2014 Chevrolet SS Priced at $44,470
DETROIT The suggested retail price for the 2014 Chevrolet SS sports
sedan is $44,470, including a $995 destination charge, Chevrolet
announced today. Title and license fees are extra. The SS goes on sale
in the fourth quarter of 2013.
The U.S.-exclusive SS Chevrolet's first rear-drive performance sedan
since 1996 comes well-equipped in only one model, with a
power-operated sunroof ($900) and full-size spare tire ($500) as the
"The all-new SS is engineered for performance enthusiasts who've
been clamoring for a rear-wheel-drive sedan," said Chris Perry,
vice president of Chevrolet Marketing. "Adding the SS to the
lineup further solidifies Chevrolet's position as America's
best-selling performance-car brand and completes a trifecta that
includes the all-new 2014 Corvette Stingray and Camaro Z/28."
Standard equipment includes:
High intensity discharge headlamps with Light emitting diode daytime
Automatic Parking Assist
Chevrolet MyLink with a color touch screen and GPS-based navigation
Bose® premium audio system including SiriusXM radio (with 12-month
Color head-up display and color driver information center
Dual-zone automatic climate control
Alloy pedal covers
Heated and ventilated front seats with memory
Side Blind Zone Alert and Lane Departure Warning
Rear-vision camera with rear park assist
Keyless access and push-button start.
The LS3 6.2L small-block V-8 powers the SS, is SAE certified at 415
horsepower (310 kW) and 415 lb-ft of torque (563 Nm), which helps it
sprint from 0 to 60 mph in about five seconds. It is matched with a
six-speed automatic transmission that can be shifted manually using
TAPshift paddles mounted on the steering wheel.
The rear axle has an aggressive 3.27 ratio that enhances the feeling
of acceleration. Additional chassis and suspension features include:
MacPherson strut front and multi-link independent rear suspension
Electronic power steering system, optimized for sport driving
Standard Brembo front brakes, with ventilated, 14-inch (355-mm)
two-piece rotors and four-piston calipers
Forged aluminum wheels, wrapped in ultra-high-performance Bridgestone
tires: 19 x 8.5-inch wheels with 245/40ZR19 tires in front; 19 x
9-inch wheels with 275/35ZR19 tires at the rear.
Handling is also optimized with a nearly 50/50 weight distribution and
a low center of gravity attributes made possible in part by the
aluminum hood and rear deck lid that are 30 percent lighter than
traditional steel panels.
The SS will be available in five exterior colors Mystic Green,
Silver Ice Metallic, Red Hot 2, Phantom Black Metallic and Heron
White. All interiors will be Jet Black and feature sport front bucket
The SS will be subject to the gas guzzler tax. Pricing information
will be updated when the charge is determined.
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