158 Rolling Hill Rd
Mooresville, NC 28117
1974 Chevrolet Nova
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Ah, the Chevy Nova. Say what you will, but it isn't 1983 anymore and these aren't just old used cars! Many folks have fond memories of these little economy cars, whether their mother had one or if it was their first car “back in the day.” In fact, it makes sense that what was once an economy car has such a following; normal people could afford them! Though each generation has a completely different look, they are all recognizably a Nova. 1974 was the last year for the Novas that look halfway like muscle cars, and this example is hardly an exception!

The beneficiary of a full customized build that was tastefully done to provide the power and reliability of a modern vehicle, all while keeping the original iconic look of a muscle car intact. and is offered for a price at which this car could not be built. On the outside, it looks like a fairly standard-issue hot rod Nova with the back end jacked up a little bit. However, this Nova is far from stock. Lift up the hood and you'll find a customized 5.3L Ls V8 that's bolted to a 4L80E automatic. That's right, this car might appear like a tame stock 74 with impact bumpers, but turn the key and you'll instantly see how this is a perfect sleeper resto-mod. This is a cleanly swapped car and that LS engine looks right at home under the hood of this puppy.

A quick look in the engine bay and you'll see this isn't just a typical LS swap. Not only is everything clean and tidy, but also custom touches were done that really add a great look to the car. For instance, the chrome headers add a great look over the stock 5.3 manifolds, but also MSD coils were installed, K&N air filter, March pulley system and front power disc brakes and power steering makes this car a blast to drive.

Open up the door, and it'll quickly become apparent that this Nova has had some custom touches. A Momo steering wheel and custom center console (complete with cupholders!) are the most prominent features of the interior. Additionally, the gauge cluster has received a tasteful custom treatment. In place of a radio, you'll find a control pad for a Bluetooth sound system connected to plenty of speakers and a subwoofer setup in the trunk. Pair it with your phone and instantly you can jam out tunes at your local car show. This Nova is a wonderful mixture of old and new technology!

Overall, this car is in great condition and for the price a cooler custom Nova would be tough to find. Whoever restored it knew what they were doing as it still retains all the original sheetmetal and the original look from factory is still intact. If you are looking for a perfect driver that no one would assume is packing a fuel injected small block under the hood, this is it!

Contact Shelton Classics & Performance at 704-663-0432 or info@sheltonclassics.com for more information

Title: CLEAN, transferable Vermont Registration

Air Conditioning NO, Compressor Only
Heater YES
Oil PSI Gauge/Light YES
Temperature Gauge/Light YES
Fuel Gauge YES
Tachometer YES
Wipers YES
Horn NO
Radio YES
Headlights YES
Tail Lights YES
Brake Lights YES
Reverse Lights YES
Turn Signals YES
Emergency Brake NO
Keys – Ignition, Door & Trunk YES
Runs & Drives YES


Engine Type
Engine Size
5.3L LS V8
Fuel Specification


Body Color
Hugger Orange
Body Style
Paint Type




Interior Color
Orange & Black
Secondary Interior Color
Seating Type
Seat Material
Shifter Type
Center Console

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Engine Size
5.3L LS V8
Transmission Type
4-Speed Automatic
Body Style

Vehicle Options

  • Variable Speed Windshield Wipers
  • Power Brakes
  • Front Disc Brakes
  • Power Steering
  • Tachometer
  • Heater/Defroster
  • Cup Holders
  • Courtesy Lights
  • Center Console
  • Center Arm Rest
  • Carpeted Floor Mats
  • Bucket Seats
  • Air Conditioning
  • 12V Power Outlet
  • Tinted Glass
  • Cowl Induction Hood
  • Chrome Exhaust Tips
  • Accent Stripes
  • Subwoofer