1967 Chevy Corvette

1967 CHEVY CORVETTE UNIQUE FEATURES
1967 was the last year of the 2nd-generation, or C2 Corvettes, also known by the nickname “Midyear Vettes”. The ’67 is unique among the midyear cars and easy to spot because, among other things, it has 5 vertical “gills” on the front fenders, where the ’65 and ’66 had 3, and the earlier C2 had 2 horizontally. So, the 5-gills are unique to the ’67 model. The parking brake handle was also moved from under the dash to the drivers side of the transmission tunnel, next to the drivers seat. There was a new 31” fixed-length radio antenna, and the backup lights were now above the rear license plate. The ’67 had decidedly less chrome and trim than the previous years, giving it a cleaner, more menacing look. Lastly, this was the first year for four round red tail lights, a theme that would continue off and on in the Corvette’s future.


1967 Chevy Corvette COUPE

1967 CHEVY CORVETTE KNOCK-OFF WHEELS
The alloy “Knock-Off” wheels ceased to be true knock-offs, although they continued to be called that. True Knock-Offs are called that because instead of holding the wheel to the axle or spindle with conventional lug nuts, the wheel slides onto a splined shaft which has threads on the end of it. A large nut, usually with 2 or 3 “wings” on it, is screwed on and tightened down. Then a hammer or mallet is used to hit the wings to tighten up the wheel. To remove the wheels, the mallet is used to “Knock Off” the nut and thus the wheel, hence the name. These were considered desirable in racing at the time, as they were faster to remove and reinstall during a momentary pit stop than a 5-lug arrangement. With all that said, prior Corvettes could be ordered with honest-to-goodness Knock-Off Wheels. But for 1967, these were changed over to conventional lug nuts. However, they were styled to look like the Knock-Off wheel, with removable center caps covering the lug nuts and giving the appearance of the old wheels. Only 720 ’67 Corvettes were ordered with them at $263.

ABOVE: EARLY-STYLE GENUINE KNOCK-OFF WHEEL. The spinner actually held the wheel on.

BELOW: LATE-STYLE "KNOCK-OFF". Chevy called them "Cast Aluminum Bolt-On Wheels" starting in '67 because the spinner is now just for looks. The entire center cap pops off to reveal 5 conventional lugnuts. The giveaway is how the spokes continue all the way to the center of the wheel, where the early-style genuine knock-off (above) is smooth-centered.

1967 Chevy Corvette CONVERTIBLE


1964 Chevy Corvette INTERIORS


1967 Chevy Corvette ENGINES

1967 CHEVY CORVETTE ENGINES
The list of 327 small blocks remained more or less unchanged. However, there were a few new additions to the stable of big blocks. 1967 was the first year for the aluminum-head L88, a high performance version of the already powerful 427 V8, that was laughably rated at 430hp. It’s actual output was more like 550hp+. It was an expensive option at $948 (at at time when the whole car only cost $4,240), and it really wasn’t very drivable as a street car, so only 20 were ordered this year. However, with the conservative published horsepower figure this mighty engine wasn’t even the top-rated performance motor that year. That honor went to the 435hp L71 427 Tri-Power, which used a bank of three Holley 2-barrel carburetors. Itself a $437 option, for an additional $368, you could add a set of L88 aluminum heads (RPO L89) to your 427 Tri-Power, perhaps creating the best of both worlds: L88 grunt with Tri-Power drivability. This is perhaps the rarest option of them all with only 16 takers in 1967. Big block Vettes got an actual hood scoop for 1967, not just a power bulge as before.

RPO          

L36

L68

L71

L79

L88

L89

M20

M21

M22

DESCRIPTION                                                   

427 V8, 390hp

427 V8, 400hp

427 V8, 435hp w/Tri-Power

327 V8, 350hp

427 V8, 430

Aluminum Heads for L71

4-speed Manual Trans

4-speed Manual, close-ratio

Heavy-duty close-ratio 4-speed (Rock Crusher)

     QUANTITY

3,822

2,101

3,764

6,375

20

16

9,157

11,015

20

        RETAIL

200.15

305.50

437.10

105.35

947.90

368.65

184.35

184.35

237.00

390hp 427 V8 w/Single 4-barrel

435hp 427 V8 w/Tri-Power


OTHER CORVETTE PAGES
....................Corvette
..............................1954
..............................1955
..............................1957
..............................1958
..............................1959
..............................1960
..............................1961
..............................1962
..............................1963
..............................1964
..............................1965
..............................1966
..............................1967
..............................1968
..............................1969
..............................1970
..............................1971
..............................1972
..............................1973
..............................1974
..............................1977
..............................1978
..............................1982
..............................1984
..............................1987
..............................1990 ZR1
..............................2001
..............................2001 Z06
..............................2007 Z06
..............................2014
..............................2015 Z06
....................Corvette Z06
..............................2001 Z06
..............................2007 Z06
..............................2015 Z06

Check out these CHEVY CORVETTE BOOKS

CORVETTE 2017 wall calendar



CORVETTE 2017 wall calender



CORVETTE-A-DAY 2017 calendar



ART OF THE CORVETTE 2017 16-month calendar



COMPLETE BOOK OF CORVETTE


CORVETTE: 7 GENERATIONS OF AMERICAN HIGH PERFORMANCE


CORVETTE BLACK BOOK


CORVETTE BY THE NUMBERS


CORVETTE C2 STING RAY 1963-1967: ESSENTIAL BUYERS GUIDE


CHEVROLET CORVETTE RESTORATION GUIDE


ART OF THE CORVETTE


ZORA ARKUS-DUNTOV - THE LEGEND BEHIND CORVETTE


ALL CORVETTES ARE RED


CORVETTE C3 1968-1982: HOW TO BUILD & MODIFY


CORVETTE ANTHOLOGY 1953-2016


CORVETTE 50th ANNIVERSARY


CORVETTE 1963-1982 CHILTON’S REPAIR MANUAL


CORVETTE 1968-1982 HAYNES REPAIR MANUAL


CORVETTE FUEL INJECTION & ELECTRONIC ENGINE CONTROL


CORVETTE 1984-1996 CHILTON’S REPAIR MANUAL


CORVETTE 1984-1991 HAYNES REPAIR MANUAL


CORVETTE FROM THE INSIDE: DEVELOPMENT HISTORY 1975-1992


C6 CORVETTE BOOK OF KNOWLEDGE: BUYERS GUIDE


CHEVY CORVETTE: GOLD PORTFOLIO 1953-1962


CHEVY CORVETTE 1968-1977 GOLD PORTFOLIO


CORVETTE STINGRAY: 7th GENERATION OF AMERICA’S SPORTS CAR


CORVETTE 1984-1996 HAYNES REPAIR MANUAL


THE REAL CORVETTE: AN ILLUSTRATED HISTORY


CHEVROLET CORVETTE 1963-1967


CORVETTE 427 - PRACTICAL RESTORATION OF A ’67 ROADSTER


CHEVROLET CORVETTE 1953-1986


CORVETTE 1968-1982 RESTORATION GUIDE


CORVETTE RACING


CORVETTE SIXTY YEARS


CHEVROLET CORVETTE


HOW TO RESTORE YOUR C2 CORVETTE 1963-1967


HOW TO RESTORE YOUR C3 CORVETTE 1968-1982


EARLY CORVETTES 1953-1967


CORVETTE


HOW TO RESTORE YOUR CORVETTE 1963-1967


CHEVY SMALL BLOCK BIBLE


CORVETTE: AMERICA’S SPORTS CAR


CORVETTE SPECS: 1984-1996


WEEKEND PROJECTS FOR YOUR MODERN CORVETTE


COLLECTOR’S ORIGINALITY GUIDE CORVETTE C4 1984-1996


CORVETTE C6 LAUNCH BOOK


CORVETTE STINGRAY 1963-1967 GOLD PORTFOLIO


CORVETTE 50 YEARS


CORVETTE - AMERICA’S STAR-SPANGLED SPORTS CAR 1953-1982


CORVETTE STINGRAY: GENESIS OF AN AMERICAN ICON


C5 CORVETTE BOOK OF KNOWLEDGE


HOW TO RESTORE & MODIFY YOUR CORVETTE 1968-1982


COMPLETE BOOK OF CORVETTE


ILLUSTRATED CORVETTE BUYERS GUIDE


LEGENDARY CORVETTES


HIGH PERFORMANCE C5 CORVETTE BUILDERS GUIDE


THE OLD CORVETTE


CORVETTE C5


CORVETTE RESTORATION GUIDE 1968-1982





Auto Parts Warehouse

PLEASE LOOK AROUND AMERICAN-MUSCLE-CARS.NET:

HOME PAGE
ABOUT US
CONTACT US
SITE MAP
CLASSIC CAR SHOWS
CLASSIC CAR MUSEUMS
CLASSIC CAR AUCTIONS
CLASSIC CAR DEALERS

AMERICAN MUSCLE CARS:

GENERAL MOTORS
.....CHEVROLET
...............Camaro
...............Chevelle SS
...............El Camino SS
...............Corvette
...............Impala SS
...............Nova
...............Tri-Five Chevy (1955-1957)
..........Nomad (1955-1957)
...............Chevy Small Block V8
...............Chevy Big Block V8
.....PONTIAC
...............Firebird
...............Trans Am
...............GTO
.....OLDSMOBILE
...............Olds 442
.....BUICK
...............Skylark GS/Grand Sport
...............Grand National/GNX
FORD MOTOR COMPANY / FOMOCO
.....FORD
...............Mustang
...............Fairlane
...............Torino
...............Ford Engines
.....SHELBY-AMERICAN
MOPAR/CHRYSLER PRODUCTS
.....DODGE
...............Challenger
...............Charger
...............Coronet
...............Super Bee
...............Viper
.....PLYMOUTH
...............Barracuda
...............Duster
...............Roadrunner
...............GTX
...............Superbird
AMERICAN MOTORS / AMC
..........Javelin/AMX
MODERN MUSCLE CARS, 2000 and newer
MUSCLE CAR ENGINES

STORES:

.....Car Books
....Car Magazines
.....Car Calendars

CONTACT US


Do you like Classic British Motorcycles? Check out our sister site at:

www.Classic-British-Motorcycles.com



MORE TO COME FROM AMERICAN-MUSCLE-CARS.NET
WE’RE JUST GETTING STARTED

We are growing as fast as we can, gathering and taking eye-popping photos of awesome Classic American Muscle Cars, doing research on specifications and history, and writing content. We all love these great cars, so it’s not like work, in fact, it’s a blast. But it does take time. If you see that we’re lacking in some area, we just don’t have the photos and/or content yet to finish. Give us some time and as we get more eye-popping photos, we will continue to flesh out the site. Join us as we grow, but please be patient with that growth.

PS: Special thanks go out to Specialty Sales (www.SpecialtySales.com) for the hundreds of eye-popping pictures they've allowed us to use. Specialty has 4 classic car showrooms in the San Francisco Bay Area full of gorgeous classics. We'd also like to thank The Goodguys (www.good-guys.com) for putting on some of the best car shows around, and allowing me to take all these great pictures. Thanks again to you both.


Back to top - 1967 Chevy Corvette
Last updated 11/22/16
Auto Parts Warehouse

Learn how to build your own WEBSITE, like I did.


HOT AUGUST NIGHTS 2017
just ended.
We got the VIDEO!

DAY 1:
Peppermill Cruise-
* LARGE FORMAT FOR LAPTOPS
* FOR MOBILE DEVICES

DAY 2:
Peppermill Show-
LARGE FORMAT FOR LAPTOPS
* FOR MOBILE DEVICES
DAY 3:
Atlantis Show-
LARGE FORMAT FOR LAPTOPS
* FOR MOBILE DEVICES
Grand Sierra Show-
* LARGE FORMAT FOR LAPTOPS
* FOR MOBILE DEVICES
Johnny Rivers Live-
* LARGE FORMAT FOR LAPTOPS
* FOR MOBILE DEVICES

DAY 4:
MAG Car Auction-
* LARGE FORMAT FOR LAPTOPS
* FOR MOBILE DEVICES
Reno Cruise Night-
* LARGE FORMAT FOR LAPTOPS
* FOR MOBILE DEVICES
DAY 5:
Downtown Reno Show-
* LARGE FORMAT FOR LAPTOPS
* FOR MOBILE DEVICES
The Last Cruise-
* LARGE FORMAT FOR LAPTOPS
* FOR MOBILE DEVICES


AS SEEN ON TV: THE
AIR DRAGON


Air Dragon Portable Air Compressor, Extra-Long 14-Foot Power Cable, Easy-To-Read Digital Pressure Gauge

NEW SECTION:

MUSCLE CAR ENGINES


The 2017 Car Calenders are here! ORDER NOW


Check out our new VIDEO PAGE


Please visit our new YouTube Channel



Online
BOOK STORE
for Car Nuts



Get your
CAR MAGAZINES
here




DIECAST MUSCLE CARS


NEW PAGES
BUILT THIS MONTH

1967 Ford Galaxie Cop Car
1972 Pontiac GTO Convertible
Cop Cars
1965 Ford Galaxie Cop Car
1968 Dodge Coronet Cop Car
1955 Ford Thunderbird
1961 Ford Thunderbird
1960 Ford Thunderbird
1959 Ford Thunderbird
1972 Buick GS455 Stage 1
1965 Shelby Cobra 427SC
Ford Thunderbird
1957 Ford Thunderbird
1963 Ford Thunderbird
1964 Ford Thunderbird
1965 Ford Thunderbird
1966 Ford Thunderbird
Ford Galaxie
1962 Ford Galaxie
1963 Ford Galaxie
1966 Ford Galaxie
1964 Ford Galaxie
Ford Torino
1969 Ford Torino Cobra
1969 Ford Torino GT
1971 Ford Torino GT
Ford Fairlane
1966 Ford Fairlane
1967 Ford Fairlane GT
1968 Ford Fairlane 500
1974 Pontiac Trans Am
2010 Corvette Grand Sport Convertible
2008 Chevy Corvette Convertible
Dodge Viper
1994 Dodge Viper
2004 Dodge Viper
2006 Dodge Viper
1972 Chevy El Camino
1971 Chevy Chevelle SS
1972 Chevy Chevelle SS
1968 Pontiac Firebird Sprint
1964 Chevy Impala SS
1957 Chevy Nomad
1955 Chevy Nomad
1956 Chevy Nomad
1985 Ford Mustang GT
1988 Ford Mustang CHP Car
1985 Ford Mustang CHP Car
2009 Dodge Challenger R/T
More new pages coming all the time...
Keep checking back!