1955 Nomad with a 509 ci Chevy Big-Block V8

1955 Nomad with a Chevy Big-Block V8

When a customer wanted the ultimate Nomad they turned to Classic Car Studio in St. Louis, Missouri. The company set out to transform a 1955 Chevy Nomad into a unique beast which they affectionately call the “GoneMad 55”. When considering the handling and power goals of the project, Classic Car Studio decided against using the … Read more

Chevy Nomad with a Duramax V8

1956 Chevy Nomad with a 6.6 L Duramax V8

This 1956 Chevy Nomad is called “Nomax” and was built by James Crosby Designs in Ontario, California. Under the hood sits a 6.6 L Duramax LB7 turbo diesel V8. To get the engine to fit the wheel wells were widened below the headlights and a custom recessed firewall was fabricated. The car rides on a … Read more

1955 Chevy Nomad With DOHC LSx

Mercury Racing recently unveiled a four-valve DOHC V8 based on a LS3 V8. I wondered how long it would be before we saw one of these in a vehicle but we don’t have to wait at all. Salvaggio Automotive Design has worked with Mercury Racing in the past and decided to use one of their … Read more

1955 Nomad with a LS9 V8

1955 Nomad with a LS9 V8

Take a look at this beautiful 1955 Chevrolet Nomad with a 529 WHP supercharged 6.1L V8. This project is a good example of using quality products and mechanics. The car was taken to an experienced engine tuner who realized there was something off causing the engine to produce less horsepower than it should. The problem … Read more