Chevrolet Nova

1969 Chevrolet Nova SS 396 With 450 Horsepower!

The 1968-72 Chevy Nova’s are some of the most-often cloned muscle cars. That’s because they’re relatively plentiful, lighter, and nimbler than, say, a Chevelle SS. This beautiful example is one of them, but it’s made extra special by having… more»

Running Six-Banger Project: 1969 Chevrolet Nova

Chevrolet sold more than a quarter-million Nova’s in 1969, the car’s best year since 1963. Nearly two-thirds of them had a six-cylinder engine, so buyers were still interested in fuel economy over luxury or muscle. This ’69 Nova is… more»

454 Big Block V8! 1972 Chevrolet Nova

Chevrolet sold nearly 350,000 Nova’s in 1972 and none of them came with a 454 cubic inch V8. The largest Nova engine in ’72 was the 350, with or without Super Sport trim. This gold Nova with a black… more»

Rare Skyroof Option: 1972 Chevrolet Nova

The compact Chevy Nova had one of its best years in 1972, selling nearly 350,000 copies. But less than 2% or 1 in 50 came with the new “Skyroof” option, which came with a factory, foldback sunroof (in today’s… more»

First Year Droptop: 1962 Chevy II Convertible

It’s funny how the Chevy II was considered a small car when it first came on the market in 1962, and while it by no means looks gargantuan, compared to many modern sedans branded as mid-size or even somewhat… more»

Recent Restomod: 1969 Chevrolet Nova

From all indications, this 1969 Chevy Nova was a somewhat basic car when new. The VIN indicates it had an inline-6 engine (250 cubic inches?) and a 2-speed Powerglide. The original owner may have kept it this way until… more»

Clean Canvas: 1970 Chevrolet Nova Project

This 1970 Chevy Nova is portrayed as a former big-block car, which suggests it was once an SS 396, but the engine and transmission are long gone. And the front clip has been replaced by one from a 1969… more»

Rare 4-Cylinder 1970 Chevrolet Postal Nova

Having owned a ’70s Nova as a daily driver in the past and being a fan of these cars even before then, I thought my mental Rolodex was chocked full of information about most things Chevy II.  But I’m… more»

Owned For 20 Years: 1972 Chevrolet Nova 350

Choosing a worthy project candidate can be challenging, particularly if the buyer wants a classic free from significant rust issues. This 1972 Chevrolet Nova ticks that box because it is a dry climate survivor. The small-block V8 under the… more»

Updated Drivetrain: 1969 Chevrolet Nova

The Chevy II/Nova was a popular Chevrolet compact sold from 1962 to 1979. Unlike the Corvair which had a long run in the 1960s, the Nova was quite conventional, a rear-wheel-drive vehicle with a front-mounted, water-cooled engine. The most… more»

BF Auction: 1972 Chevrolet Nova

One of the more difficult and heart-wrenching aspects of dealing with the passing of a loved one is deciding how to part with their most prized possessions. That is the challenge facing the owner of this 1972 Chevrolet Nova…. more»

Patriot Game: 1974 Chevrolet Nova “Spirit of America”

With July 4th mere hours away, now is the perfect time for this 1974 Chevrolet Nova to appear on our desks at Barn Finds. It is a “Spirit of America” Edition that presents well. It features a few tasteful… more»

Original 283: 1966 Chevrolet Nova on a Malibu Chassis

Sitting in this garage is a tidy 1966 Chevrolet Nova, a turnkey proposition for a new owner. It features its original V8 under the hood, but a few upgrades include the fact that its body now rests upon a… more»

Bicentennial Edition? 1976 Chevrolet Nova

The Chevy II/Nova was one of Chevrolet’s best-selling nameplates, running from 1962 to 1979 (and again later as a captive import in the 1980s). The last outing as a rear-wheel drive automobile began in 1975 when it was promoted… more»

Rusty Adventure: 1969 Chevrolet Nova V8

From 1962 to 1968, Chevrolet’s leading compact (remember, they also sold the Corvair) was branded the Chevy II. From 1969 forward, it became simply the Nova which had previously been the highest trim level. This ’69 Nova is a… more»

Same Family for 38 Years: 1966 Chevrolet Nova

The Chevy II was the company’s second compact car of the 1960s, following in the heels of the somewhat unorthodox (for the times) Corvair. It was redesigned in 1966 to resemble the larger automobiles in the Chevrolet staple. This… more»