“What the heck is that?!?” will greet you with smiles everywhere you go in the last of production 2006 Chevrolet SSR. Black and Silver Bow Tie color adds to the uniqueness as the cool factor hits high marks with young and old alike. Design cues are evident from the trucks of yester-year with a timeless sculpturing and homage to the great American hotrod enthusiast. Powered by a Chevrolet 6.2L LS2 V8 and producing 390 horsepower and 405 lbs of torque makes a customizer’s dream come true. Huge flared fenders, rakish windshield, 19” and 20” wheels, drop top hard top you’d think this is a concept car not a production vehicle. The real production truck stayed very true to form of the concept when it was introduces in 2003 bringing to life the outlandish concept shown at auto shows around the globe. Only 36,625 original, numbers matching miles and very well cared for make this rare Chevrolet SSR and must for any collector or hot rodder. With the push of a button the hard top separates and stacks itself for stage behind the cab – a fun feature for sure. Built to compete with the Prowler and new Thunderbird, Chevrolet had the best of all worlds with the SSR. Style, performance and comfort with a blistering 5.5 seconds to 60 mph. None of the competition could claim those numbers. Not to mention all of the standard features including heated and power seats, cruise control, dual air bags, ABS, tilt wheel, keyless entry and leather. Only produced for 4 years makes this a no brainer to add to the stable, portfolio or driveway. Just be prepared to smile back a lot and be answer “what the heck is that?”.