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2014 Chevy SS: Everything But the Looks

February 18th, 2013
2014 Chevrolet SS Daytona

2014 Chevrolet SS

Some might call it a 4-door Camaro. Or the return of the Pontiac G8 GXP. Or the American version of the Australian Holden VF Commodore.

It might be heralded as the return of the American RWD supersedan, while others will write it off as a slip backward to the GM we used to know.

Whatever you think of it, it’s coming: the 2014 Chevrolet SS. It’s fast. It’s powerful. And it looks like a Malibu.

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Cars Coming Soon: 2014 Chevrolet SS

August 30th, 2012
2009 Pontiac G8 GXP

2009 Pontiac G8 GXP: The basis for the new SS

The 2008–2009 Pontiac G8 GXP remains one of my favorite American cars ever built.

Of course, we all know that once General Motors finally hit a home run with the Pontiac brand, it promptly pushed the self-destruct button, and Pontiac exploded into oblivion. Built with some of the best pieces in the GM parts bin, the G8 GXP had the Corvette‘s 6.2-liter, 402-horsepower LS3 V8 under the hood and none of the plastic body cladding glued on to nearly all other Pontiacs in modern history.

Not like we need another high-powered V8 vehicle roaring over American roads, but one like the G8 would be most welcome.

Enter the 2014 Chevrolet SS.

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