Sunday, April 1, 2018

Fwd Powah: 2010 Chevy Cobalt SS

The turbo charged Cobalt SS is easy car to argue about.  On one hand, it is one of the fastest fwd cars ever to lap the Nurburgring and very simple to add an extra 100 horsepower to the stout 260 hp stock engine.  On the other hand, any Cobalt isn't going to impress your significant other or most anyone for that matter and has one of the cheapest interiors this side of a first gen Dodge Neon.  If fast and inexpensive cars are your thing, it is not a bad way to go.  Find this 400hp 2010 Chevy Cobalt SS for sale in Hampton, NH for $5,800 via craigslist.

Here are the details provided by the seller:

2010 Chevrolet Cobalt SS
2.0 Turbo Ecotech 5 speed 400 WHP
Magnaflow Cat 3" mid pipe Magnaflow Muffler by Lou's Custom Exhaust in April 2017
Power Windows, Locks, Moonroof and Keyless entry
ZZP Upper & Lower Charge Pipes & Intercooler
EFR 6758 Turbo making 21 psi
ZZP Remote Tune
ZZp trans mounts
KY stage 3 clutch
Cross Drilled & Slotted Rotors
ZZP shifter cable clamp
Probably more I cant recall
I bought this in Maryland back in March, its a fast fun car but I need something more practical.

The Kermit green powder coated valve cover and intake manifold must have been one of the mods that the owner did not recall.  Any of the youtube clips of GM engineer John Heinricy Nurburgring runs seem to have been taken down.

See another 400 hp front wheel drive car for around five grand? email

Cory is hip deep in car projects and needs to create a game plan for all of it.


  1. I test drove a 300+ bhp Focus RS a couple of years ago. Although it made me giggle (wheelspin in 3rd gear does that to me), I could not imagine driving it every day. I doubt that this Cobalt is as well engineered as that Ford was, so I respectfully say "Pass". But I do hope it finds a new Hoonigan-style owner.

  2. Rick Wagoner said that this car would save GM.


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