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Old 03-15-2007, 06:48 PM
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Anyone had a chance to drive one? I am talking about the 3800 */c, NOT the 2006 V8. I have only gotton a chance to drive the Base model and an LS a long time ago, and they seemed pretty nice. I was wondering for those who have been behind the wheel of an 04-05 SS, what you thought? Is the ride pretty jarring, is it comfortable enought for a long trip? And pretty much anything else.
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I owned 3 of them a 03 base a 00 LS and a 04SS while there not the Bonneville there likley the next best thing...

for information check out www.naioa.com

that place is to the Impala as BC is to the bonneville
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i like the SS Impys
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My in-laws picked up a 04-05 impala LTZ and it has pretty decent pickup....3.9l....other than that I don't know much about it?
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My in-laws picked up a 04-05 impala LTZ and it has pretty decent pickup....3.9l....other than that I don't know much about it?
06 LTZ 04-05 still had the 3.8 old body style

when the new body style arived the LS was dumped to base the LTZ replaced the LS and the SS well no */C i still think the new style impys are butt fugly
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My uncle has one. Its quite the performer. The power is pretty raw and untamed, would make a definite "fun" car. Can't handle the interior though. Hence my general "pass on it" approach.
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I agree with Jim on the Interior aspect..im not a huge fan of the design.
However, the car itself is VERY good looking, exhaust looks good, fog lights suit it...
SS Supercharged Impalas are kinda rare as well...however, I would own one, There was one here that I would of bought had I of not had my SSEi, 04 with 5600 kms on it...basically...it was new..still
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sat in a 06 SS it didnt even have a cup holder
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I'll take the LS4 over the L67, it'* actually lighter. V8 with a nice exhaust setup, and some work for the upper RPM powerband... = Add a turbo, and yeah..

(this reminds me, i need to Drive Jim'* 'Rora again to hear that roar..)

04-05 interior as mentioned above, a huge turnoff. I love the new GM cockpits however, the radios and HVAC are WORLDS ahead of anything GM has made.
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I'll agree there. But Ang was sitting in the passenger seat, she said "hrm, there is a plated "silver" chalkboard in front of me...."

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