1962 Chevrolet Nova

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Overview


The 1962 Chevy II was introduced to be a rival of the Ford Falcon. It was sporty, simple, and conventional.


The 1962 Chevy II was introduced to be a rival of the Ford Falcon. It was sporty, simple, and conventional.

The Chevy II came in three series and five body styles: 100, 300, and Nova 400 series.

The combination of readily available V8 power and light-weight chassis made the Nova a popular choice of drag racers.

Production Numbers


Sport Hardtop Coupe 59,586
2-Dr. Sedan 44,390
4-Dr. Sedan 139,004
Convertible Coupe 23,741
Total Production 266,721

Performance Specs


Engine Size Carb. HP Torque 0 to 60 Quarter mile
Super-Thrift 153 I-4 143ci 1x1bbl 90hp - - -
Hi-Thrift 194 184ci 1x1bbl 120hp - 13.4 sec 19.8 sec

Transmission


  • 3-Speed Manual
  • Powerglide

Paint & Colors


Exterior

Surf Green
Laurel Green
Silver Blue
Nassau Blue
Twilight Turquoise
Autumn Gold
Roman Red
Coronna Cream
Anniversary Gold
Ermine White
Adobe Beige
Satin Silver
Honduras Maroon

Interior

Dark Blue
Metallic Red
Med. Blue
Ivory
Dark Aqua
Dark Fawn
Lt. Gold
Med. Gold

OEM Brochures


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