The 1967 El Camino was the fourth year that Chevrolet had produced this midweek vehicle. There were many customizable options to choose from for this car based pick-up truck. The original El Camino was only available in one style. The new 3 spoke steering wheel was the main style in this vehicle. The new model offered the choice of a wide variety of wheel covers, which included the new simulated right steering wheel covers as well as the new Chevelle steering wheel covers.
There was a slight decrease in the production of the 1967 Chevy El Camino from 35,119 produced in 1966 to 34,830 on 1967, a decrease of only 289. Chevy was able to make a great come back in 1968, although, with over 40,000 in its 3rd generation of introduction.
1967 Chevrolet El Camino Interior
The custom package added carpeting to the floor. As well as a simulated wood grain panel which would be added to the tailgate of the vehicle? This was a preferred choice by buyers. It must have been stunning, with this package also was the cloth/vinyl combo seats and inside and outside distinctive trim. There was also a black vinyl option available.
1967 Chevrolet El Camino Specs
There were only 12 percent of buyers that purchased the 194 and 230 CID six-cylinder 3 speed manual transmission standard engines for the 1967 Chevrolet El Camino. The next few purchasers choose the upgraded base engine which offered 155 horsepower.
Now for those that wanted a V8 engine in their Chevrolet El Camino 1967 had a wide variety of options to choose from. There was the 2 barrel 283 which could be upgraded to one of two 327 CID V8 options. The first one which had been rolled over from the previous year produced a 275 hp. Then the new one which enhanced the performance up to 325 hp.
Then there were the individuals that really wanted the outstanding muscle car and they had two more choices. The 396 CID V8 which also had 325 hp and the 396 CID V8 with the recalibrated 350 hp engines. The power models came equipped with a performance suspension that was available in all the V8’s and it was required of all the engines that were 396 CID. Those that went with the 1967 Chevrolet El Camino V8 also had the option to upgrade to an extra cost 4 speed manual transmission.
There was only one last option for the 396 CID and it was the new Turbo Hydramatic 3 speed automatic transmission. According to motor trend the 1967 Chevrolet El Camino did 0 – 60 in 7.4 seconds and at 90.0 mph ran a quarter mile in 15.7 seconds. This was the CID with 1×4-bbl carburetor. The muscle car has 325 hp sty 4800 rpm with torque of 410-lbs ft. at 3200 rpm.