Hanging “Orange Blast” paint wasn’t the one factor happening with this distinctive sport sedan that was bought at Barrett-Jackson in Scottsdale earlier this 12 months. Onlookers most likely checked out its entrance badging and questioned what it was.
With meeting happening in Elizabeth, South Australia, the Holden Commodore rode on the Basic Motors “Zeta” platform and was imported to the USA for advertising and marketing as a Chevrolet SS. Making issues much more complicated is the truth that some folks within the States have rebadged their Chevrolets again to Holdens, as proven right here. Did you comply with all that?
It doesn’t matter what you name it, there is no such thing as a denying how particular this automotive is. What we’ve here’s a four-door muscle sedan that was bought in between 2014 and 2017 with a robust V8 and an out there handbook transmission.
Displaying solely 22,000 miles, this Orange Blast SS obtained an LSA supercharger bumping the unique 6.2-liter LS3 V8 as much as an estimated 650 horsepower (a big climb from the unique 415-horsepower score). Sending torque to the rear wheels was a six-speed handbook transmission. This 2017 might really be thought of one of many final automobiles of its form, because the Commodore (and its SS sibling) have been each discontinued after that model 12 months.
For a household hauler with muscle-car roots, you actually can’t do significantly better than a clear Chevy SS, and this was the most effective we’ve seen in years. Take a look at the listings on ClassicCars.com and AutoHunter for extra automobiles like this!