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Chevrolet just announced pricing for the U.S.-exclusive SS sport sedan.

The Holden-based rear-wheel drive car costs $44,470 including delivery and comes in a single trim package with only two extra options boxes to check. For $900, Chevrolet will toss in a power sunroof and for $500 you’ll get a full-size spare tire. Starting in the fourth quarter of this year, the SS will be available for purchase.

“The all-new SS is engineered for performance enthusiasts who’ve been clamoring for a rear-wheel-drive sedan,” said Chris Perry, vice president of Chevrolet Marketing.

Powered by a 6.2-liter LS3 v8, the engine is rated at 415 hp and 415 lb-ft of torque, which the brand says will carry it to 60 mph in about five seconds. More notably, Chevrolet also said today that the sedan offers a near 50-50 weight distribution and low center of gravity because to an aluminum hood and rear deck lid.

Brembo front brakes with ventilated rotors are standard equipment, as are the 19-inch forged aluminum wheels. There’s only one transmission option here: a six-speed automatic.

Chevrolet also loads the car with safety features, as it should for the price, to include blind spot monitoring, a rear-vision camera with parking assistance and lane departure warning.

Dual-zone climate control, a Bose sound system, a color head-up display and HID headlights are also listed among the standard equipment.

Read the complete story on Chevy SS Pricing at AutoGuide.com
 

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ABOUT TIME! Starting at $44,470 isn't all that bad for the Chevy SS but I know a good number of people were hoping it would be priced lower than that.

$46,865 is what we are going to pay with destination, sunroof and full size spare tire. Out the door price to my guess will be just over $50k
 

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I said it, under $45 and I will buy it as soon as I graduate!!! Timing and pricing couldn't be more perfect!
Glad to hear!!! When are you going to graduate? Also have you stopped by your local Chevrolet dealership to put down a deposit?

Seeing how you seem to be serious about purchasing an SS, please keep us posted on it. :)
 

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ABOUT TIME! Starting at $44,470 isn't all that bad for the Chevy SS but I know a good number of people were hoping it would be priced lower than that.

$46,865 is what we are going to pay with destination, sunroof and full size spare tire. Out the door price to my guess will be just over $50k
Chevy's website states MSRP starts from $43,475, the $44,470 mentioned is with the $995 destination charge, so really with everything you want you'll end up paying $45,870
 

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$995 destination charge ....



I guess that's the cost of bringing these cars over from Australia, ****!
Maybe destination if it was built in the U.S.A would have been slashed in half?
 

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Curious to see if dealers are smart enough NOT to mark up the vehicles, leading to reduced sales. $44K is an alright price compared to a then new G8 GXP, however, it should have been more competitively priced with a nicely equipped Charger RT, roughly $35-$37K. This would allow for a REASONABLY priced LSA equipped SS.
 

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I graduate May 2014 with an accounting degree. The deposit is coming mid August hopefully... I haven't talked to the dealer because I was waiting for the price, I didn't want a $48-50K car and have the dealer call me over and over and feel pressured into buying the car. That being said, I will probably go Saturday and speak with a salesperson.

My Plans:
In the meanwhile I will part out my Camry and return it to its original shape, sell the accessories, and put all of that into the deposit as well as the money I make from now till August so I don't have to touch my savings! Sell the Camry when I receive the SS and use the proceeds from the Camry to pay some of the car debt off.

These are my plans, hopefully it works out to the best of my benefit. That being said they are subject to change.

This is my Camry, I figure the SS will suit me better as a business professional!


 

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A Charger R/T starts under $30k, not that I would own one as the dash is hideous, but GM should have made it a true build to order car and not a here ya go car.

But with it's "competition" around the same price, SRT competition, why not just bend the public over and give it to us how they like it.

If I ever wanted a "fully" optioned SS, I'll wait until comes down on price in the used market.
 

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That's why I said a nicely equipped charger rt, with comparable features, which stickers around 35 to 37k.
 
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And a Charger R/T I would want is around $33k. I only wish the price was more appealing but oh well, GM never learns. Their heads are in the Camaro's rear end so far that they don't know what they're doing.
 

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And a Charger R/T I would want is around $33k. I only wish the price was more appealing but oh well, GM never learns. Their heads are in the Camaro's rear end so far that they don't know what they're doing.
**** GM for making a car you can't afford, it's all their fault.
 

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^^^ 8 to 10 grand cheaper than either of the FULLY LOADED (not stripper or entry model) auto only SRT twins. I think the days of cheap power are going to fade into the past. I think going by CAFE as a starter that V8's will soon become irrelevant past 2020.
oztrat wasn't having a go at you personally (it wasn't even in reply to your post). He was making a generalisation that alot of people complain about things they can't have or can't afford or can't have because they can't afford.
I can categorically say with 100% assurance that if this car doesn't meet its modest targets in the realm of 5000 to 10000 units by the end of 2016 that there will be no replacement for this vehicle or RWD future Impala SS
There will be no Alpha based sedan for Chevrolet to covet going forward. As it is Alpha Camaro will rise in cost I predict with a base I4 taking the price of the current base V6.
 

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I've been lucky enough to sit in the Calais V (got my ugly mug posted online for doing so as it was part of drive.com.au ddive around Australia media jaunt) and I can assure you that the interior alone would surpass a vast majority of Chevrolet offerings for finish. I have briefly sat in a Camaro SS not sure exactly which as it had just been converted to RHD. The conversion job does an awesome job but still way way short of even the base Evoke from whatthe journalist told me. The 2014 Impalas interior would be likely the only match. As far as sedans go. I still want to see a 2014 vette they look hot.

The chrome plated plastic feels like stamped steel and sounds like it too. The only thing I could fault the car on was the light upholstery on the dash and door trims (mainly as far as wear and getting dirty easy).
heres the exterior of the Calais I shot outside the National motor museum at Birdwood. They had just reached about 2500km and tonnes of rain


 

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Now that the dollar is coming down. I do seriously think that Chevrolet should seriously consider putting a couple models below this sedan ( body styles would possibly be good but could happen later)
They could utilise the SS and SV6 as both are based on the Evoke entry trim. It could be good for Holdens volume whilst being good press for Chevy too.

The only reason why I believe the Manual may not bea current starter is the new pedal assemblies. I would have assume they would carry over but are all new Composite plastic fibre pedal boxes and they may still be playing aroud with the engineering and fitment.
 

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Bitter? Party of one? Your table is ready.

It's moronic statements like the above that display how thick some people are.


I'm not going to allow some stupid accountant at GM to con me into spending $10k more for a car than it's worth.
The comparably equipped Dodge Charger R/T Max is $37,490
The apples/apples Dodge Charger SRT8 is $50,780
The apples/apples Ford Taurus SHO is $45,485
The last year model G8 GXP was an inflation adjusted $43,300

An even more apt comparison would be -

2014 Buick LaCrosse Performance is going to come in just at $42,000
2013 Cadillac ATS 3.6 Performance STARTS at $44,500 plus options and delivery

From what plane of existence can someone be so bitter about the price of the Chevrolet SS, when it's so clearly right in the sweet spot of competitors when compared to other models that are equipped the same?

Crash testing a manual tranny SS for import into the US would be a $500,000+ proposition (three crash test vehicles, minimum + testing + filing and legal expenses) on a car that is already not going to sell enough models to justify the expense.

The US does not recognize the crash test results of other countries.

It would seem to me that those who are so prolifically angry about this not being a car that comes with a magic pony would be better served finding a new sandbox into which they can hold court and allow those that are excited about the Chevrolet SS to use this forum to share news, mods, pictures and their excitement.

For my own part, I've already this morning emailed my Chevy sales man to confirm my intent and interest in moving forward now that the price has come in exactly where any rational person could have expected or hoped.

Flame away, trolls.
 

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For my own part, I've already this morning emailed my Chevy sales man to confirm my intent and interest in moving forward now that the price has come in exactly where any rational person could have expected or hoped.

Flame away, trolls.
:Dance: where did you order from? I see you're in Houston as well. My brother recently ordered his C7 from Classic Chevrolet, apparently they get a great allotment and could get him higher on the list than from other dealers. Pretty excited about BOTH of these cars.
 

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The comparably equipped Dodge Charger R/T Max is $37,490
The apples/apples Dodge Charger SRT8 is $50,780
The apples/apples Ford Taurus SHO is $45,485
The last year model G8 GXP was an inflation adjusted $43,300

An even more apt comparison would be -

2014 Buick LaCrosse Performance is going to come in just at $42,000
2013 Cadillac ATS 3.6 Performance STARTS at $44,500 plus options and delivery

From what plane of existence can someone be so bitter about the price of the Chevrolet SS, when it's so clearly right in the sweet spot of competitors when compared to other models that are equipped the same?

Crash testing a manual tranny SS for import into the US would be a $500,000+ proposition (three crash test vehicles, minimum + testing + filing and legal expenses) on a car that is already not going to sell enough models to justify the expense.

The US does not recognize the crash test results of other countries.

It would seem to me that those who are so prolifically angry about this not being a car that comes with a magic pony would be better served finding a new sandbox into which they can hold court and allow those that are excited about the Chevrolet SS to use this forum to share news, mods, pictures and their excitement.

For my own part, I've already this morning emailed my Chevy sales man to confirm my intent and interest in moving forward now that the price has come in exactly where any rational person could have expected or hoped.

Flame away, trolls.
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I'm in tears, couldn't have said it any better myself :sarcasm:! About time somebody responds professionally to the childish rants of TT... I was going to bring up the point of inflation as well. To correct you just a little bit, the $38K price of the G8 GXP adjusted for inflation for the first two years of the Chevy SS production should be around the $45K mark maybe even more if the Fed decides to quit QE. The instant increase of interest rates will increase inflation by a couple percentage points on top of the current ~2.5% inflation rate. Think about it the $44,500 tag will be carried throughout the entire two year production of the Chevrolet SS, so you must average the increase in inflation for those two years and factor it into the G8 GXP's inflation adjusted price. As for the comparison between the $35K Camaro and $44,500 SS there is a distinction between the two. One has two as opposed to four doors, One seats 2 comfortable the other seats 4 comfortably, one has more trunk-space than the other, and one has many standard options which the other contains zero. Yes, TT add the options and you are still at less than $45K, but add in two doors, extra room for 3 comfortable guest and luggage and you are near, if not exceeding the $45K mark. Let's stay away from comparing basic to premium, I understand some want a basic SS, but fact is, it's not gonna happen, so live with it, just as I, as well as many others, have been living with your childish rants.

Good Day Sir!
 

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I graduate May 2014 with an accounting degree. The deposit is coming mid August hopefully... I haven't talked to the dealer because I was waiting for the price, I didn't want a $48-50K car and have the dealer call me over and over and feel pressured into buying the car. That being said, I will probably go Saturday and speak with a salesperson.

My Plans:
In the meanwhile I will part out my Camry and return it to its original shape, sell the accessories, and put all of that into the deposit as well as the money I make from now till August so I don't have to touch my savings! Sell the Camry when I receive the SS and use the proceeds from the Camry to pay some of the car debt off.

These are my plans, hopefully it works out to the best of my benefit. That being said they are subject to change.

This is my Camry, I figure the SS will suit me better as a business professional!


Wish i could say I like how your camry looks but the lip kit is throwing me off especially in the front and rear. Good job on getting a clean looking trunk lip spoiler and projector retro fit.

Maybe it's because im a performance junkie, who knows but all I know is that the camry below is my favorite one :D


 
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