The Chevy Nova was a compact car produced by General Motors under the Chevrolet brand from 1962 through 1979. The 1970 Nova marked the end of the first generation. It was considered a muscle car and had various engine options including a 350 V8, 396 V8, and 427 V8. The car also had an option for a 4-speed manual transmission. The 1970 Nova had a restyled body and featured rectangular parking lights and a new grille. With the popularity of muscle cars at the time, the Nova was a popular option for those looking for a fast and sporty ride. Today, the 1970 Nova is a highly sought after classic car and is a popular choice for collectors and enthusiasts.