1954 Chevrolet Nomad Concept replica is as close as you'll get to the real thing

It's well known the original Corvette based Chevrolet Nomad was destroyed sometime after it was featured in the 1954 GM Motorama. Since you can't own the original this masterfully crafted replica is about as close as you can get to owning the real thing. This replica took the car's owner and creator over 7 years and… » 10/22/11 12:30pm 10/22/11 12:30pm

1956 Chevrolet Nomad has serious project car hell potential

Looking at cars for sale is a big part of the automotive obsessed lifestyle. Every once in a while when you are scanning ads one car will stand out for no particular reason and stay with you. That is exactly what happened when we came across this 1956 Chevrolet Nomad currently on Ebay, and a strong desire to own it… » 6/05/11 5:00pm 6/05/11 5:00pm

What Would You Do With the Turbocharged Ecotec?

One thing we admire about General Motors is that when they do do something right, they do it so right that conversations cease. I'm sure you've all been here before, "Yeah, well, the Porsche Blah Blah Blah does 0-60 in blah and goes around some track in Germany in blah and has this crazy hyper-tech thingy that does… » 10/30/07 12:15pm 10/30/07 12:15pm

Motorama Redux: 1956 Corvette Nomad Reproduction for Sale

With Chevrolet's Nomad concept car likely never to see the daylight of production, we turn our fleeting attention span to history. The original Corvette Nomad concept, shown as part of GM's 1954 Motorama, is up for sale. With a fascia styled to resemble the 1956 Corvette, the Nomad hearkened Chevrolet's two-door… » 11/13/06 9:38am 11/13/06 9:38am

2006 Woodward Dream Pre-Cruise: The 1956 Chevy Bel Air Nomad

We've left one Starbucks already this morning due to an ant infestation, and as we were on our way to a non-infested coffee shop / wifi spot to resume our bloggorhea-like coverage of the hoopla leading up to the 2006 Woodward Dream Cruise, we happened upon this little gem on the corner of 13 Mile Rd and Woodward… » 8/15/06 1:46pm 8/15/06 1:46pm