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GM confirmed they are to build an Australian based V8 rear wheel drive sedan that is gonna be badged as 2014 Chevrolet SS (Super Sport). That same car will be used in 2013 NASCAR Sprint Cup.
Mark Reuss, president of GM North America, said : “As a passionate race fan and performance enthusiast, I am thrilled that Chevrolet will deliver a true rear-wheel-drive NASCAR racecar in the SS that is closely linked to the performance sedan that will be available for sale.”
Essentially, the 2013-2014 Chevy SS is a civilian version of Chevrolet Caprice Police vehicle. 3 years ago Bob Lutz, GM executive, said that the Pontiac G8 is “too good to waste” and he was having plans to bring is back as Caprice.
Since all cars, the Caprice, Pontiac G8 and the Holden Commodore, are/were based on the same Zeta platform, it is very likely that 2014 SS will be based on it too, but will feature 6.2 V8 [same as Camaro SS] instead of Caprice’s 355-horsepowered 6.0 V8.
 

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ugh, that rendering is horrible. Looks like a cruise that got flattened by a giant.

Looks too much like the Holden sedan, still looks okay IMO but not something I'd buy, needs to be more bold, along the lines of whats in the banner of this forum.
 

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That rendering is a Malibu, Up untill the Nascar reveal all the car mags here in Aus were using the Malibu as the basis of the upcoming VF/Chev SS. Now they are using a NASCAR hybrid image
 

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Instead they should be going off of the new Chevrolet Caprice Chassis since apparently the Caprice PPV Chassis will be same or identical to the SS performance sedan.

 

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The SS will be on the Shorter wheelbase. The direct evolution of the G8. The Caprice is a much longer car and whilst here in Aus we have both in performance guise the shorter wheelbase is the better performing if it is out and out performance you want.
The Caprice in Full HSV Grange trim is still an absolute cracker on the road with it's MRC suspension it is still a leviathon on the track.
 

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The car on the header of the SS forum is not technically a Commodore or a Caprice it is a Torana twin turbo concept car circa 2004 that has been rendered into the SS/VF. Still looks close though to the upcoming SS :)
 

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The car on the header of the SS forum is not technically a Commodore or a Caprice it is a Torana twin turbo concept car circa 2004 that has been rendered into the SS/VF. Still looks close though to the upcoming SS :)
I noticed that too, was going to mention it to the forum Admins but seems pointless since it's only a matter of time before we see the real deal, then they can give us an official banner :)
 
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