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SS/TC Overview and specs

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Overview:


Assembly: Lordstown , Ohio
Bodystyle: 5-passenger coupe
Driveline: Front-engine, front-wheel drive
Engine: ECOTEC® 2.0L I-4 DI Turbo VVT
Horsepower/torque: 260 hp/260 lb.-ft.
Fuel Economy: 30 hwy/22 city
Transmission: GM Powertrain Sweden F35 5-speed manual


Key Standard Equipment


Performance


2.0L I-4 Engine
260 hp @ 5300 rpm
260 lb.-ft. @ 2000 rpm
Intercooled turbocharged system
GM Powertrain Sweden F35 5-speed manual transmission
Ride and Handling
MacPherson strut front suspension
Semi-independent rear suspension with monotube gas shocks
Large Brembo front brake calipers
Available limited slip differential
103.5-inch wheelbase
18-inch wheels and P225/40ZR18 tires

Safety and Security

StabiliTrak® control system
4-wheel disc brakes with ABS and Brembo front fixed-calipers
Driver and front-passenger air bags with Passenger Sensing System
Standard OnStar® with one-year Safe & Sound Plan

Cobalt SS Specific Exterior Features

18-inch, split-spoke forged aluminum wheels
New mesh-style upper and lower grilles
Projector-beam fog lamps
Decklid rear spoiler -- standard
Optional high wing-style aero enhanced spoiler
Bright-tip exhaust outlet
SS badges (doors/decklid)
Turbocharged badge (decklid)

Cobalt SS Specific Interior Features

Seats feature contemporary, mesh-style impression cloth coverings with UltraLux® inserts
Color-matched door panel inserts
A-pillar-mounted turbo boost gauge
Standard Driver Information Center located in gauge cluster
SS-specific satin nickel trim accents
SS badge on instrument panel
CD/MP3 player with auxiliary input jack

Other Key Cobalt Interior Features


Five-passenger seating
Sport seats
60/40 rear split-bench seat
160 mph speedometer
Driver information center
Power door locks
Remote Keyless Entry
Power windows
Air conditioning
Tilt steering
Leather steering wheel
“No-lift shift” feature
Standard XM® Satellite Radio
Two auxiliary power outlets


Exterior Color Portfolio
Black
Silver
Victory Red
Imperial Blue
White
Yellow
Sport Red Tintcoat
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Interior Color Portfolio

Ebony
Ebony/red
Ebony/grey


Specs:2008 CHEVROLET COBALT SS SPECIFICATIONS
Overview
Model: Cobalt SS
Body style / driveline: 5-passenger sedan and coupe, unitized frame,
front engine, front-wheel drive
Construction: 2-sided galvanized steel on exterior panels (except roof)
EPA vehicle class: compact car
Manufacturing location: Lordstown , Ohio
Key competitors: Honda Civic Si, MazdaSpeed 3, Volkswagen GTI, MINI
Cooper S
Engines
Ecotec 2.0L DI Turbo VVT
Application: std on SS
Type: 2.0L DOHC I-4
Displacement (cu in / cc): 122 / 1998
Bore & stroke (in / mm): 3.39 x 3.39 / 86 x 86
Block material: cast aluminum
Cylinder head material: cast aluminum
Valvetrain: DOHC, 4 valves per cylinder; dual continuous variable
valve timing
Ignition system: individual coil-on-plug
Fuel delivery: direct-injection with a variable high-pressure rail and
electronic throttle control
Compression ratio: 9.2:1
Horsepower (hp / kW @
rpm):
260 / 194 @ 5300*
Torque (lb-ft / Nm @ rpm): 260 / 353 @ 2000*
Recommended fuel: premium recommended but not required
Maximum engine speed
(rpm):
6300 rpm
Emissions controls: close-coupled catalytic converters, Quick-Sync 58x
ignition system; returnless fuel rail; wide-range O 2 sensor
Estimated fuel economy: TBD
Transmission
GM Powertrain Sweden F35 5-speed manual
Gear ratios: (:1):
First: 3.38
Second: 1.76
Third: 1.18
Fourth: 0.89
Fifth: 0.70
Reverse: 3.17
Final drive ratio: 3.82:1
Chassis/Suspension
Front: MacPherson independent strut-type with direct
acting, 24mm solid stabilizer bar
Rear: semi-independent torsion beam with montoube gas
shocks; 24mm solid stabilizer bar
Steering type: electric, power-assisted variable-speed rack-andpinion
Steering ratio: 14.8:1 (variable)
Steering wheel turns, lock-tolock:
TBD
Turning circle, curb-to-curb (ft /
m):
39.4 / 12
Brakes
Type: power 4-wheel disc with standard anti-lock; 38mm
Brembo four-piston fixed calipers in front and
40mm single-piston rear calipers
Rotor diameter x thickness (in /
mm):
front: 12.4 x 1.02 / 315 x 26 (vented)
Disc diameter x width (in / mm): rear: 11.5 x 0.79 / 292 x 20 (vented)
Wheels/Tires
Wheel size and type: 18 x 7.5-inch split-spoke polished forged
aluminum
Tires: P225/40ZR18 high-performance
Dimensions
Exterior
Wheelbase (in / mm): 103.5 / 2628
Overall length (in / mm): 180.5 / 4585
Overall width (in / mm): 67.9 / 1725
Overall height (in / mm): 55.7 / 1415.4
Track (in / mm): front: 58.6 / 1490
rear: 58.1 / 1476
Minimum ground clearance
(in / mm):
TBD
Curb weight (lb / kg): 2975 / 1349
Weight distribution (% front /
rear):
60 / 40
Interior Coupe
Front Rear
Seating capacity: 2 3
Headroom (in / mm): 38.7 / 984 35.7 / 905.7
Legroom (in / mm): 42 / 1066.5 32.2 / 817.5
Shoulder room (in / mm): 53 / 1346.5 49 / 1245.8
Hip room (in / mm): 49.5 / 1257.1 46.1 / 1171.8
Capacities
EPA passenger volume (cu ft / L): 87 / 243.5
EPA interior volume (cu ft / L): 97 / 2747
Cargo volume (cu ft /L): 13.9 / 394
Trailer towing maximum (lb / kg): not recommended
Fuel tank (gal / L): 13.2 / 49
Engine oil (qt / L): 5 / 4.7
Cooling system (qt / L): TBD
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post #2 of 3 (permalink) Old 01-21-2008, 03:10 AM
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BBBBOOOOOOOO! No sunburst orange.

Thanks for the info.

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I might have to trade in the ss/sc. zomg!
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