Those who love Chevrolet Biscayne must remember that General Motors Motorama show where the first model of this type was introduced. What made this car so popular was its price which was rather low due to minimalistic design and simple interior. Nevertheless, 1967 Biscayne was of a larger size and was equipped with various engines.
1967 Chevrolet Biscayne Specs
To begin with, all standard 1967 Biscayne models could run on V8 type of engine which produced from 155 to 385 horsepower depending on the price. More economical I6 engines were also available: there were one type with displacement of 250 CID (4.1L). Previously available 230 CID (3.8L) was discontinued. As a standard transmission, Biscayne was supplied by manual type of transmission with three. Big-block V8 units producing 325 hp and 385 hp also equipped by 3-speed manual.
Moreover, you could opt for four speed manual transmission. There was an opportunity to buy Biscayne with 3-speed Turbo Hydramatic transmission or with Powerglide as well. All models were offered as RWD. This model was also equipped with power type of steering and brakes.
1967 Chevrolet Biscayne Interior
1967 model was famous for its unique colours which looked beautiful even inside of the car. You could also find original type of seats which were covered with cloth. There was an opportunity to turn music on using a push button. There were a lot of interesting features which made this useful and economical at the same time.
Unlike its Bel Air, Caprice and Impala twin brothers, Biscayne had a rather spartan interior – sometimes without power windows, radio, only with bench seat installed (especially in entry-level trims). However, the car was highly affordable, and very powerful with top-end V8 engines. So, customers excuse a very modest Biscayne interior.
1967 Chevrolet Biscayne Exterior
This auto was and still is a trendsetter of a classical and strict design. Its bodywork was flawless making you want to look at it again and again. Nonetheless, the whole car was made rather minimalistic without any strange looking details. Long and smooth body is still inspiring and eye catching. This sedan was released as two door and four door sedan. Station wagon was also available until 1968 under Brookwood name.
1967 Chevrolet Biscayne Review
1967 Biscayne had an impressive range of engines not only which were powerful but durable as well. It made this auto reliable and economical. As it has already being mentioned 1967 model was quite minimalistic without any luxurious and extravagant features.
Nevertheless, this auto was spacious enough providing enough room for passengers and luggage. Being an entry level full-size sedan, it was highly popular and widely used by a variety of state services and agencies.
Fun fact – car enthusiasts nicknamed 427 V8 powered Biscayne a Bisquick – mainly because with such a powerful engine it could easily beat more expensive
1967 Chevrolet Biscayne Colours
This model had quite a wide range of colours to choose from. Thus, there was an opportunity to have following types of exterior.
Tuxedo Black, Tahoe Turquoise, Ermine White, Royal Plum, Nantucket Blue, Madeira Maroon, Deepwater Blue, Bolero Red, Marina Blue, Sierra Fawn, Granada Gold, Capri Cream, Mountain Green, Butternut Yellow, Emerald Turquoise.
Interior of this auto had also colours to boast about. These were.
Yellow, Dark Blue, Medium Gold, Dark Bright Blue, Dark Gold, Red, Dark Red, Medium Fawn, Dark Maroon, Dark Fawn, Maroon, Medium Turquoise, Plum, Dark Turquoise, Black, Medium Bright Blue, Medium Blue.
Comparing to modern cars, there was really a wide variety of color options available, especially for interior.
1967 Chevrolet Biscayne History
Debuted in 1958, Chevrolet Biscayne was released as an affordable full size model by General Motors. Firstly Biscayne had a serious competitor of its own brand known as Chevrolet Delray which was also powerful and rather cheap, however it was discontinued after 1959. First and second generations of Biscayne were produced in two special modifications, Fleetmaster and Utility Sedan, highly diverse in terms of trimming. The production of such versions was ended in 1961.
When 1967 Biscayne was first released, it had a coke bottle shape design similar to 1963 Buick Riviera. However Biscayne was much safer owing to improved steering wheel, marker lights on the sides and other features. This auto is related to the third generation of Biscayne which has been released from 1965 to 1970.