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The History of the Chevrolet Nova and Chevy II Every successful automobile is a reflection of its time but very few cars are as representative of their era in automotive history as Chevrolets Chevy II and Nova That may seem like a pretty grand statement to put on the shoulders of such a simple economy car but after all the Chevy II changed many times over during its 17 year run The 1960s and 1970s were a time when automotive categories and markets were in a constant state of change thanks to new assumptions about the automobile brought about by social changes revitalized foreign competition international oil policies and new more powerful environmental standards and safety lobbies Like few other cars of its era the Chevy II was transformed to meet the requirements of all those constantly changing market conditions The Chevy II was a perfect reflection of the attempts by General Motors GM to meet the rapidly changing demands of consumers during those two constantly changing turbulent decades Introduced in the early 1960s as a frugal economy car at a time when economical foreign competition and a domestic recession Bartal Three had made economy cars the new darlings of the auto industry the Chevy II was transformed into a muscle car in the mid-1960s when all the country was overwhelmed by horsepower The Chevy II the simply called the Nova was once again cast as a sensible economy car in its lineup Novas of the mid-1970s even sprouted pretensions of luxury with features such as Cabriolet roofs and stand up hood ornaments when the market shifted in that direction That the Chevy II was able to fill so many niches in Chevrolets lineup is an indication of the flexibility of the platform and of the publics acceptance of the car The Chevy II was Chevrolets entry-level do-everything family sedan for a lot of people and if those people wanted economy practicality
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