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V8 Calais or SS?

paddyj

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Is the VE SS and VE V8 calais pretty much the same thing in terms of performance? Same engine and transmission? Is there anything different in the tuning or drivetrain?

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theyd be close. calais might be a bit heavier. if ur not going manual id say grab a calais
 

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I was torn by this decision too... I ended up with a Calais. I actually wanted a manual, but all the colour coded dash, gauges, trim, etc on the SS made me go for a Calais :)
 

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I would go the calais every time, it has all the nice goodies you don't get with the SS, and at least you get a semi auto, unlike my VT Calais :(
 

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I was torn by this decision too... I ended up with a Calais. I actually wanted a manual, but all the colour coded dash, gauges, trim, etc on the SS made me go for a Calais :)
Colour coded dash was an option (and a very gawdy option!) - my interior is black on black.
 

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Oh, I didn't know that... I was looking at second hand SS-V on car sales and all the ones I saw had colour gauges and trim. Oh well, I'm happy with the Calais-V anyway.
 
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