Production starts on Impala SS (Toronto Star
General Motors Corp. has begun production for the first time
in 25 years of its Chevrolet Impala SS.
The car, a limited edition version of the full-size Caprice
sedan, will sell for US$ 22,495.
It will be the first Impala SS to be produced since 1969 and
the first four-door Impala ever built, GM's Chevrolet division
The big car will come in one color - black. GM of Canada
displayed a striking sample at its SkyDome stand during the
recent Canadian International AutoShow.
The new 1994 Impala will be equipped with luxury features, a
260-horsepower V-8 engine, high-performance suspension and
GM will build only 5,000 Impala SS cars for the 1994 model
year. Production began at GM's assembly plant here.
The first Impala SS coupe was built in 1961, and the auto
maker sold nearly 1 million copies of the line in the 1960s.
The only major options for the new Impala are a compact disc
player, a rear window defogger and an engine block heater.
CORRECTION-DATE: March 12, 1994, Saturday, FINAL EDITION
The Chevrolet Impala SS sedan coming soon from General Motors
is the first four-door Impala ever built in SS (super sport)
Contrary to a Reuters News Agency story last Saturday in
Wheels, it isn't the first four-door Impala ever built.