1970 CHEVY NOVA CHANGES
The 1970 Nova basically carried over from the 1969 model with some subtle differences in the shape and placement of the side market lights and tail lights. This is the first year its simply called the Chevrolet Nova, without any reference to the retired Chevy II nameplate. This was also the final year for the Nova SS396, by now actually a 402, which nonetheless continued to be called a 396.
1970 CHEVY NOVA PRODUCTION NUMBERS
The total number of Chevy Novas sold in the 1970 model year was 254,242. Of those, 19,558 were Super Sports, either the SS350 or SS396. 177 COPO (Corporate Office Purchase Order) Novas were ordered, 175 of which went to Yenko Chevrolet for further modifications into a Yenko Nova. The other 2 went to Canada.