Chevrolet Nova

Big Engine-Small Package: 1969 Chevrolet Nova SS396

Some would subscribe to the theory that if enough is just right, then too much is perfect! Take Chevrolet’s compact Chevy II/Nova. In the mid-sixties, it developed some real hair with high-powered small-block engines. In’68, an all-new platform, shared… more»

Noteworthy Nova: 1962 Chevrolet Chevy II 400

We cover 1962 vintage Chevrolets with regularity but they’re almost always full-size cars, Corvettes, and occasionally, Corvairs. As for the newly introduced Chevy II, not so much so. As a matter of fact, I had to go back three… more»

Nicest One Left? 1977 Chevrolet Nova Concours

I love the idea of a luxurious version of a car or truck that was never meant to be luxurious – this 1977 Chevrolet Nova Concours is one of those vehicles. This stunning time capsule can be found posted… more»

Build It Your Way: 1966 Chevrolet Chevy II

Names sometimes get confusing. Take today’s find, it’s listed as a 1966 Chevrolet Nova. That’s close but it’s actually a Chevrolet Chevy II 100, as that’s the model designation for a two-door sedan. Regardless, this roller is a project… more»

Low-Mile Barn Find: 1972 Chevrolet Nova

I have a couple of motorcycles that haven’t been started in 36 years but I don’t have any cars that haven’t been started in more than a couple of months. This 1972 Chevrolet Nova hasn’t been started in a… more»

No Reserve Real SS: 1970 Chevrolet Nova

Pity the poor 1970 Chevrolet Nova (but not too much, there were 307K* built) but the Super Sport (SS) performance version was overshadowed by internal competition in the form of the Chevelle SS and the Camaro SS & Z28…. more»

Still Does A Burnout: 1976 Chevrolet Nova SS

I found this 1976 Chevrolet Nova SS to be of interest because I didn’t know a Nova SS was still being made in 1976. The Nova SS, and pretty much anything pretending to be a performance car, was mostly… more»

Nova’s Last Gasp: 1985 Chevrolet Nova

A Chevy Novawhatwho?! Taupe is the perfect color for this 1985 Chevrolet Nova to blend into almost any background, including the background of badge-engineered cars from this era. The seller has this California-built car posted here on craigslist in… more»

327-350 HP! 1966 Chevrolet Nova SS Garage Find

Here’s a pretty special find, a 1966 Chevrolet Nova SS. These have graced the pages of Barn Finds before but this example is harboring an original bearing, in spite of the fact that its best days, for now, look… more»

1-Of-6: 1967 Chevrolet Nova SS L79 With 325 Horsepower!

OK, let the debate begin! But first, let’s set the background. For your review, is a 1967 Chevrolet Nova SS, equipped with a rare L79, 327 CI engine. How rare? It’s universally agreed that there were only six produced… more»

Original 350 V8: 1970 Chevrolet Nova

It’s unusual to find a Chevy Nova coupe from the late ’60s or early ’70s that hasn’t been hot-rodded one way or another. Some are done really well, others not so much so. But here is a 1970 example… more»

SS Aspirations: 1969 Chevrolet Nova

Here’s one from the “looks can be deceiving” department. It is a sort of reverse sleeper but this 1969 Chevrolet Nova shows very nicely, nevertheless. Finding standard Chevy models dolled up as the performance variant “SS” version is not… more»

Real Deal Deuce: Rare 1970 Chevrolet Nova Yenko

This spectacular piece of history is a 1970 Chevrolet Nova Yenko Deuce. It is located in Las Vegas, Nevada and listed for sale here on craigslist. The car is one of only 175 built by Yenko Chevrolet in Canonsburg,… more»

Crazy Quarter Windows: 1973 Chevrolet Nova

Custom touches applied to cars are as old and common a modification as the cars themselves. While the late ’40s and early ’50s seem to have been the golden years for such undertakings known as chopped, channeled, shaved, and… more»

One-Owner 1966 Chevrolet Nova

This one is going to be an exercise in self-restraint. What we have here is one mostly original 1966 Chevrolet Nova, two-door hardtop. It was a very innocuous compact car in ’66 but wore an attractively styled body, not… more»

V8/4-Speed: 1970 Chevrolet Nova

At first glance, I thought this was a taxi cab but on further inspection I realized it was a pretty nice 1970 Chevrolet Nova. The car has spent most of its life in California but is for sale in… more»