The Chevy SS will be new for the 2013 Sprint Cup Series.
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Chevrolet officially unveiled its 2013 Sprint Cup entry Thursday in Las Vegas. The Chevrolet SS race car is powered by the small block V-8 engine. The car closely resembles the all-new rear wheel drive V-8 Chevrolet SS performance sedan that will debut early next year.
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The Chevrolet SS is the next in a long line of nameplates that Chevrolet has campaigned in NASCAR. It replaces Impala, which scored 152 wins from 1959-64 and 2007-12. “We are looking forward to another exciting year of NASCAR competition and expect that the new SS race car, with some of the most skilled drivers on the circuit behind the wheel, will distinguish itself on the track,” said Jim Campbell, U.S. vice president of Performance Vehicles and Motorsports.
Ready to roll
Chevrolet has long used the SS (Super Sport) designation on high-performance models. The SS designation first appeared in 1957 on a Corvette prototype race car built under the guidance of Zora Arkus-Duntov with the plan to enter it in the Le Mans 24-hour race. The first production vehicle to be offered with an SS optional package was the 1961 Impala – 453 were built with the performance upgrades, which included a modified chassis and suspension, power brakes, a steering column-mounted tachometer and unique wheels and tires. The SS designation returned to the Chevrolet lineup in 2010 with the debut of the fifth-generation Camaro.
Chevrolet rolled out its 2013 NASCAR Sprint Cup models Thursday in Las Vegas. Check out some of the models the manufacturer's teams will be bringing to the track.
Chevrolet brought out a disguised version of the model as it was being finalized for a test at Kansas Speedway.
Chevrolet released this hard-to-figure shot of the car earlier this year, with a paint scheme that makes specifics hard to discern.
Work in progress
Chevrolet worked on the model throughout the season as NASCAR finalized specifications for the 2013 entries.