Facts&Rumors,* Chevy has killed the Cobalt SS Supercharged for the 2008 model year. However, expect a Cobalt SS Turbocharged to appear just about the same time as the HHR SS, featuring a 260bhp version of the 2.0-liter Ecotec four aboard. That could be as early as the first quarter of 2008.
Now that we've driven it we can confirm that, yes, the supercharged Cobalt SS coupe is the best small Chevy yet. Now the Cobalt's heritage stretches back through the lackluster Cavalier to the inglorious Chevette, Vega and Corvair, so calling it the best little Chevy can be damning with feint praise
Cobalt SS SuperchargedFirst, let's be clear: The Cobalt SS will be the best small Chevy ever. Based on the same Delta platform that underpins the Saturn ION and Opel Vectra, the body structure promises to be satisfyingly stiff. The suspension is strictly conventional, with MacPherson struts in front