SPECS
Horsepower
148 HP
Torque
152 LB-FT
Curb Weight
2991 LB
Drivetrain
Front Wheel Drive
Engine Size
2.2 L
Transmission Type
Automatic
Top Speed
110 MPH
Standing Quarter Mile
15.07 Seconds
Zero to Sixty
6.82 Seconds
MPG (City/Highway)
25 MPG
VEHICLE STORY

Thanks to anyone that's checking out my Cobalt! It's nothing crazy or special, but I enjoy it quite a bit. I got the car back in January of 2014. I previously have had a pair of Saturns ('98 SW2 and '93 SC2), a 2004 Chevy Colorado, and a 2005 Ford Focus most recently. I was put in a situation where the Focus blew up, I was in an apartment so couldn't fix it, and needed a car quick to get back to work. Got a good deal with trade in on the Cobalt. I've always loved the SS Cobalt's, so figured an LT could still be fun for a daily driver. The only downside is that it is an automatic. However it is the daily driver over anything, so I couldn't complain too much in the situation I was in. I didn't waste much time getting to modifying it. First came the intake and strut bar from ZZP. Grabbed some cheap 15" Rota Slipstreams on massive tires. Then went on to buy some Canuck Motorsports (same as SSC springs) springs to lower it down a bit. They had a great ride, but didn't lower the car to where I wanted. Soon after I found the ATS wheels I have currently on craigslist. $250 for the full set and decent tires all around. I have been in love with these wheels ever since I got them. Soon after I grabbed an eBay cat-back that surprisingly sounded awesome, and has held up pretty well.  2014 didn't provide much to modifying past those basics. Towards the end of the year I picked up H&R Sport springs and FE5 struts/shocks (that's the best factory option for the Cobalt SS LNF). Now the car was lowered to about where I want it, although I will still always wanna be lower haha. I also picked up the front SS leather seats.  Peeking into 2015 I started to ramp things up. I decided to do more of an SS clone look going forward. Easiest way would be starting with the interior. I've got the whole interior switched over to black from the stock grey. I have all the SS body pieces, however they are waiting on paint. Eventual plan I would love to go supercharged, however for now some more bolt ons would have to do. ZZP shorty header and 2.5" catted downpipe paired with the 2.4 Cobalt intake manifold really helped to wake it up! There's been many other small things here and there, and my ultimate goal is always to keep it looking good. I get compliments here and there and I like to thing I represent base model Cobalts pretty nicely. I know my car is nothing fancy, but as I mentioned I like to keep it clean, almost OEM+ kind of. I'll have lots of more stuff coming this year! Feel free to ask me any questions if you have a Cobalt or just want to chat cars!

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