It rocks!Matthew DeBord/BI

  • The Chevy SS is the final of a breed of tough-and-able rear-wheel-power sedans.
  • The automobile is being discontinued.
  • But we were given to test it out ahead of its loss of life.

Technology is converting the best way we power.

This is a tale we are informed apparently on a daily basis. The major characters are Tesla, Uber, Lyft, and in recent years, even the foremost automakers, who’re pushing the envelope on electrical vehicles and self sufficient automobiles. The plot is going like this: In a couple of many years, using a automobile can be to the 21st century what using a horse was once to the 20th.

It’s a compelling narrative. But alternatively, there are nonetheless some individuals who need to trip horses.

And there’ll most likely all the time be some individuals who need to power a automobile.

For the ones other folks, Chevrolet has produced a smashingly excellent device, the Chevy SS. Sadly, as a result of the marketplace for a stonking, in poor health-mannered rear-wheel-power sedan is restricted — and since GM has ended manufacturing at its Holden department in Australia, the place the SS originates, Chevy is discontinuing the type. The SS will now sign up for its predecessor, the Pontiac G8 GXP, on that groovy open street within the sky.

But now not immediately — you’ll nonetheless purchase an SS till broker shares run out (there are recently about 1,000 to be had in the USA presently). We were given our fingers on a 2017 type and piloted it round New York and New Jersey for a couple of days. To say that we had been in automobile Elysium for the entire time can be an irony. 

Here’s why we fell in love with this impolite beast: