• Broadcast card
  • Matching numbers 396/375 HP V-8 engine
  • A.I.R. smog equipment
  • M21 4-speed manual transmission
  • 12 bolt rear end with 3.55 gears
  • Original alternator, carburetor and distributor
  • Special order Hugger Orange paint
  • Black bucket seat interior with center console
  • AM radio
  • LOF dated tinted glass
  • Spiral shocks
  • T3 headlights
  • SS wheels and Polyglas tires
  • Correct jack and spare
  • NCRS shipping data report
  • Ownership history

If your idea of driving is to sneak through traffic unnoticed, then this Hugger Orange Nova SS may not be the car for you. On the other hand, if you like the thought of leading your very own one-car parade, celebrating all that was great and beautiful about the classic muscle car era, this Nova has your name all over it. This matching-numbers L89 396/375 HP example of American automotive passion absolutely turns the concept of the Nova economy car right smack on its head. The year 1969 was a rough neighborhood when it came to the high-performance street scene. Just about all the manufacturers’ stops had been pulled, and the streets were overflowing with horsepower.

To shed its sedate image, this 3,400-pound Nova only required taking advantage of the right options. The vibrant special-order Hugger Orange paint is simply icing on the cake. Under the icing lies the big-block—fitted with its original alternator, carburetor and distributor—paired with an M21 Muncie 4-speed transmission, which directs the energy to a 12-bolt rear end housing with a 3.55 ring and pinion ratio. It’s a well suited combination for daily driving, if so inclined, rather than just looking at this car parked in the garage, which by the way, is a fine plan B.

The car’s all black bucket seat interior (center console included) is in excellent and like-new condition, as well as the perfect contrast to the high-profile exterior paint visible through the LOF dated and tinted glass. This Nova SS definitely has its papers in order, including the broadcast card, NCRS shipping data report and ownership history. This 1969 Chevrolet Nova SS has all the ingredients to run with the best of best on the streets, then and now. For those who don’t mind being in the spotlight even on a trip to the grocery store, this little economy car will get you there and back in brilliant fashion.

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