2013 Chevrolet SS, 2014 MY US

The SS is a motor car from Chevrolet, with rear wheel drive, a front positioned engine and a 4 door sedan/saloon body style. Power is produced by an overhead valve, 6.2 litre naturally aspirated 8 cylinder motor, with 2 valves per cylinder that develops power and torque figures of 415 bhp (421 PS/309 kW) at 5900 rpm and 563 N·m (415 lb·ft/57.4 kgm) at 4600 rpm respectively. The engine drives the wheels via a 6 speed automatic set of gears.

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Key facts

2013 Chevrolet SS, 2014 MY US information summary

What body style?
4 door sedan/saloon with 4/5 seats
How long?
4968 mm
What size engine?
6.2 litre, 6162 cm3
How many cylinders?
8, V
How much power?
421 PS / 415 bhp / 309 kW @ 5900 rpm
How much torque?
563 Nm / 415 ft.lb / 57.4 kgm @ 4600 rpm

Chevrolet SS models

4 door sedan/​saloon FR 6M 6162 cm3 421 PS 415 bhp 309 kW 1796 kg

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2013 Chevrolet SS data
Applicable to the USA domestic market(s).
bodywork
Body type4/5 seater sedan/saloon
Number of doors4
Designer
dimensions & weights
mminches
Wheelbase 2916 mm 114.8 inches
Track/tread (front) 1590 mm 62.6 inches
Track/tread (rear) 1608 mm 63.3 inches
Length 4968 mm 195.6 inches
Width 1899 mm 74.8 inches
Height 1490 mm 58.7 inches
Ground clearance
length:wheelbase ratio 1.7
Kerb weight
Weight distribution
fuel tank capacity
aerodynamics
Drag coefficient
Frontal area
CdA
engine
engine type naturally aspirated petrol
Engine manufacturer Chevrolet
Engine code
Cylinders V 8 in 90° vee
Capacity 6.2 litre
6162 cc
(376.028 cu in)
Bore × Stroke 103.25 × 92 mm
4.06 × 3.62 in
Bore/stroke ratio 1.12
Valve gear overhead valve (OHV)
2 valves per cylinder
16 valves in total
maximum power output 421 PS (415 bhp) (309 kW)
at 5900 rpm
Specific output 67.3 bhp/litre
1.1 bhp/cu in
maximum torque 563 Nm (415 ft·lb) (57.4 kgm)
at 4600 rpm
Specific torque 91.37 Nm/litre
1.1 ft·lb/cu3
Engine construction cast aluminium block & head
sump
compression ratio 10.7:1
Fuel system SFI
bmep (brake mean effective pressure) 1148.1 kPa (166.5 psi)
Maximum RPM
crankshaft bearings 5
Engine coolant Water
Unitary capacity 770.25 cc
Aspiration Normal
Compressor N/A
Intercooler None
Catalytic converter Y
performance
Acceleration 0-80km/h (50mph)
Acceleration 0-60mph
Acceleration 0-100km/h
Acceleration 0-160km/h (100mph)
Standing quarter-mile
Standing kilometre
Maximum speed
Power-to-weight ratio
Weight-to-power ratio
fuel consumption
Fuel consumption
universal consumption (calculated from the above)
litres/100km
km/litre
UK MPG
US MPG
Carbon dioxide emissions
Carfolio Calculated CO2 ?
VED band (UK)
CO2 Effizienz (DE)
chassis
Engine position front
Engine layout longitudinal
Drive wheels rear wheel drive  
Torque split N/A
Steering power assisted rack & pinion
turns lock-to-lock
Turning circle
Front suspension
Rear suspension
Wheel size front 8½ x 19
Wheel size rear 9 x 19
Tyres front P245/40 R 19
Tyres rear P275/35 R 19
Brakes F/R VeDi/VeDi-S-ABS
Front brake diameter 355 mm
Rear brake diameter 324 mm
Braked area
Gearbox 6 speed automatic
Top gear ratio
Final drive ratio
general
Carfolio.com ID311894
Production total
Model code
Model family
RAC rating 52.9
Insurance classification No information available
Tax band No information available
2013 Chevrolet SS added 2013-02-16.
Last modified 2013-02-28.