1977 Chevrolet Nova

The 1977 Chevrolet Nova was available was a coupe, sedan, or a hatchback and powered by a six-cylinder 250 CID engine. A 305- and 350-CID V8 was also available. Up-market was the Nova Concours that had different styling and luxury options than the base model Nova.

The base model Nova had vertical square holes with vertical parking lamps located at the outer ends. 9 new body colors were available including Dark Aqua Poly, Light Blue Poly, Medium Green Poly, Buckskin Poly, Light Buckskin Poly, Orange Poly, Silver Poly, Brown Poly, and Dark Blue Poly. The other colors were Black, red, bright yellow, antique white, and Firethorn metallic.

Mid-year, Chevrolet announced a new Rally option on the coupe and hatchback, which served as a replacement for the SS. The Rally option added of a new chrome-plated, diamond-pattern grille with horizontal parking lamps and a five-color 'Nova Rally' nameplate located in the center. The name could also be found on the fenders and the deck lid. They also had black headlight bezels with bright edges and white, black, or gold tri-band striping near the lower body sides and rear end panel. The wheels were color-keyed to the stripes or Agent Silver-finished when ordered with the black striping.

The Nova Concours was distinguished from the base model by a new fine-mesh grille made up of vertical bars, along with a stand-up hood ornament, newly designed wheel covers, and bright and wider wheel-opening moldings. 'C' script insignias could be found at the front, side and rear of the body. Inside, the Nova Concours had wood-grain appliques on the door panels, instrument panel and steering wheel.

Both the base and the Nova Concours models shared engines, transmissions, and most of the options.

For 1977, Chevrolet produced 365,264 examples of the Nova with 28,602 of those being Concours Coupes, 5,481 being Concours Hatchbacks, and 39,272 being the Concours Sedans.


by Daniel Vaughan | Jun 2014

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In December of 1959 Chevrolet began creating a vehicle code-named the H-35. The design was to fall between the Chevrolets compact and full-size vehicles. Also known as the Chevy II, the vehicle was to be an economical vehicle with power coming from either a four or six cylinder engine. When the Nova was introduced at the 29th of September in 1961, the vehicle could be purchased with a 153 cubic-inch....
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Advertised as not to small, not too big, not too expensive, the Chevy Nova was produced for over two decades and earned its way proudly into the American drivers heart and was a personal favorite for law enforcement officers in 48 states at one time. Debuting in 1961 as a 1962 model, the popular Nova was launched as the top model in the Chevy II lineup through 1968. A compact car, the Nova gave....
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1977 Vehicle Profiles

1977 Chevrolet Nova vehicle information

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Chassis Num: HP120118811

This car was not among the 365,264 Chevrolet Novas built during the 1977 model year: it began as one of 66,636 similarly-bodied Pontiac Venturas. This car's destiny, however, was fame for its achievements as a Nova, as well as its driver.....[continue reading]

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Chassis #: HP120118811 

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