Yenko Nova???

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  1. jonny_ringo74

    jonny_ringo74 New Member

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    Passed one on my way down to Maryland. It was on a car trailer. Silver color with an ugly ass Yenko sticker pasted on the side. Did these things really exist?

    Sorry didn't have time to snap a photo.
     
  2. rumpy

    rumpy I am of two minds...literally OT Supporter

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    Hell yeah they exist and they are worth good money if it's not a clone.
    1969 Yenko Nova 0-60 in 4 seconds :eek3: Yenkos >*

    Just a few were sold, as they were so fast (0-60 in 4 seconds) that they were downright dangerous. In retrospect, Yenko remarked that "this probably wasn't the safest car in the world." By the end of 1969, insurance companies were refusing to insure these big block monsters.


    http://www.musclecarcalendar.com/WeKnowJack/NovaYenko.htm
     
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    Yenko Camaro > Yenko Nova
     
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    Not sure if it was real or not. I'm not a big chevy buff. It just raised my attention by having the Yenko name on it plus it was being trailered. It had Torque Thrusts on it as well.
     
  6. rumpy

    rumpy I am of two minds...literally OT Supporter

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    Even if it was a nice clone it could bring big money. I've seen 69 Camaro Yenkos sell for around 35K
     
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    I know someone who used to work for yenko. Oh how I would have loved to be alive back in the day.
     
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    i wanna make my corvair into a stinger :)
     
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    Not really the Yenko Nova suposedly pulled 10.9's in the 1/4. It also had 55/45 weight distribution with the 427 and 50/50 weight dist with a 350.
     
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