SEMA eNews Vol. 17, No. 45, November 6, 2014

Chevrolet Performance-Inspired SEMA Show Cars

  Sonic Performance hatchback concept
The Sonic Performance hatchback concept features a Chevrolet Performance Stage Kit, cold-air induction and a high-flow exhaust system allowing the 1.4L turbo engine to produce more power and a track-tuned suspension system developed by Chevrolet Performance. 
   

By SEMA Editors

Chevrolet’s SS Sport, Sonic, Impala and Cruze performance-oriented concepts debuted at the 2014 SEMA Show.

The SS Sport concept features Chevrolet Accessories, including a grille kit, fog lamp bezels, a rear spoiler and high-gloss black 20-in. wheels. 
Power comes from the LS3 V8, delivering an SAE-certified 415hp and 415 lb.-ft. of torque. For 2015, it is available with a new six-speed manual transmission, along with a six-speed, paddle-shift automatic. Additional features include standard Magnetic Ride Control and Brembo front and rear brakes.

The Sonic Performance hatchback concept features a Chevrolet Performance Stage Kit, cold-air induction and a high-flow exhaust system allowing the 1.4L turbo engine to produce more power and a track-tuned suspension system developed by Chevrolet Performance. The Sonic sits on 17-in. aluminum wheels and is equipped with an advanced safety package, including forward collision alert and lane-departure warning.

The Sonic Accessories concept highlights Chevrolet Accessories, including white headlamp rings and taillamp rings, black grille surround, mirror covers and a rear spoiler, black 17-in. aluminum wheels and a suspension kit. Under the hood is the Ecotec 1.4L turbo rated at 138hp and 148 lb.-ft. of torque.

Redesigned one year ago, the ’15 Impala Blackout concept features a Chevrolet Accessories black grille surround, rear spoiler, painted mirror caps and 19-in. aluminum wheels. The interior is all black with leather-trimmed features. The Impala’s available 3.6L V6 engine, rated at 305hp and 264 lb.-ft. of torque, powers the Blackout concept.

The Cruze RS Plus concept receives revised exterior styling, enhanced interior convenience and greater connectivity, including new text message alerts, Apple Siri integration and OnStar 4G LTE with an available built-in Wi-Fi hotspot. The RS package includes a rear spoiler and fog lamps and an up-level instrument cluster. A Jet Black interior is complemented by a Chevrolet Accessories ambient lighting kit and illuminated doorsills. Under the hood, is a performance-enhancing stage kit from Chevrolet Performance and a fresh-air intake system for the 1.4L turbo engine.

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