In our opinion, the graphic...
In our opinion, the graphic design of the gauge faces really captures the spirit of the best Chevrolet Super Sport machines.
Beautiful styling and packaging of the aluminum V-8; rear-wheel-drive power
One of the best factory exhaust growls we've heard
DislikesEmphasis in the interior of form over function
The stance of the SSR needs to be lower and with less rake
The need for crowd control when driving or parking
Year/Make/Model: '04 Chevrolet SSR
Base price: $41,370 (tax, license, delivery charges excluded)
Vehicle type: midsize two-seat convertible pickup
Construction: steel unibody on hydroformed frame; rear drive
Engine: Vortec 5300 V-8: sequentially fuel-injected, OHV pushrod, 2 valve/cyl., aluminum block and heads, 325ci/5.3L, 9.5:1 comp. ratio
Horsepower: 300 @ 5,200 rpm
Viewed from this angle, you...
Viewed from this angle, you can see the space behind the cockpit where the folding hard top is stacked. Also note that the bed is part of the body structure. This unibody approach makes the frame and body stronger and less prone to flexing.
Transmission: Hydra-Matic 4L60-E 4-speed automatic w/ Overdrive
Suspension: F: double A-arm R: five-link solid axle
Wheel: F: 19x8-inch aluminum; R: 20x10-inch aluminum
Tire: F: P255/45R19 Goodyear; R: P295/40R20 Goodyear
Brakes: power-assisted four-wheel vented disc with 4-wheel antilock braking system; front rotor: 12x1.14 in; rear rotor: 12.8x0.78 in
Length/Width/Height (in): 191.4/78.6/64.2
Track (in): F: 64.1; R: 64.9
Turning circle (curb to curb): 38.1 ft
EPA city/hwy/combined mpg: 15/19/17
Even the engine-bay styling...
Even the engine-bay styling is tops.
Fuel-tank capacity/range: 25 gal/475 mi
Acceleration 0-60: 7.49 sec
Quarter-mile elapsed time: 15.36 @ 91.35 mph
Brake fade 60-0: 140.3 ft