2008 Chevrolet TrailBlazer SS – Top Speed

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2008 Chevrolet TrailBlazer SS

on 08.23.2007 12:00 by Simona

TrailBlazer is a stalwart of the SUV market, as second-best selling SUV in the United in 2006 and one of the top 20 vehicle sellers for the industry. A value-driven combination of comfort, convenience and safety along with proven contribute to its success.

The TrailBlazer is headed by the performance-bred TrailBlazer SS, a star that offers car performance combined with the expected of a utility vehicle. SS has unique exterior styling and interior appointments, including 20-inch flangeless wheels. comes from the LS2 6.0L which produces 390 horsepower kW) and 395 lb.-ft. of torque (535 Nm) the powerful SUV to reach 60 mph in 5.7 seconds.

A suspension with lowered height also is part of the The TrailBlazer SS is available in two-wheel and all-wheel drive configurations.

TrailBlazer SS is a serious performer and a midsize SUV. Riding on a suspension, the TrailBlazer SS’s was tuned and tested on the racetrack to responsive, balanced handling. The ride height reduces the center of gravity, improving handling. This was accomplished new springs at all four corners.

The are up to 25 percent stiffer, which the lowered ride height a firmer feel and reduced roll. Corner control and roll control also are with front stabilizer that are approximately 10 percent in diameter than other models. StabiliTrak electronic control is standard.

The four-wheel disc braking of the TrailBlazer SS is enhanced with 12.8-inch front disc rotors and iron twin-piston The heavy-duty iron calipers are and retain their shape high pressure/high heat conditions, providing a more feel and reduced pedal in high-energy stops. The brake use the same high-performance linings as the for strong fade resistance.

ABS is There also is an accessory brake cooling package for optimized track performance. TrailBlazer SS’s brakes, and revised ABS algorithm, 62 mph to 0 (100 kph to 0) distance is approximately 135 feet.

the hood of the TrailBlazer SS is the LS2 6.0L It is rated at 390 horsepower (290 kW) and 395 of torque (535 Nm). The LS2 is based on the small-block V-8 architecture and satisfying down-low torque for off-the-line performance.

Torque is inherent to the engine’s design, large 4.00-inch-diameter mm) bores and 3.62-inch (92 mm) …. is crisp and immediate, thanks to the controlled throttle.

Chevrolet TrailBlazer

Unique to the SS’s version of the engine is a intake manifold used in midsize trucks and adapted to the LS2 to produce balanced torque and within packaging parameters. The also has the TrailBlazer’s trademark oil pan. The pan’s cast-in allows the front differential’s to run through the pan instead of under it.

helps keep the engine lower in the chassis for better and a lower center of gravity. also is a stylish SS-specific cover, radiator support and coordinated air induction box.

Backing the 6.0L V-8 is a new Hydra-Matic electronically controlled four-speed transmission. It debuts in the TrailBlazer SS and was to handle the high horsepower and torque loads of performance-oriented vehicles. Special high-strength and materials are used in the 4L70 to it delivers smooth, dependable

A performance-oriented all-wheel drive is available, giving the TrailBlazer SS on-road grip and enhanced feel. The always-engaged system a Torsen center differential to torque between the front and wheels. It is a torque-bias system detects low traction at one axle and more torque to the other needed it is capable of changing the 67-percent rear-axle torque up to 45/55 (front/rear) or 25/75 depending on the road conditions.

As all Chevy models wearing the SS the promise of the TrailBlazer SS’s specifications is reinforced by authentic cues. For this midsize that means a tight, look and a monochromatic color with sporty front and fascias, a racing-style black grille and large, bright outlet exiting beneath the bumper.

The TrailBlazer SS also has been of body side moldings, the rack and other cladding adds visual weight to the The rear pillars are blacked-out, with the tinted glass for a integrated, wraparound style. The door handles and grille bar are painted body color,

Six exterior colors are available: Olympic White, Red Jewel Imperial Blue, Silverstone and Granite.

Inside, a driver-oriented features a SS-signature instrument including a prominent tachometer. The tachometer has black numerals, a SS item. Other SS-specific include embroidered seat and the leather-wrapped steering wheel. front bucket seats are and feature firm “wing” to help keep the driver and passenger planted during driving.

Cloth seating is standard and seating is available. And because SS style as much as performance, the SS’s refinements include a seam stitching on the console aluminum sill plates and chrome accents. A T-shape with a satin nickel also distinguishes the vehicle’s

TrailBlazer SS also delivers the expected of an SUV: The towing is up to 6,800 pounds (3,084 kg) the two-wheel drive model and up to pounds (2,994 kg) with the all-wheel drive model.

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