2008 Chevrolet Hhr Ss at the Woodward Dream Cruise

by : Evander Klum



GM the producer of will showcase the newest member of Chevrolet's SS family at the Woodward Dream Cruise this coming Saturday, August 18, 2007.

The 2008 HHR SS bears the popular styling and capabilities of the HHR family boost by the performance of its turbocharged and intercooled engine that produces 260 horsepower. The 2008 HHR SS is also given a one-of-a-kind exterior styling and a distinctly SS interior.

The vehicle was built through the efforts of GM Performance Division, together with a team of designers and engineers that are dedicated to producing high-performance vehicles.

Standard exterior and interior features of the 2008 HHR SS include:

Exterior
&bullAll-new front and rear fascias
&bullNew front grilles
&bullA rear spoiler
&bull18-inch polished forged aluminum wheels wrapped with Michelin performance all-season tires

Interior
&bullSS-embroidered sport seats with an ultra suede inserts
&bullA new gauge cluster with 140 mph speedometer
&bullAn A-pillar boost gauge
&bullA new driver oriented steering wheel and shifter that enhanced driving capabilities

The HHR SS will also be offered with a load of safety and convenience features such as the StabiliTrak electronic stability control system and the four-wheel disc brakes with ABS. Side impact airbags together with the power operated sunroof are offered as options.

2008 CHEVROLET HHR SS SPECIFICATIONS

Chassis/Suspension
- Front: MacPherson independent strut-type with direct acting, 23mm solid stabilizer bar
- Rear: semi-independent torsion beam with montoube gas shocks; 24mm solid stabilizer bar
- Steering type: electric, power-assisted variable-speed rack-and-pinion
- Steering ratio: 14.8:1 (variable)
- Steering wheel turns, lock-to-lock: TBD
- Turning circle, curb-to-curb (ft / m): 39.4 / 12

Brakes
- Type: power 4-wheel disc with standard anti-lock; 54mm single-piston front calipers and 38mm single-piston rear calipers
- Rotor diameter x thickness (in / mm): front: 11.65 x 1.02 / 296 x 26 (vented)
- Disc diameter x width (in / mm): Rear: 9.84 x 0.55 / 270 x 14 (solid)

Wheels/Tires
- Wheel size and type: 18 x 7.5-inch split-spoke polished forged aluminum
- Tires: P225/45R18 Michelin Pilot MXM4

Dimensions
Exterior
- Wheelbase (in / mm): 103.6 / 2631
- Overall length (in / mm): 176.5 / 4483
- Overall width (in / mm): 69.1 / 1755
- Overall height (in / mm): 62.5 / 1588
- Track (in / mm): front: 58.7 / 1491 rear: 58.7 / 1491
- Minimum ground clearance (in / mm): 6.3 / 159
- Curb weight, base (lb / kg): 3280 / 1488 (manual) 3353 / 1524 (automatic)
- Weight distribution (front / rear): 59 / 41

Interior
- Seating capacity: 5
- Headroom (in / mm): front: 39.6 / 1006 rear: 39 / 991
- Legroom (in / mm): front: 40.6 / 1031 rear: 39.5 / 1004
- Shoulder room (in / mm): front: 53.5 / 1358 rear: 52.7 / 1339
- Hip room (in / mm): front: 50.1 / 1273 rear: 50.6 / 1266

Capacities
- Passenger volume (cu ft / L) 97.4 / 2758
- Cargo volume (cu ft / L): 63.1 / 1787 (w/ rear seats folded) 25.2 / 638 (w/ rear seats up)
- GVWR, standard (lb / kg): 4244 / 1925
- Payload, base (lb / kg): TBD
- Trailer towing maximum (lb / kg): not recommended
- Fuel tank (gal / L): 16.2 / 49
- Engine oil (qt / L): 5 / 4.7
- Cooling system (qt / L): TBD