drivers seat that supposedly guarantees the best driving experience. Clever front seats design keeps you steadily in place even in high-speed cornering or quick accelerations. High headrests give you the great level of safety and comfort.
Beside the highly comfortable seats, there are many other cool features inside the car. A Bluetooth connection, USB ports, high contrast gauges, mp3 audio system, a GPS navigation that comes with a touch screen display.
Release Date and Price
Chevrolet will announce the Chevelle SS in 2016 and it will be available by Fall 2016, according to the rumors. The price will be more than affordable, as it will cost only $30.000.
Not everybody is pleased, however. 36% of our audience didn’t like the design based on our survey. Skeptics point to bad ideas from Chevrolet before. The HHR, for example. And the SSR. Both were sinfully ugly cars that should never have hit the streets.
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