Third generation (1968–1974)
1970 chevrolet Nova SS .
Super Sport was transformed from a trim option to a performance package for 1968. One of the smallest #musclecars
ever fielded by #Detroit
, the #NovaSS
now included a 295 hp (220 kW) 350 cu in (5.7 L) V8 engine along with a heavy-duty suspension and other performance hardware,
engines included two versions of the #bigblock #396cu
in (6.5 L) rated at 350 bhp (350 PS; 260 kW); and 375 bhp (380 PS; 280 kW) at 5600 rpm and 415 lb⋅ft (563 N⋅m) at 3600 rpm of torque,which went for Both engines were offered with a choice of transmissions including the #M21
close-ratio four-speed manual, the heavy-duty #M22
" four-speed manual, or the three-speed #Turbo
-Hydramatic 400 automatic transmission. A total of 5,571 SS coupés were produced for 1968. Novas sported the SS badge until 1976. Front disc brakes were optional on the 1968 Nova SS.