Chevy SS Forum banner
1 - 20 of 70 Posts

·
Registered
Joined
·
1,042 Posts
chev are waiting as long as they can, the exchange rate has dropped from 1.05 to .98 in three months, if this continues it is good news for US buyers, if the rate drops to .85 or lower the case for a ute & wagon being available in the US gets better
 

·
Premium Member
Joined
·
1,644 Posts
Economists are tipping the dollar will drop below 90cents by the end of the year. And we may not get another rate cut for a bit either. On the plus side The first VF rolled off the line yesterday ( Monday ) a Calais V in Prussian steel. And pilot Chevrolet SS vehicles are also rolling too.
 

·
Registered
Joined
·
82 Posts
Ridiculous
 

·
Registered
Joined
·
397 Posts
The expectations here is that they will try to get as much as they can for this car, which would be stupid cause there's no way they can justify a high price on a car that isn't too far away from it's predecessor.

If they price it smart, people's faith will be restored in Chevy
 

·
Registered
Joined
·
52 Posts
chev are waiting as long as they can, the exchange rate has dropped from 1.05 to .98 in three months, if this continues it is good news for US buyers, if the rate drops to .85 or lower the case for a ute & wagon being available in the US gets better
Why wait? Wouldn't they just bet on futures?
 

·
Registered
Joined
·
17 Posts
yeeahhhh... no...

official pricing/price sheets have NOT been released/revealed yet...

I just checked my GM employee site/pricing sheets, and the SS is not even on there/released yet...
 

·
Registered
Joined
·
28 Posts
Inside info?

yeeahhhh... no...

official pricing/price sheets have NOT been released/revealed yet...

I just checked my GM employee site/pricing sheets, and the SS is not even on there/released yet...
That is the price all of the online mags are quoting. Do you know something else, or are you just holding out to see it in your employee pricing sheet?
 

·
Registered
Joined
·
768 Posts
I know we are all waiting on the invoice pricing details but for anyone who uses a GM credit card I noticed that they their redemption allowances for 2014 models and the SS is listed for up to 1k. Maybe that will cover the gas guzzler tax at least.
 
  • Like
Reactions: TT C6

·
Registered
Joined
·
397 Posts
I know we are all waiting on the invoice pricing details but for anyone who uses a GM credit card I noticed that they their redemption allowances for 2014 models and the SS is listed for up to 1k. Maybe that will cover the gas guzzler tax at least.
good you brought that up, even just saving $1k would be wicked. I believe the gas guzzler tax for the 2014 SS was guesstimated to be just over $1000, it think somewhere mentioned close to $1200
 

·
Registered
Joined
·
17 Posts
just checked my GM employee site, and there still is no official pricing sheet released for the SS yet...

so just wanted to give you all an update..

will let you know when I see it....
 

·
Registered
Joined
·
220 Posts
Fellas,

So my contact in the Las Vegas area told me today that they pulled the MSRP from the website which you can see if you go there.
What he said was that they might have been getting bad feedback and that there is a possibility of a lower price. That would be legit!! I'm not holding my breath but to be honest, we could use a starting price somewhere in the 30s. I mean, the car is fully loaded so there is a possibility that they offer it in different trims. This is all speculation though!
 

·
Premium Member
Joined
·
1,644 Posts
It's quite likely they may adjust the price lower since the $AUD has dropped against the $USD when the numbers were crunched it was at a parity for the two currencies. Now our currency is around 10 cents lower.
However I seriously doubt it will come in cheaper than a fully loaded Impala. It would be good for production at Elizabeth if it did come in under 40k though so we can only hope. They should still add the manual though.
 

·
Premium Member
Joined
·
1,140 Posts
Fellas,

So my contact in the Las Vegas area told me today that they pulled the MSRP from the website which you can see if you go there.
What he said was that they might have been getting bad feedback and that there is a possibility of a lower price. That would be legit!! I'm not holding my breath but to be honest, we could use a starting price somewhere in the 30s. I mean, the car is fully loaded so there is a possibility that they offer it in different trims. This is all speculation though!
Lower price would clearly be a good thing, $30k would be great but how possible is that? I think a price of $30k, if it happens, will happen if Chevy has a hard time selling them at the current price.
 

·
Registered
Joined
·
19 Posts
I don't mean to be the bummer here, but why does anyone think this car should be cheaper? A fully loaded 2014 SS Camaro Coupe comes in around 43k. A Camaro does not have a lot of the high tech options on it such as rear cross assist, collision alert, blind zone alert (which a Camaro btw is the only vehicle I've ever owned that I though could have actually used that), cooled seats, and the parking assist system. I think 44-45k is a steal on this car. Especially when you look at where you are going to find 400hp and that option list at other makes, you are talking a 60-80k car all day long.

I also am very happy they aren't offering a stripped down version or separate trim levels. It makes it very easy to order and the residual value will be stronger than if you had to start at a 30k car and add 15k worth of options. Plus it does a lot for the prestige of the new model: every SS is high end, it won't get diluted by cheaper variants. I for one thought that was a problem with the G8. A base car, GT and GXP all look relatively the same, so the really cool GXP never got its true day in the sun because it looked like the lesser cars.

I get it that everyone wants something as cheap as they can get it, but this is really a bargain. Saying 44k is too much for this car is like saying a Corvette is too much money for what it is: and I think most anyone who owns a Vette will tell you it's a steal when you cross shop what else is out there.
 

·
Registered
Joined
·
380 Posts
I don't mean to be the bummer here, but why does anyone think this car should be cheaper? A fully loaded 2014 SS Camaro Coupe comes in around 43k. A Camaro does not have a lot of the high tech options on it such as rear cross assist, collision alert, blind zone alert (which a Camaro btw is the only vehicle I've ever owned that I though could have actually used that), cooled seats, and the parking assist system. I think 44-45k is a steal on this car. Especially when you look at where you are going to find 400hp and that option list at other makes, you are talking a 60-80k car all day long.

I also am very happy they aren't offering a stripped down version or separate trim levels. It makes it very easy to order and the residual value will be stronger than if you had to start at a 30k car and add 15k worth of options. Plus it does a lot for the prestige of the new model: every SS is high end, it won't get diluted by cheaper variants. I for one thought that was a problem with the G8. A base car, GT and GXP all look relatively the same, so the really cool GXP never got its true day in the sun because it looked like the lesser cars.

I get it that everyone wants something as cheap as they can get it, but this is really a bargain. Saying 44k is too much for this car is like saying a Corvette is too much money for what it is: and I think most anyone who owns a Vette will tell you it's a steal when you cross shop what else is out there.
good point you bring up there Ozzy. If you look at MSRP for the Charger it tops out at $45,450 without adding options and the Chrysler 300 comes in at $48,450 also without options. With lower models often being co opted for fleet use.

Ive seen numerous 300 taxi cabs in my city and I for one would not be pleased to see my car doubling duty as a cabbie or cop car.

You're right about the other 400 hp RWD sedans out there, BMW 550i and Mercedes E400 territory with nowhere near the price tag and after purchase expenses.

Does the SS need premium fuel? If not thats another advantage for the SS
 
1 - 20 of 70 Posts
Top