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Hey, does anyone know if the Pontiac Pursuit has a model equivalent to the Cobalt SS? 18.104.22.168 16:30, 22 August 2006 (UTC)
- Not as of yet. The highest model in the G5/Pursuit lineup is the GT. =frontside= 01:16, 18 December 2006 (UTC)
According to the HHR page, GM will discontinue the Cobalt SS Supercharged in 2008 in favor of a turbocharged version. The engine in this new model will be the same turbocharged 2.0L four found in the Solstice GXP and Sky Red Line. =frontside= 01:18, 18 December 2006 (UTC)
Cobalt name sticking after 2009?
Hey, I live near the Lordstown Assembly plant, and I myself own a Cobalt. Does anyone know if the Cobalt's replacement in 2010 is still called the Cobalt? I know that Lordstown is more worried if the plant even stays open (which is surprising considering that the plant was updated with a new assembly line and paint shop not too long ago), but my Cobalt is a very good car and has become known to be reliable. I'd like the name to stick. The Cavalier was around for 22 years anyways, why not the Cobalt? Jgera5 01:01, 12 January 2007 (UTC)
- I can't say for sure, but I'd assume it would. The cobalt was originally intended to be the new generation of Cavaliers. The only thing they kept was the engine, everything else had a huge upgrade in quality. So they felt it was far different and better than the Cavalier and they gave it a new name. Another reason why it probably will is because of how new the Cobalts are, starting off with an 05 model. Seeing as they are selling fairly frequently I doubt they would scrap the name after 5 years of production. 22.214.171.124 16:49, 5 October 2007 (UTC)
I would have to agree. It's sad that production won't be in my backyard anymore, as they are moving to Mexico. Well, at least GM Lordstown is staying open.Jgera5 14:54, 9 October 2007 (UTC)
Removed blurb from performance
I have removed "There are countless different upgrades for the LSJ motors, including injectors, intakes, headers, exhausts, and supercharger upgrades/replacements. After-market parts may void the original factory warranty, but often offer superior performance for far less money than GMPP parts. When installing after-market performance kits, it will be essential to have the car's Engine Control Unit retuned." from the performance section as it is _completely_ useless and off track. If you disagree, bring it up in the discussion before putting it back it or I will simply refer this to a moderator. --RyanKlein 20:27, 29 October 2007 (UTC)
Removal of 2008.5 for Cobalt SS Turbocharged
I am removing it because though it will be released later, it is going to be marketed as a 2008. If you want to make a note that it will be released later in 2008, go for it but its not a 2008.5, simply a 2008 model year.--RyanKlein 07:28, 13 November 2007 (UTC)
Removal of junk from Performance section
I remove "Even after all these performance modifications the Chevrolet Cobalt SS will have a hard time running consistant 12 second passes." from the performance section as this is just garbage and has nothing to do with it, and they cannot spell check. If you disagree, please bring it up in the discussion before adding it again, thank you. —Preceding unsigned comment added by RyanKlein (talk • contribs) 07:31, 13 November 2007 (UTC)
Mileage/fuel economy conversion
I understand the desire to convert US MPG figures into metric and UK MPG, but the result has become an unreadable jumble of numbers, especially when both city and highway are written for both manual and automatic transmissions. Is UK MPG conversion necessary if the Cobalt is not sold there (I'm assuming it's not)? Also, it would be easier to read if it were written as "24 city/34 highway (9.8L-6.9L/100km, 29-41 imp MPG)", but that would mean not using the convert template, which does not yet support a range of MPG for conversion. --Vossanova o< 17:08, 13 October 2008 (UTC)
- Probably, I don't think the UK figures are necessary either. -- Phoenix2 22:28, 14 October 2008 (UTC)
Point of assembly
"All Cobalts are currently manufactured at GM's Lordstown Assembly plant in Lordstown, Ohio."
This is misleading, as it makes the reader think this vehicle is made in America. The great majority of it is sourced out of the country and final assembly is in Ohio. Italian transmission, Korean emissions equipment, Japanese electronics, Canadian engine. A small portion of the money paid for the car goes toward American made parts. The line should read:
"Although primarily made from imported parts, final assembly of all Cobalts is performed at GM's Assembly plant in Lordstown, Ohio.
- If you'd like to include sources for those imported parts, then feel free to make the change. IFCAR (talk) 17:05, 29 July 2009 (UTC)
- FYI the engines are made in Tonawanda, New York (2.2 L) and Spring Hill, Tennessee (2.0 L turbo), the transmissions in Windsor, Ontario (automatic), Modugno, Italy (Getrag F23), and Gothenburg, Sweden (GM Europe F35, used in the SS). None of this is surreptitiously hidden from the reader. Rather, it's not there because it's not pertinent in the Chevrolet Cobalt article. No more than it would be in the HHR article, or any other car that GM makes which uses these parts. You'll note that the F23 and F35 articles state in the very first sentence that they're made in Italy and Sweden, respectively. Stating "All Cobalts are currently manufactured at GM's Lordstown Assembly plant in Lordstown, Ohio," isn't 'misleading': it's blatant, unabashed truth. They ARE all built at Lordstown. Some of the parts are sourced from other countries, true, but this isn't notable in any particular way. Every car in the world is built using 'imported' parts. -93JC (talk) 02:07, 4 August 2009 (UTC)