Classic Car- 1972 Nova SS
Let’s take you back to 1972. remember driving home from work hoping you’d be there in time to catch a new episode of MASH? Well you got home faster inside your 1972 Chevy Nova SS. Let’s talk about Frank Swidenski’s Nova.
Frank bought the car for $99 almost 38 years ago and hasn’t looked back since.
The 1972 Nova had a Rally Sport option with special suspension returned and was a rather popular choice, with 33,319 sold. Super Sport equipment went on 12,309 coupes, some of which also had the Rally package. Nova production moved to Norwood, Ohio, where it would be assembled alongside the Camaro. At mid-year a sunroof option became available on two-door models. Also, the optional Strato bucket seats available on coupes switched from the previous low-back design with adjustable headrests to the high back units with built-in headrests introduced the previous year on Camaros and Vegas. The Rally Sport option with special suspension returned and was a rather popular choice, with 33,319 sold. Despite the lack of change, Nova had its best sales season in years, with production of the 1972 models reaching 349,733. Of these, 139,769 had the six-cylinder engine.”
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