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The GTO underwent a few styling changes in 1967. The louver-covered tail lights were replaced with eight tail lights, four on each side. Rally II wheels with colored lug nuts were also available in 1967. The GTO emblems located on the rear part of the fenders were moved to the chrome rocker panels. Also the grill was changed from a purely split grill, to one that shared some chrome.

The 1967 GTO came in three body styles:

Hard Top - 65,176 produced

Convertible - 9,517 produced

Sport Coupe - 7,029 produced

The GTO also saw several mechanical changes in 1967. The Tri-Power carburetion system was replaced with a Rochester Quadrajet four-barrel carburetor. The 389 engine received a wider cylinder bore (4.12 inches, 104.7 mm) for a total displacement of 400 CID (6.6 L) V8. The 400 cubic inch engine was available in three models: economy, standard, and high output. The economy engine used a two-barrel carburetor rather than the Rochester Quadrajet and produced 255 bhp (190 kW) at 4400 rpm, and 397 ft·lbf (538 N·m) at 4400 rpm. The standard engine produced 335 bhp (250 kW) at 5000 rpm, and the highest torque of the three engines at 441 ft·lbf (598 N·m) at 3400 rpm. The high output engine produced the most power for that year at 360 bhp (270 kW) at 5100 rpm, and produced 438 ft·lbf (594 N·m) at 3600 rpm. Emission controls were fitted in GTOs sold in California.

1967 also saw the installation of significant safety equipment as required by federal law. A new energy-absorbing steering column was accompanied by an energy-absorbing steering wheel, padded instrument panel, non-protruding control knobs, and four-way emergency flashers.

The two-speed automatic transmission was also replaced with a three-speed Turbo-Hydramatic TH-400. The TH-400 was equipped with a Hurst Performance Dual-Gate shifter, called a "his/hers" shifter, that permitted either automatic shifting in "Drive" or manual selection through the gears. Front disc brakes were also an option in 1967.

GTO sales for 1967 remained high at 81,722.

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1967 Pontiac GTO Convertible Wheel Photo ©2010 Bill Crittenden
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1967 Pontiac GTO Hot Wheels Replica Car Hot Wheels GTO
Originally a Le Mans, this "basket case" was restored to match a Hot Wheels Pontiac GTO (2000 Collector #226)
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1967 Pontiac GTO Hot Wheels Replica Car Hot Wheels GTO
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1967 Pontiac GTO Hot Wheels Replica Car Hot Wheels GTO
Originally a Le Mans, this "basket case" was restored to match a Hot Wheels Pontiac GTO (2000 Collector #226)
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Recalls

Model YearsIssuing AgencyRecall #Reason
1967NHTSA66V032002STEERING:WHEEL AND HANDLE BAR


Model Kits & Die Cast Cars

TypeManufacturerItem #SeriesNameScalePaintNotes
Model KitMPC63181967 Pontiac GTO1:25
Die CastHot WheelsB3838-0714C G1Cereal CrunchersPontiac GTO 1967SmallMetallic Brown Cocoa Puffs


Newsletters

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15 February 2013Wheel People
Straight Tooth Express: Orthodontist Vince Margherita used his 1967 Pontiac GTO as a daily commuter for 16 years. It's headed back to that role part-time.
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