1964 Nova Parts and Restoration Information

1964 Nova Specifications


The 1964 Chevy Nova lost its midline 300 series and convertible series in 1964, however it was the first year the V8 option was made available directly from the factory.

The standard engine became the 194 cubic inch Hi-Thrift engine which produced 120 horse power. Many new options were made available from the factory, with the major option being the new optional  4-speed manual which was added to the dealer options list in 1964. The new V8 engine was 283 cubic inches and produced 195 horse power. Chevrolet rated the max output for the V8 at 220 horse power.  The V8 engine was available as part of the Chevy II Nova Super Sport package.

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Model Options:

  • 2-Door Sedan
  • 4-Door Wagon
  • Sport Hardtop Coupe
  • 4-Door Sedan
  • Super Sport

Engine Options:

  • Hi-Thrift 194 | 194ci | 120 hp
  • Turbo-Thrift 230 | 230ci | 155hp
  • Turbo-Fire 283 | 283ci | 195hp
  • Turbo-Fire 283 | 283ci | 220hp

Available Transmissions:

  • 3-Speed Manual
  • Powerglide
  • 4-Speed Manual



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