Reprinted from the Oct. - Nov.
issue of Motorcade magazine
Vol. 4, No. 6
This 75-page issue of
Motorcade magazine was devoted almost exclusively to facts, specs and photos on all the
new 1967s from the American manufacturers. Each model was given 2-4 pages. This issue
featured 2 pages on the full-sized Olds models, 2 on the Toronado...and 2 on the F-85 and
4-4-2, which you see here.
AN INTERMEDIATE LINE THAT EXPANDED
TO NEW LUXURY IN THE CUTLASS, NEW
PERFORMANCE WITH THE 4-4-2
low price market, they are producing the F-85 in three body styles, and the Cutlass in
five including a new convertible. Because of its high degree of popularity in '66, the
Cutlass Supreme, representing the top of Oldsmobiles's low-price line, also is built in
five different body styles.
changes in the F-85 series cars include new front and rear appearance and new side
mouldings and ornamentaton. The 4-4-2 is specifically identified in several areas,
including new functional hood louvers. The 4-4-2, an option on the Cutlass Supreme
two-door models, comprises a package including a 400 cubic-inch V-8 with four-barrel
carburetor, and dual exhausts ( -4-2). The missing "first four" of 4-4-2
is the four-speed transmission, which is part of the package if you wish, or you may
choose a three-speed Hydra-Matic. That might louse up the 4-4-2 identification, but
it certainly helps the popular F-85 series.
On the left is the very hot
4-4-2, an option available on the Cutlass Supreme series. It has tastefully done
restyling, including functional hood louvres. Also new is availability of three-speed
Turbo Hydra-Matic transmission. Axle ratios range upward to 4.33:1. On the right is the
Cutlass Supreme Holiday sedan. This line is now offered in five different models. They
feature new front and rear appearances, side mouldings and ornamentation. Standard engine
is 330. c.i. with four-barrel.
The Olds Cutlass convertible is
available with either 250 c.i. Six or 330 V8. It can be ordered with special new yellow
vinyl interior trim with matching top and exterior paint. This model should prove to be
optional 4-4-2 axle for '67 is available with 3.42 and 3.91 differential ratios and has
been designated the 'A Plus' axle. It is beefed up for increased torque loads.
three-speed Turbo Hydra-Matic transmission replaces Jetaway for 4-4-2 option with
automatic. This one has new valve body for higher RPM shifts with the 4-4-2.
on the 1967 Vista Cruisers, Cutlass Supreme, Cutlass and F-85 models, this Rocket Rally
Pac has tach, clock, ammeter, oil, temp gauges.
console on F-85, Cutlass and Cutlass Supreme models has been restyled, made shorter. Shift
lever has T-ball handle, is cable-operated with lock-out for low, reverse, park.