Plus, the G8 was always noted for being a fairly nimble machine for its full-size stature. Go buy a Cruze diesel. I want a car that I can enjoy driving anywhere, not one I wish I could enjoy driving somewhere. If you are interested, please inquire with one of our Live Chat representatives or call us to speak with a Wheel Specialist, and we would be happy to put together the right package for you. At the rear, the tapered, tear-drop shape contributes to improved aerodynamic performance. This was immediately obvious with my 6-foot 2-inch frame.
On paper, it definitely has the goods — a 415-horsepower, 6. You should consider whether you should obtain advice from a licensed financial adviser. The familiar split Chevrolet grille is up front, flanked by headlights that look derivative of the old Suzuki Kizashi or Chrysler Sebring. It is a very simple design that closely resembles the donor, but there will be an element of sexiness to its simplicity. Do you think we're too far away? There is no Drive Sport mode, but there is a button atop the shift lever for manual shift mode. Patent Office, the tubeless tires underwent high-speed road testing, were put in service on a fleet of taxis and were used by Ohio state police cars and a number of privately owned passenger cars.
We drove in everything from sunny 70 degree Huntington Beach sunshine, to near freezing and even pouring rain. It uses a new generation of the Holden platform, sharing only doors and glass with the departed G8. Leather seating surfaces are standard, as are eight-way power adjustable front bucket seats with additional side bolstering that hug the driver and front passenger in tight-handling situations. Lastly, Chevy, if you're reading, can you please hire someone from the planet Earth with normal human hands to design steering wheels? Associate Online Editor Benson Kong and I also put in a fair number of laps and the three of us came to the same conclusion at the track as Mr. If you are looking for more in-depth analysis and details,. Goodrich develops the tubeless tire 1947, the B. An overly stiff suspension carries the bulk.
Braking comments This car feels big and heavy in this test. The brakes are Brembo four-piston calipers up front with massive two-piece rotors, and they provide extraordinary levels of confidence in spirited driving: With immediate bite, firm feel and no visible fade despite constant use in the twisty, desert-mountain roads I stormed through , the brakes are fantastic. We expected the Chrysler to run away with the highway cruising crown, but it didn't work out that way. Lessons learned on the track sometimes don't translate to the road. Maybe that's why it lost its rank and is now merely the. Stomp the accelerator, and the whole car squats on its haunches and launches you forward with a throaty, bellowing roar that feels completely out of character based on its family-sedan roots.
The last Generations produced around 300Bhp, so I don't see them making such a big jump in Power, specially what the car has turned into. Shoppers who otherwise would be looking at a Camaro, though, will find it perfectly acceptable. Impressive, but not quite what the car should be capable of. Such fantastic steering has to be experienced through a wheel apparently designed by someone who has never operated a car. RedBook is not liable for any loss or damages other than in respect of any liability which may not lawfully be excluded relating to your use of, or reliance on, this data.
With only around 3,000 Chevy dealers nationwide, that means the likelihood of seeing two at a dealer near you is slim. It comes in one of five exterior colors and only one interior shade, ebony. No desire to go back here. I was told over the phone that the car had 1 owner and that the car was maintained per manufacture recommendations. The car looks great, but only the front half of the car, once you get to the 2nd doors, it becomes shite, that Volkswagen rear end and side part just ruin it for me, a damned shame.
The nose swings way out in front of you and the trunk feels like a trailer forced to follow. On the inside, however, the Taurus wins hands down only because we have had a chance to read all about it. Engine and Driveline Specifications Engine 6. What I believed to be shift paddles on the back of the steering wheel were actually audio controls. With slightly warmer asphalt, our L.
This was more about the numbers than anything else. Oh the irony for a car named Commodore. Foot room is cramped, and despite not having a sunroof in my test car, my head hit the unusually sculpted headliner. Since we later had the car here in California, and we can never turn down the opportunity to take a performance car to a closed course, we thought we would test it again and see what difference a few degrees would make. This is one of the more in-depth performance comparisons I've done, putting more than 1000 miles on each car over two weeks. Additionally, it gets chrome accents around the top of the grille and around the air vents just behind the front wheels to add an element of class to it.