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The first shipment of the Chevy SS to the US is going to be around 900 units. There are about 3,000 Chevrolet dealers in the USA. I was not a math major, but something here does not add up.

Turns out that the Chevy SS's will be allocated based on dealerships' sales of the Camaro and the Corvette. So if you live in an area where people are likely to buy these vehicles, your local dealer may get a Chevy SS. Otherwise you are probably out of luck.
 

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GM may send the first few shipments to the southern states till winter is over then across the northern states during spring
 

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Relax. If you want a SS, you will get one. GM is trying to hype the $hit out of this car. Do not buy into it. Just go to your local dealer and talk to the Sales Mgr about ordering one and start your negotiations at $100 over invoice. Especially start at $100 over because of the inconvenience of GM making them "made to order".
If dealers that sell Corvettes and Camaro in high volume get priority, then just go to those forums and contact the dealers that are active on those sites.
You can buy from a dealer anywhere in the country, over the phone, and then just pay your local dealer $100 to have it Courtesy Delivered by the car transporter.
Again, deal directly with the GM, sales mgr, or owner to arrange this.

For what it's worth, I have always been treated well by Rick Conti when ordering new Corvettes and I highly recommend him, no matter what part of the country you live in.
Too bad the C7 didn't get DCT or I would be waiting for another new Corvette from Rick Conti right now. :(
 

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Relax. If you want a SS, you will get one. GM is trying to hype the $hit out of this car. Do not buy into it. Just go to your local dealer and talk to the Sales Mgr about ordering one and start your negotiations at $100 over invoice. Especially start at $100 over because of the inconvenience of GM making them "made to order".
If dealers that sell Corvettes and Camaro in high volume get priority, then just go to those forums and contact the dealers that are active on those sites.
You can buy from a dealer anywhere in the country, over the phone, and then just pay your local dealer $100 to have it Courtesy Delivered by the car transporter.
Again, deal directly with the GM, sales mgr, or owner to arrange this.

For what it's worth, I have always been treated well by Rick Conti when ordering new Corvettes and I highly recommend him, no matter what part of the country you live in.
Too bad the C7 didn't get DCT or I would be waiting for another new Corvette from Rick Conti right now. :(
DCT or not, the C7 is still amazing in my books, the design to start is amazing. I think sometimes we need to look past a lack of a DCT and appreciate the rest. But of course we can't look past the lack of a 6-speed in the SS :D
 

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DCT or not, the C7 is still amazing in my books, the design to start is amazing. I think sometimes we need to look past a lack of a DCT and appreciate the rest. But of course we can't look past the lack of a 6-speed in the SS :D
I want to agree with you, but I have to actually drive the C7 to come to an educated conclusion. If it lives up to the hype, than maybe I will agree with you.
But, until some seat time in the C7 changes my mind, a used C6 seems to be the obvious choices unless you need to buy new.
 

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The first shipment of the Chevy SS to the US is going to be around 900 units. There are about 3,000 Chevrolet dealers in the USA. I was not a math major, but something here does not add up.

Turns out that the Chevy SS's will be allocated based on dealerships' sales of the Camaro and the Corvette. So if you live in an area where people are likely to buy these vehicles, your local dealer may get a Chevy SS. Otherwise you are probably out of luck.
You would just wait for the second shipment

Like 1krider stated. Best thing to do is contact your dealer and let them know you are interested. If your dealer is telling you they won't get an SS then try looking for dealerships that are getting them and haven't sold it yet.
 

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Yeah ideally go to dealers that you know have sold camaros and vettes well, chances are they will take your SS order, i think those were the only dealers Chevy was willing to let sell the SS.
 

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Are they going to be sending Chevy SS's to Canada? I am worried we won't get any since it is such a limited distribution in the US. I might have to go south of the border in order to buy one.
 

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I was told 3300 when I first ordered my SS in April 2012 and that only select dealers would get the car. So over 3000 dealers and some are getting 5 others less and a bunch none. I hope for those wanting the car that GM will make plans for more than this.
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Have you all considered that maybe GM will NOT be able to even sell 2,000 of these cars ???

Case in point: I have been dying to buy this car Since the G8 was cancelled. I've been regularly scouring the internet for any info I could get on this car for years. I have been active on the SS Sedan forums from the beginning and might have the most cumulative posts in the online SS community.
Even with all that being true, even I"m not going to buy this car without a manual trans and a $35k purchase price.
So, how many 2014 SS sedans do you think GM is going to sell if they can't even get one of the cars biggest fanatics to buy one ????
 

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Have you all considered that maybe GM will NOT be able to even sell 2,000 of these cars ???

Case in point: I have been dying to buy this car Since the G8 was cancelled. I've been regularly scouring the internet for any info I could get on this car for years. I have been active on the SS Sedan forums from the beginning and might have the most cumulative posts in the online SS community.
Even with all that being true, even I"m not going to buy this car without a manual trans and a $35k purchase price.
So, how many 2014 SS sedans do you think GM is going to sell if they can't even get one of the cars biggest fanatics to buy one ????
Well I've been looking also since 2010 and knew this car was to be built the time frame was 2 years when the AU would update the car line it's built off of.
I will buy because v8 rear drive, unless I pay 60,000 for a CTSV GM has no four door cars that are rear wheel drive. I put my deposit down April 2012. My order was one of the first sold orders to go in. As mentioned earlier I have rear drive chev 2 door 2SS for wife need four door grand kids one in N.J. 2 others down the road 25 miles. So I need the four doors its easier on a 62 year old and 70 year old to move babies in and out of.
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Have you all considered that maybe GM will NOT be able to even sell 2,000 of these cars ???

Case in point: I have been dying to buy this car Since the G8 was cancelled. I've been regularly scouring the internet for any info I could get on this car for years. I have been active on the SS Sedan forums from the beginning and might have the most cumulative posts in the online SS community.
Even with all that being true, even I"m not going to buy this car without a manual trans and a $35k purchase price.
So, how many 2014 SS sedans do you think GM is going to sell if they can't even get one of the cars biggest fanatics to buy one ????
Personally I think this is the case.

They won't sell as quickly as people think.

Right now they will because stock is limited.

But of the 2000. They will sell over time. The market for V8s in general is dropping. :storm:
 

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I heard a news piece recently suggesting we don't need to build any more roads. This is because over 25% youth of today are not getting a drivers licence. Apparently they prefer to have their head stuck in a phone on a bus than driving a car. When asked what a V8 is they say tomato juice and their need for speed is for processors.
V8's were viable for all when oil was $20 per barrel, and that wasn't very long ago. Today's $100 oil & disinterested youth will greatly reduce the sales prospects for this car. 2000 sales p/a sounds about right.
 

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Have you all considered that maybe GM will NOT be able to even sell 2,000 of these cars ???

Case in point: I have been dying to buy this car Since the G8 was cancelled. I've been regularly scouring the internet for any info I could get on this car for years. I have been active on the SS Sedan forums from the beginning and might have the most cumulative posts in the online SS community.
Even with all that being true, even I"m not going to buy this car without a manual trans and a $35k purchase price.
So, how many 2014 SS sedans do you think GM is going to sell if they can't even get one of the cars biggest fanatics to buy one ????
Being NASCAR backed, it will help sales, but by how much? I don't know. I think 3000 models is a decent number to work with, I can see the first 1000 being sold quite easy. If there are enough SS models in showrooms for people to see it could just help push sales by a good amount, if not, not many people will know about it.
 

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I heard a news piece recently suggesting we don't need to build any more roads. This is because over 25% youth of today are not getting a drivers licence. Apparently they prefer to have their head stuck in a phone on a bus than driving a car. When asked what a V8 is they say tomato juice and their need for speed is for processors.
V8's were viable for all when oil was $20 per barrel, and that wasn't very long ago. Today's $100 oil & disinterested youth will greatly reduce the sales prospects for this car. 2000 sales p/a sounds about right.
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I know of many youth who don't even bother with a drivers license.

Cars are a luxury now.
 

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Being NASCAR backed, it will help sales, but by how much? I don't know. I think 3000 models is a decent number to work with, I can see the first 1000 being sold quite easy. If there are enough SS models in showrooms for people to see it could just help push sales by a good amount, if not, not many people will know about it.
How many inbred trailer inhabitants that follow NASCAR can afford a $45k Camaro sedan?
NASCAR is a joke. If you're not turning right AND left, you're not road racing.

The more I think about it, the more I think GM never really was serious about selling SS Sedans. Hopefully the 2014 SS is just a stopgap until a V8 Alpha sedan is ready for 2015 or 2016.
 

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You get more stupid every post

How many inbred trailer inhabitants that follow NASCAR can afford a $45k Camaro sedan?
NASCAR is a joke. If you're not turning right AND left, you're not road racing.

The more I think about it, the more I think GM never really was serious about selling SS Sedans. Hopefully the 2014 SS is just a stopgap until a V8 Alpha sedan is ready for 2015 or 2016.
My first cousins son was the crew chief for Bobby Labonte and Ricky Rudd
competition director for the Woods bros.
And you are a Moron If you think they a trailer trash. 200,000 a year boy and I say boy.
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It takes talent to throw those heavy cars around like that, don't knock NASCAR just because it's mostly ovals. I guess I am a trailer trash Nascar fan ready to throw 45k on a SS, but Im hoping to get it down closer to 40k. Oh, and my trailer is a nice one, it almost looks like a real house.
 
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