The way a car performs begins with a rigid body structure — the backbone of the car. A stiff structure isolates road inputs and improves ride and handling. The Sport-Tuned suspension with a front MacPherson strut-based multi-link system and a rear multi-link independent system, combined with electronic power steering (EPS), provides handling prowess with added refinement. SS also has a near perfect 50/50 weight distribution, creating a neutral package that also optimizes its handling characteristics. The result is a solid-feeling cabin, with precise handling and control for the driver.
Add to this the immense power of a GM-estimated 415-horsepower 6.2L V8, a 6-speed automatic transmission with the control of TAPshift® and StabiliTrak® Electronic Stability Control, and the traction of a limited slip rear differential which together create one fast sport sedan — reaching 60 mph in 5 seconds. And race-proven Brembo® 4-piston brakes with two-piece aluminum front calipers and massive 14-inch rotors are ready to stand up to repeated hard stops.
Unlike the competition, the production Chevrolet SS has the same rear-wheel-drive small block V8 configuration as its NASCAR® brother. With Chevrolet SS, one gets upscale luxury mixed with some serious racetrack DNA. For information on the Chevrolet SS sedan entry in the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series™ and its debut at Daytona International Speedway®, go here.
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