There's a reason you buy a Chevy SS, and it's called a 6.2-liter LS3 V8. This big, naturally aspirated engine sends 415 horsepower and 415 lb-ft of torque to the...
... rear wheels via a limited-slip differential. In a straight line, the Chevy SS hits 60 mph in 4.7 seconds – faster than many sports cars. In corners, direct steering, an adaptable suspension and sticky tires conspire to deliver capable handling and, consequently, fun. Really push the handling limits and you’re greeted by docile understeer, making the
Chevrolet SS a thrilling but manageable car to drive fast. The biggest issue we had with the SS – besides its thirst – was a taut suspension that could be jarring on rough roads. That promises to be quelled with the addition of GM's impressive Magnetic Ride Control dampening system. Shift quality is good, and standard Brembo brakes give the SS confident stopping ability.