” Instead of being content with a pre-existing ‘genre’ or an existing set of muscle car standards, Alex Covington and the team at the Roadster Shop decided to take a whole new approach with this 1967 Chevy Nova. Originally, Covington wanted just a unique looking Nova, but after seeing the direction the Roadster Shop was heading with his ride, he gave them the thumbs up to build a one-of-a-kind Nova. Armed with a belief that true progress in design can only come with taking risks and stepping outside comfort zones, the Roadster Shop set out to build a Nova that was like nothing else that ever came before it.
The ’67 Nova may have started life more as a grocery getter than performance machine, but it quickly was given the name Innovator based on its build. The Roadster Shop built the Innovator as an example of where the hot rod and the custom industry could possibly head in the coming years. It’s clear when you look at the Innovator it’s definitely a “concept rod.” Almost every piece of this pristine ride has been handcrafted or purpose made for this vehicle. The results are phenomenal, and we aren’t the only ones who think so. In 2011, the Innovator received the highly sought after Street Machine of the Year award from Goodguys.”
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