1972 Chevrolet Nova SS Blue Coupe 540ci/735hp V8 88122 Miles
Garage Kept Motors.) The old joke about Nova meaning “no-go” certainly does not describe this car very well. This is a powerful car that was treated to a pro-street build in the 90’s and was an AutoRama exhibited car.
They are also a quick reminder of what the trends were when the car was originally built. From the driver’s seat, it’s evident that the car is prepared for speed, or what we would call eye popping acceleration. A good firm punch of the gas pedal and you get a quick lesson about g-forces, and how quickly the “sweeping” speedometer can sweep from left to the right.
All of the power is sent to the large rear tires which are 31×18.5×15 Mickey Thompson tires. As enthusiasts we can joke about ‘Nova’ meaning ‘no-go’, but this car certainly does not fit that old joke.