Classic hot rods aren’t often home to turbocharged four-bangers. But since a 1967 Nova is anything but typical, it makes sense that this one derives its serious performance cred from a small but mighty crate engine.
That crate engine, the powerful LTG 2.0L Turbo from Chevrolet Performance, provides the Nova with 272 direct-injected horsepower, with 295 lb-ft of torque on demand. The LTG’s turbocharger generates up to 20 pounds of boost, delivering 90 percent (260 lb-ft) of its peak torque from 1700 to 5500 rpm. Coming in at 3,100 pounds and a near 50/50 weight distribution, the Nova wrings impressive performance from the LTG.
But that impressive power relies on the unique 6-speed LTG transmission for delivery. In combination with the LTG 2.0L, the LTG manual makes for the perfect lightweight package for iconic hot rods, contemporary sport sedans, and souped-up pickups.
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