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six's 2015 Chevrolet SS Sedan 6MT

Post by six » Fri Jan 16, 2015 2:35 am

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http://www.caranddriver.com/reviews/201 ... est-review

My review here! On page 4!

Order has been placed, finalized, and confirmed (AND RECEIVED)! 2015 Chevrolet SS Sedan, from the land down-under (Holden Commodore SSV), in Heron White with a 6.2L V8, Magnetic Ride Control, and a Tremec 6-speed manual!

For those that are unfamiliar with the SS, it is essentially a previous-gen Corvette with four-doors and a ton of luxury features. A big V8, RWD, 4-doors, 6-speed. Plain-and-simple. A spiritual successor to the 1996 Chevrolet Impala SS 8)

Specs for those curious:

6.2L, 376ci LS3 OHV V8 415hp@5900RPM 415lb.ft@4600RPM
Rear-wheel drive, 3.70 rear ratio, limited-slip
Tremec 6-speed manual transmission
Brembo brakes, 14" 4-piston front and rear, ABS
MacPherson strut front, multi-link independent rear suspension, with 3rd-gen Magnetic Selective Ride Control standard
19x8.5" front, 19x9" rear forged aluminum wheels, 245/40R19, 275/35R19 summer tires
StabiliTrak and traction control
HUD!
0-60 in 4.6s, quarter in 13.0s @ 111MPH by C&D

Comfort/electronic tech: 10-way power heated & ventilated bolstered driver/passenger seats, leather/alcantara, with memory; dual-zone automatic climate control; 8" touchscreen infotainment system with OnStar, navigation, 9-speaker Bose Centerpoint surround; alcantara dash and door trim; LED running lights; HID headlights; automatic wipers; dashboard driver information center display.

Robo/nanny tech: Forward collision warning; lane departure warning; side blind-zone alert; rear-facing camera with cross-traffic alert; TPMS; automated parking assist; keyless remote entry and start; StabiliTrak ESC, TCS, with brake assist.

Date of Delivery: May 27th, 2015 :D :D :D :D

I'M SO EXCITED!!! :o :D :twisted: :wink: 8) :mrgreen:
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Re: six's [Future] 2015 Chevrolet SS Sedan 6MT

Post by Squint » Fri Jan 16, 2015 9:54 am

Nice, congrats! Not knowing much about it, it seems almost like a luxury sedan at which they threw a V8 and a manual. Which actually sounds decent. :lol: :lol:
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Post by theholycow » Fri Jan 16, 2015 12:39 pm

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Post by tankinbeans » Fri Jan 16, 2015 11:32 pm

This would make me more moist if it weren't GM.
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Post by Shadow » Sat Jan 17, 2015 12:42 am

Nice....somehow it doesn't surprise me that you're getting an SS. It's probably even better than that CTS-V in a lot of ways.

Oh, and don't forget to cut the green wire to get rid of the skip-shift feature! LOL
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Post by six » Sat Jan 17, 2015 1:11 am

Shadow wrote:Nice....somehow it doesn't surprise me that you're getting an SS. It's probably even better than that CTS-V in a lot of ways.

Oh, and don't forget to cut the green wire to get rid of the skip-shift feature! LOL
That will be the first thing I do! Don't know if it's just cutting a green wire, but I'll find out haha

And it shouldn't be a surprise lol, I've defected from the CTS-V camp the instant I found out about the SS (it's basically an un-supercharged CTS-V for $20k less!), and made it very clear that I wanted one since then :wink: It has more features than the CTS-V, cheaper, sounds better (in my opinion), more modern, and has only about 100hp less which can easily be made up for much cheaper than the price difference. Also, the fact that the next-gen CTS-V won't be available in a manual makes it a much easier decision to just wash my hands of the CTS-V. I only wanted the CTS-V because it was the only car in America that met my super-sedan criteria: a huge V8, RWD, 4-doors, and a stick. That last point eliminated the entire pool of cars ranging from the M5 (which has a V10 actually), E63 AMG, XFR, IS-F, S6, etc. When the SS was revealed, the price-point wiped the CTS-V out as well. And it was because of that point that I am now able to obtain this dream car :D
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Post by theholycow » Sat Jan 17, 2015 11:51 am

six wrote:my super-sedan criteria: a huge V8, RWD, 4-doors, and a stick. That last point eliminated the entire pool of cars ranging from the M5 (which has a V10 actually), E63 AMG, XFR, IS-F, S6, etc. When the SS was revealed, the price-point wiped the CTS-V out as well.
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Post by six » Sat Jan 17, 2015 2:54 pm

Haha, thanks :D
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Post by AHTOXA » Mon Jan 19, 2015 11:13 am

The specs on paper are .01 seconds slower than the GTO I owned, both 0-60 and quarter mile.

You'll love the power - it gets intoxicated.

I believe the SS' were going to be limited, so I wonder how that's going to affect their value years down the line.
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Post by six » Mon Jan 19, 2015 2:25 pm

If the G8 was any indication, it should hold up pretty well compared to other Chevys.
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Post by noob5,000,000 » Tue Jan 20, 2015 3:37 am

NIIIIIIIIIIIIICE! I was a big fan of the G8, and I like this one a whole lot, too. Especially since they're offering it in a manual (If I recall, only the G8 GXP was available with a manual, and there are less G8 GXPs than Lamborghini Murcielagos).

I still don't understand why they're not calling this car an Impala. The name fits perfectly!
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Post by six » Tue Jan 20, 2015 4:42 am

I'm glad they didn't call it an Impala. It looks nothing like one :wink: It actually looks like a Malibu. Funny story, the current-gen Malibu was based on an early-stage brainstorm version of the VF-series Holden Commodore before the VF-series came out. That is the reason why the Malibu and the VF Commodore look so similar. :)
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Post by potownrob » Tue Jan 20, 2015 7:43 am

rooks nice!! i personary rike the cts vsport (not so much the cts-v), but that rooks nice too. don't think the vsport comes with a manual though, and it has a V6, albeit a powelfur one. i tend to disfavor chevys for the cheap stigma but also for their brand rooks. this holden one probrabry rooks much nicer in person though. :mrgreen:

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Post by six » Thu Jan 22, 2015 8:32 pm

Production date scheduled to be 3/16/15.
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Post by tankinbeans » Thu Jan 22, 2015 8:43 pm

Will it have an honest 6 in first place in the VIN?
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