1968 Nova SS396 L78
THE FIRST L89?
Chris’s 1968 Nova SS396 L78
This 1968 is a neat car because it was produced in the same run as the Dick Harrell and Fred Gibb cars, 375hp/396. The original owner ordered it with aluminum heads and water pump (which became the L-89 option offered in 1969).
Is it the first one? Who knows but it is a rare bird indeed. Chris has been after the original owner to part with the window sticker and protecto-plate for some time now but no luck yet.
(Also pictured are some of the other Novas that Chris and his father have restored. Yes, they’re all real!)
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