2015 Chevrolet SS Gets Standard Six-Speed Manual Transmission | Edmunds

2015 Chevrolet SS Gets Standard Six-Speed Manual Transmission


Just the Facts:
  • The 2015 Chevrolet SS performance sedan will get a six-speed manual transmission and GM's Magnetic Ride Control for the new model year.
  • The six-speed manual transmission will be standard.
  • The 2015 Chevrolet SS is expected to arrive at U.S. dealerships later this year.

DETROIT — The 2015 Chevrolet SS performance sedan will get a six-speed manual transmission and GM's Magnetic Ride Control for the new model year, according to Afaf Farah, a Chevrolet spokeswoman.

The six-speed manual transmission will be standard. The 2015 Chevrolet SS is expected to arrive at U.S. dealerships later this year.

Magnetic Ride Control is a suspension system that uses a special fluid that responds to different driving situations for improved ride and handling. It is featured on other GM cars, including the 2014 Chevrolet Camaro ZL1.

Pricing has not been announced on the 2015 Chevrolet SS. The 2014 Chevrolet SS starts at $45,770, including a $995 destination charge and a $1,300 gas-guzzler tax.

The 2014 Chevrolet SS was a new introduction to the Chevrolet lineup.

The 2015 model carries over a 6.2-liter V8 engine that delivers 415 horsepower. A six-speed automatic transmission is optional.

Key competitors to the SS include the BMW 5 Series, Dodge Charger R/T and SRT8 and Ford Taurus SHO.

Edmunds says: Car shoppers with an enthusiast's mindset will be happy that Chevrolet rectified this glaring omission in the SS.

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