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The guys at CarBuzz wants what we all want, an even more powerful Chevy SS, with a supercharger. To them this is very possible, I have to agree, but anyone keeping up with the recent Chevy SS news on this forum will soon realize this could go no further than just a dream...

Now here's something to ponder: the Camaro ZL1's supercharged V8 under the hood of the upcoming Chevy SS. Technically speaking, it's entirely possible.

Here's an interesting conversation from the CarBuzz office we thought you'd all like to take part in: Mechanically speaking, it’s possible for Chevrolet’s upcoming SS high-performance sedan to be able to handle GM’s supercharged 6.2-liter LSA V8. This is the same unit found in the Camaro ZL1 and the upcoming Gen-F HSV Holden Commodore, which is the Chevy’s Australian sister car. But as Motor Authority points out, the prospect that US buyers would be interested in an even more potent version of the SS is a real possibility.

When it goes on sale later this year, the SS will be powered by a 6.2-liter LS3 V8 that’s good for 415 horsepower. Mated to a six-speed automatic with paddle shifters, it’ll have a 0-60 mph time of about five seconds. If anyone recalls, the old Pontiac G8 spawned an even more extreme version before its untimely death, the G8 GXP, which shared the powertrain of the Commodore HSV at the time. Theoretically speaking then, GM has already set the precedent for upgrading the US-spec sedan. The question is whether it’s willing to do so again? There is, however, a conflict of interest: the upcoming next-gen Cadillac CTS-V.

Although the new CTS-V will be more expensive than the Chevy SS, the former will still need to be powerful enough to take on rivals such as the BMW M5 and its 560hp V8. Now, here’s GM’s real dilemma: that supercharged LSA V8 has 580 horsepower and if it were to be placed under the Chevy SS’s hood, it would undercut the CTS-V from being GM’s premier sedan in both price and performance. There’s no word yet from GM about an ultimate Chevy SS, but all we’re saying is that it’s entirely possible, on a technical level, to make it happen. Here’s hoping....
Chevy SS to Get Supercharged V8?
 

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Good scoop, CarBuz. Maybe they'll offer a version of the SS that runs on wishes, rainbows and unicorn farts. Way to stay in the loop.
 

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I don't think most other auto news sites have picked up on the story about the car being made to order.

Give it another week or so.
 

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The supercharged SS would probably swing me over to one vs potentially buying a pre owned CTS-V. Better yet, drop in the 7.0 Liter from the Vette or Z28 and now you have an SS 427. Sign me up then...depending on the price points.
 

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I don't think most other auto news sites have picked up on the story about the car being made to order.

That's what I noticed, only a few reliable sources have covered it.

Give it another week or so.
Its been on GMI, but nada on Jalopnik or Autoblog. I haven't checked The Car Connection or Left Lane News.
I believe Motor Trend might have covered it, I know some more mainstream automotive news websites have reported it.

The supercharged SS would probably swing me over to one vs potentially buying a pre owned CTS-V. Better yet, drop in the 7.0 Liter from the Vette or Z28 and now you have an SS 427. Sign me up then...depending on the price points.
That's what I'm also hoping for, a SuperCharged Chevy SS. While I'm looking for a new car I'm noticing a number of car makers use the 2nd production year to make a jump to real improvements; like a manual transmission. So maybe 2015 model year Chevy SS sedan's will be supercharged with a manual transmission?
 
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