2017 Chevrolet SS – the ugly duckling turns into a graceful Swan

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The loud name and unexpected design. Chevrolet brand presents its five-seater sports car. Inconspicuous “the ugly duckling” which can turn into a graceful Swan – 2017 Chevrolet SS.

2017 Chevy SS release date

Recently began sales of the model 2016 model year, so wait for updates in the near future is not worth it. The nearest release date is mid 2017.

Release date: mid 2017

2017 Chevrolet SS redesign

The first reason for the weak popularity is soft and featureless design the exterior of the model. The front part is decorated with convex bumper with glossy black inserts. Also, you can pay attention to the feel of slick chrome strips around the grille and too emotionless headlights for such vehicle.

Updated sedan 2017 Chevrolet SS has a new front end, including a modified bumper with vertical air ducts, additional chrome trim and revised LED daytime running lights

Descending dynamic profile demonstrates 19-inch wheels, behind which are located powerful 14 inch brakes in front and 14.2 at the rear.

The design of the rear part as if it had been taken from a blueprint of the previous generation Chevrolet Malibu, especially the shape of the rear lights and curled up at the trunk with spoiler. In the lower part of the bumper is a pair of exhaust pipes, which in the future it is planned to be replaced by the whole quartet.

Updated sports sedan Chevrolet SS 2017 model year received minor design changes, has become more aggressive than predecessor and “sounded” in a new way, thanks to the upgraded exhaust system.

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2017 Chevy SS price

This car is almost all good, even the price is 47 000 dollars seems acceptable for such performance. It remains only to refine the design and to teach the car to consume less fuel. After all, 15 MPG a figure which showed the Corvette model of previous generations.

2017 Chevrolet SS interior

But the interior of the 2017 Chevrolet SS, on the contrary, commendable. In addition to modern technology and expensive finishing materials there is a lot of free space in the car, both in front and rear.

Front seat presents a profiled, soft seats with red stitching. By the reviews, they are very comfortable for long trips. In front of the driver is D-shaped wheel with a very wide rim. The dashboard presents an analog speedometer and tachometer with a small color display of on-board computer located between them.

The center console is equipped with a touchscreen navigation and multimedia. It also includes 4G LTE and Wi-Fi connectivity. Digital displays, located below, will show the temperature. This can be found in the new Audi cars. Optionally available audio system with 9 speakers from Bose, as well as many auxiliary systems and safety systems.

2017 Chevy SS engine

Under the hood of the Chevrolet SS is a 6.2-liter LS3 V8 engine, with 420 hp on board. Working in conjunction with 6-speed transmission, rear-wheel drive sedan needs only 4.8 seconds to accelerate to the sixty. Also, the machine has the latest generation magnetic Ride Control suspension.

2017 Chevrolet SS video review

2017 Chevrolet SS model history

For the first time, the American sedan Chevrolet SS was presented in February 2013 at the Nascar track – Daytona International Speedway. This car is a classic rear-wheel drive muscle car received an optional rear seats and a couple of doors. Or vice versa – ordinary family sedan with huge V8. Few people knew about this car, even fewer people agreed to buy it.

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2017 Chevrolet SS pictures

2017 Chevrolet SS
Drivetrain
Engine type OHV 16V V8, direct fuel injection
Displacement 6.2L
Power/torque 415 hp; 415 lb-ft
Transmission 6-speed shiftable automatic
Dimensions
Wheelbase 114.8 in
Length 195.5 in
Height 57.9 in
Passenger volume 123.3 cu.ft
Cargo volume 16.4 cu.ft
Performance
0-60 4.6 sec
Top speed 160 mph (est)
PRICE RANGE: $48,000 (est)
Competitors: Dodge Charger SRT

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Comments
  • Dan O.

    Whenever this thing becomes available and certainly interested. and spent about four cars ago since I had a Chevy SS with 3.8 supercharged engine and I like it quite well. Everything else since then has been rather lackluster in terms of performance and I do miss that. Not much of a speed driver but I do like having that power on tap.

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Editor's rating
4.5 overall
  • Safety4.4
  • Performance4.9
  • Design4.6
  • Features4.4
  • Fuel economy4.2
Summary

The same eternal recipe - bring cheap sedan body and mount huge V8 on it. It might looks like family sedan, but has brilliant performance. Chevy SS is considered as modern muscle car, and it would be updated for 2017.

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