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The Specifications of an S10 SS

by Nicholas Lindsey

The Chevrolet S-10 SS is the high performance version of the S-10 light pickup truck manufactured by General Motors. The S-10 SS package is available in S-10 trucks built between 1994 and 1998. The Chevrolet S-10 SS truck is only available in three colors: Onyx Black, Apple Red or Summit White. The grill and both the front and rear bumpers feature the same color as the body of the truck.

Engine Specifications

The Chevrolet S-10 SS has a 4.3-liter Vortec 4300 V6 engine with 180 horsepower at 4,400 rpm and 245 foot-lbs. torque at 2,800 rpm. It is available with either a manual or four-speed electronic automatic transmission with overdrive. The engine gets 15 miles per gallon in the city and 21 miles per gallon on the highway.


The Chevrolet S-10 SS features the ZQ8 Sport Suspension package which includes Bilstein shocks and larger stabilizing bars than the standard model. The truck is also lowered 2 inches from the standard model.

The overall lenth of the standard cab model is 5,197 mm with the width being 1,725. It has a height of 1,577 mm with a ground clearance of 170 mm.

About the Author

Nicholas Lindsey has worked as a professional writer for over eight years. His work has been published in "The Tennessean," "Hendersonville Stars News," "Gallatin News Examiner" and the "Gallatin Newspaper." He has a bachelor's degree in news editorial journalism from Middle Tennessee State University.

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