Heath Forshee’s 1966 Chevrolet Nova isn’t your average four door family sedan. It’s a stunning—and fast—example of the second-generation of the classic Chevy II body style. It was once upon a time a grandma’s car, but now— not so much. Heath made sure not to cut any corners on this amazing machine. The attention to detail is bang on and the car is as nice inside and under the hood as it is on the outside. But make no mistake: this certainly is not your typical family car, and if there was a photo in the dictionary of analogies (Horsepower Version 1.0), this Chevy II would be pictured under “the wolf in sheep’s clothing.”
Heath grew up around old cars and has spent time at the races at Beech Bend Raceway since he was the young, tender age of 6. His first car when he turned 16 was a 1967 Rally Sport Camaro, and by the time he started racing competitively, he had a 1968 Camaro. Given his history of being raised around good ole-fashioned American muscle, it wasn’t much of a surprise to see him follow suit with a ’66 Nova.
“I’ve been around cars at local cruise-ins and races my entire life. I used to help my stepfather work on old cars when I was younger and I’ve always loved them,” he said….. Read more of this article. Just click on the digital feature below this introduction.
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