The SS Performance redeems itself for the boring taillights with a sharp-looking bumper insert with the pair of tailpipes poking out of the rear. A head-up display, which projects key instrument, Turn-by-Turn navigation and audio system details on the windshield, is part of the 2LT and 2SS trim packages. The first things that catch the eye when you stumble upon a 1LE is its matte black hood, front splitter and rear spoiler. Chrysler’s own pony also received an update for the 2015 model year, which means it will hit dealerships with a refreshed exterior, a revised interior and a brand-new, eight-speed automatic transmission. Unlike the Ford Mustang, which has been produced continuously since its initial introduction in 1964, the Chevrolet Camaro took a seven-year-long break from 2003 through 2009. The 2014 Chevy Camaro retails from $22,550, which includes a $2,000 cash back offer. The RS package is available on LT and SS models and is also revised for 2014, with a unique grille and separate fog lamps from the daytime running lamps. The milder configuration delivers 400 horsepower and 410 pound-feet of torque, while the brawnier plant generates 426 horsepower and 420 pound-feet. Available blue interior accent trim package Manual choices include an Aisin AY6, which is standard on the base model, and a Tremec TR 6060 that comes with the SS. Camaro powertrains It is a very simple design that closely resembles the Holdendonor, but there will be an element of sexiness to its simplicity. Additional comfort and convenienceinclude a standard driver’s foot rest (dead pedal), power windows with express up/down, an auxiliary gauge panel in the center console – standard in 2LT and 2SS – and a ZL1-inspired shift knob for all manual transmissions. Additional comfort and convenience include a standard driver’s foot rest (dead pedal), power windows with express up/down, an auxiliary gauge panel in the center console – standard in 2LT and 2SS – That being said, I wouldn't mind it having good brakes. All Rights Reserved, Introducing the $1000 TopSpeed Student Scholarship, unveiled the 2014 Camaro SS on Live with Kelly & Michael, Nice small revisions to improve on the current model, Please, GM, axe those silly gauge bezels, PLEASE. (Please see the separate Camaro Z/28 release for complete details.). What we shouldn’t expect is the interior of the NASCAR. The base Camaro carries a 3.6-liter V-6 that generates 323 horsepower and returns 30 mpg on the highway. The SS features a MacPherson setup on the front end and a multi-link system on the back end with independent geometry. Later the rumors became even more certain, as OnStar, GM’s in-vehicle communication system, mistakenly put the 2014 model lineup on its site. All convertible models feature a standard rear vision camera system. LAS VEGAS – Chevrolet today opened a new chapter in its storied racing history, unveiling its eagerly anticipated 2013 NASCAR Chevrolet SS race car. With every NASCAR season, the excitement and thrill rises. It is a very simple design that closely resembles the Holden donor, but there will be an element of sexiness to its simplicity. Those similar lights look fine on the older car, but hideous on the new one. All Rights Reserved, � Copyright TopSpeed. MyLink also retains all the capabilities of today’s entertainment functions, including AM/FM/Sirius XM tuners, auxiliary and USB inputs. Similar to the systems found on the ZL1 and Corvette models, this vacuum-actuated system provides a quieter driving experience at low engine speeds and a more aggressive sound at when aggressive acceleration is called for. All convertible models feature a standard rear vision camera system. “The Chevrolet brand was largely built on the strength of rear-drive performance sedans, yet it’s been 17 years since we’ve offered one,” said Mark Reuss, president of General Motors North America. The Chevrolet SS NASCAR doesn’t disappoint in that aspect, thanks to the small-block Chevrolet V-8. To me, that seems to be too much car for a 16 year old. Founded in 1911 in Detroit, Chevrolet is now one of the world’s largest car brands, doing business in more than 140 countries and selling more than 4 million cars and trucks a year. An electric power steering system originally developed for the ZL1 is standard on SS. Daytime running lamps with low-beam headlamps; separate daytime driving lamps with the RS package We suggest waiting it out a bit until we can gather more concrete data on the SS Performance and more long-term testing and maintenance on the Taurus SHO. On the outside, the 2014 Camaro SS looks pretty similar to the 2013 Camaro SS at first glance. The biggest and most shocking of the changes are the new taillights, as Chevy opted to eliminate the two-piece, squared-off circle taillights in favor of thinner, one-piece units that also include the backup lights. @ Flabernat: You're right, wow, I've never noticed that before. The comfort, convenience, spaciousness and V-8 power make the SS a total performance package unlike any other on the road today.”. The test car featured here manages to push it a bit further, to 167 mph (270 km/h). With a time gap of 17 years since its last full-blown rear-wheel-drive sedan, Chevrolet also promises the adoption a new rear-wheel-drive architecture, which underpins the big guns like the Chevrolet Camaro and Holden’s upcoming VF Commodore. The model will be priced from $75,000, including a $995 destination charge, but excluding tax, title, license and dealer fees and there is only one package available priced at $1,150 and including air conditioning and a six-speaker audio system. The Chevrolet SS benefits from the proven, race-tested, global rear-wheel drive architecture that is the foundation for the Camaro, Caprice Police Patrol Vehicle and Holden’s VF Commodore. Standard in LS and LT models is the LFX-code 3.6L V-6, rated at 323 horsepower (241 kW) and enabling EPA-estimated 30-mpg highway mileage (2LS model). The Chevrolet Camaro SS may be old news, but to watch it putting its muscle to work, in a top speed run, on a public road, is not a thing to miss either. In its last year on the market, the 2015 Chevrolet Camaro will have to face the brand-new Ford Mustang. As far as interior colors go, customers can dress the cabin in Black, Beige, Gray and Inferno Orange, or Blue, with most of them including contrast stitching on the steering wheel, center console and the seats. Moving lower on the bumper, the intake is much larger, while the fog lamps have had their old, rounded surrounds replaced with rectangular pieces. Unlike the hood, which only adds to the vehicle’s menacing front end, the other features help reduce aerodynamic lift at high speed, improving the Camaro’s performan… The 2014 SS Performance will arrive to some rather stiff competition from the 2014 Charger R/T and the 2014 Taurus SHO. They’re also standard with the 1LS trim. They’re not overdone and tacky, giving the SS Performance’s interior a classy look. Initially, we thought that the SS Performance would only be moderately powerful and feature the 6.0-liter V8 found in the last-gen Commodore SS, which pumps out 348 horsepower. That’s the luxury offered by a half-a-million-dollar (at least) race car. Hopefully we’re wrong and the interior has changed up a little, but we doubt it. Also used in the 2013 Chevrolet Corvette, the LS3 displaces 6.2 liters, more than the 5.5-liter V-8 powering the Chevrolet SS NASCAR competitors. The 1LE Performance Package includes specific, wider 20-inch wheels (see 1LE section below). A transmission support reinforcement brace I really like the way the next generation Camaro looks. Up front, the aluminum hood features a subtle “power bulge” hinting at the power of the engine underneath. A dual-mode exhaust system is available on Camaro SS models with the six-speed manual transmission. Pricing for the 2015 Mustang begins at $24,425 for V-6 and from $25,995 for the EcoBoost version. Given everything goes the way it looks like it is and we do see the 2014 Chevrolet SS Performance, we would definitely advise buying it over the Charger, as the Charger’s look has become dated and it’s in desperate need of a more significant makeover. The Camaro SS coupe and convertible, with a 6.2L V-8 delivering up to 426 horsepower (318 kW) The latter audio system is standard on the 2LT and 2SS trims. Pricing is expect to remain the same for the 2015 model year. Chevrolet promises similar performance figures in a restrained, road-going package — A.K.A. The front-end appearance on LS, LT, SS and Z/28 models introduced in 2014 conveys a sleek appearance, with a decidedly serious attitude. The first production vehicle to be offered with an SS optional package 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. At the rear, the tapered, tear-drop shape contributes to improved aerodynamic performance. An ambient lighting package on 2LT and 2SS trims gives the interior a special glow with LED light pipe technology. There is a delicate balancing act that a manufacturer needs to pull off here, and Chevy managed to do it. Javascript must be enabled for the correct page display, © Copyright TopSpeed. 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. Founded in 1911 in Detroit, Chevrolet is now one of the world’s largest car brands, doing business in more than 140 countries and selling more than 4.5 million cars and trucks a year.