General Motors Corp. officials say the Chevrolet SSR concept vehicle, a rear-drive roadster with a pickup bed, is headed for production. The concept, an El Camino for the new millenium, wasn't shown here but will be unveiled in Detroit this week (see Ward's Automotive Reports — Oct. 18, '99, p.1). The SSR is powered by a 6L V-8 engine and features a retractable roof. It is one of five concepts GM will roll out this year that the company says are under serious consideration for production. ...

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