Most of the 3rd and 4th generation Novas you see at car club events are big V8 powered machines with flat paint and wide tires out back. Today’s example has upgraded disc brakes and really nice paint, but it has it original 250 cubic inch straight six and an automatic transmission. So it’ll get you to the Friday night car show, but you won’t be able to leave black stripes on the ground (or crash into a parked car) on your way home, which might be a good thing. Find this 1974 Chevrolet Nova offered for $16,500 in Saint Augustine, FL via craigslist. Tip from Rock On!
This example of the first generation of the BMW 6 Series grand tourer coupé appears to be free of major blemishes and should provide years of smiles. The M30B32 3,210 cc straight six pumps out 194 hp and 207 lb-ft of torque. While the engine won’t bury you in your seat. the 5-speed Getrag manual transmission helps to keep things entertaining. Find this 1984 BMW 633 Csi offered for $2500 in Wickenburg, AZ via craigslist. Tip from FuelTruck.