Restored: 1967 Chevrolet Nova SS 283/Auto

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August 9, 2023 Update – The high bid did not meet the seller’s reserve price, so we’ve moved this vehicle to our “Rides Still Available Page.”  Click the blue button above or below to navigate to this ride’s bid page, where you can either select the green “Buy Now” button or place a realistic counteroffer in the “Bid” box. is pleased to offer Lot 236, a restored Marina Blue 1967 Chevrolet Nova SS 283/auto for sale in an online, reserve-style auction on behalf of the current caretaker.

Bidding opened Wednesday, July 26, 2023, and closed at 5:30 PM EDT on Wednesday, August 9, 2023

This 1967 Chevrolet Nova SS currently resides in Reno, Nevada as part of the seller’s current collection.

The Deets

Year 1967
Make Chevrolet
Model Nova SS
Location Arizona
VIN 118377W123638
Exterior Color Marina Blue
Interior Color Light Blue
Engine 195 hp 283 cu in "Turbo Fire" V8
Transmission Floor-shift Powerglide
Drivetrain Rear Wheel Drive
Fuel Gas

High Bid: $5,000 (Reserve Not Met)

The 1967 Chevrolet Nova SS is a classic American muscle car with a special place in automotive history. Known for its sleek design, powerful performance, and excellent handling, the Nova SS became an icon of the late 1960s era.

The 1967 Chevrolet Nova SS featured a compact and muscular design, characteristic of the era’s muscle cars. It was based on the second-generation Chevrolet Chevy II/Nova platform and came only in a two-door hardtop body style.  The front end of the Nova SS featured a distinctive grille flanked by single headlights on either side. The SS badging was prominently displayed on the grille and other parts of the car, indicating its Super Sport trim level. The hood often had a simulated air intake scoop, adding to the performance-oriented look.

The rear of the car featured narrow rectangular taillights and the “Nova SS” badge, denoting its status as a high-performance model.   Inside, the Nova SS boasted a driver-focused cabin with bucket seats and a center console, adding to the car’s sporty and comfortable feel. The dashboard was designed with clear and easy-to-read gauges, providing essential information to the driver. The SS model also offered various optional features, including air conditioning, power windows, and a custom sport steering wheel, enhancing the driving experience.

The true essence of the 1967 Nova SS lay under the hood, where it housed powerful engines for its time. Buyers could choose between different engine options, with the most sought-after being the 327 cubic inch (5.4-liter) V8 engine. Depending on the specific version, this engine could generate around 275 to 350 horsepower, delivering impressive performance on the road. The example featured in this auction features its numbers-matching 195 horsepower, 283 cubic inch “Turbo Fire” small block V8.

Transmission options included a 3-speed manual, 4-speed manual, or 2-speed Powerglide automatic transmission. With its lightweight body and potent engine choices, the Nova SS could achieve remarkable acceleration and deliver thrilling driving dynamics.  The Nova SS came with a well-tuned suspension system that balanced ride comfort and handling prowess. The front suspension utilized independent coil springs, while the rear featured a solid axle with leaf springs, ensuring stability and control during spirited driving.

The 1967 Chevrolet Nova SS was an integral part of the muscle car movement of the late 1960s. It captured the hearts of enthusiasts and car lovers, who appreciated its combination of style, performance, and affordability. Even today, the Nova SS remains a popular choice among collectors and automotive enthusiasts, with well-preserved examples commanding a premium price in the classic car market. Its timeless design and raw power continue to make it a cherished symbol of American automotive history.

We will have more information about this restored 1967 Chevrolet Nova SS before the start of its online, reserve price auction.

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If you have any questions about this 1967 Chevrolet Nova SS for sale, please leave a comment below or feel free to call Rudy directly at 877-468-6497.  Thank you for looking and happy bidding!


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