Chevrolet Nomad was a station wagon produced by Chevrolet Motor Division of General Motors Corporation from 1955 to 1961. The Nomad is the best memory of a station wagon with two doors, and is often associated with the "surf culture" in the late 1950s and early 1960s. The Nomad is considered halo model Chevrolet during the production of three years as a station wagon with two doors.
The two-door Nomad differed from other station wagons of the day by having a unique style more reminiscent of a hardtop to a standard station wagon. Chevrolet shared this one with his sister, Pontiac, which marketed their version of the Pontiac Safari.
The Nomad's unique design has its roots in a car from General Motors Motorama show the same name, was based on the Corvette. GM approved production of the vehicle if the model could be transferred to their normal size models, because top GM brass felt that they could sell more models if it was related to the popular style of Bel Air.
Although considered a stage of vehicle design, General Motors discontinued the original Nomad at the end of 1957 the model to focus on its next new halo vehicles the Chevrolet Impala.
The 1958 model year, Chevrolet Nomad, the name applied to the traditional top-line wagon with four doors.
In 1959, Nomad was transferred to an expanded range of Impala, which had been replaced by the Bel Air Top-Line and Chevrolet. Chevrolet Nomad continue to be used as the end of 1961 model years, Chevrolet station wagon when all the parents gave the name of the model.
1964 to 1980,
Nomad back in 1964 and again in 1965 as a two-door Chevelle station wagon, and spent the rest of his life in 1960 with low Chevelle station wagon. In 1970 and early 1980 was also offered as the van G-Series full-size model.