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1967 Mercury Comet

In 1967 Mercury built a total of sixty 427 powered Comets. There were two types of engines, the R-Code, which was the dual 4-barrel and the W-Code which was a single 4-barrel. The Dual 4-barrel has a horsepower rating of 425, while the single 4-barrel was 410 horsepower. There were four body styles: 202, Capri, Caliente and Cyclone.

 

1967 Mercury Comet Specifications

Model Number Body/Style Number Body Type & Seating Factory Price Shipping Weight Total Production
Comet 202 Series
N/A 01 2-dr Sedan - 6P $2,284 2,787 lbs 14,251
N/A 02 4-dr Sedan - 6P $2,336 2,825 lbs 10,281
Comet Capri Series
N/A 06 4-dr Sedan - 6P $2,436 2,860 lbs 9,292
N/A 07 2-dr Hardtop Coupe - 6P $2,459 2,889 lbs 11,671
Caliente Series
N/A 10 4-dr Sedan - 6P $2,535 2,871 lbs 9,153
N/A 11 2-dr Hardtop Coupe - 6P $2,558 2,901 lbs 9,966
N/A 12 2-dr Convertible - 6P $2,818 3,170 lbs 1,539
Cyclone Series
N/A 15 2-dr Hardtop Coupe - 6P $2,737 3,075 lbs 6,101
N/A 16 2-dr Convertible - 5P $2,997 2,229 lbs 809
Comet Station Wagon Series
N/A 03 4-dr Voyager Station Wagon - 6P $2,604 3,230 lbs 4,930
N/A 08 4-dr Villager Station Wagon - 6P $2,841 3,252 lbs 3,140

Chassis Data

Model Wheelbase Overall Length Width Front Tread Rear Tread Tires
Comet 116 in 196 in - - - 7.35 x 14
Comet Station Wagon 113 in 199.9 in - - - 7.75 x 14

 

Vin Number Decoding - 1967 Mercury

 
Location: stamped on cowl extension tab below hood.
 
First Symbol - Year
7 = 1967
Second Symbol - Assembly Plant
F = Dearborn, MI. W = Wayne, MI.
H = Lorain, OH. Z = St. Louis, MI.
J = Los Angeles, CA.  
Third & Fourth Symbol - Body Series
01 = Comet 2 Dr Sedan 54 = Montclair 4 Dr Sedan (and Breezeway)
02 = Comet 4 Dr Sedan 57 = Montclair 2 Dr Hardtop Coupe
03 = Comet 4 Dr Station Wagon 58 = Montclair 4 Dr Hardtop Sedan
06 = Capri 4 Dr Sedan 61 = Brougham 4 Dr Breezeway
07 = Capri 2 Dr Hardtop Coupe 62 = Brougham 4 Dr Sedan
08 = Comet 4 Dr Station Wagon 64 = Park Lane 4 Dr Breezeway
10 = Caliente 4 Dr Sedan 65 = Park Lane 2 Dr Convertible
11 = Caliente 2 Dr Hardtop 67 = Park Lane 2 Dr Hardtop Coupe
12 = Caliente 2 Dr Convertible 68 = Park Lane 4 Dr Hardtop Coupe
15 = Cyclone 2 Dr Hardtop 69 = Marquis 2 Dr Hardtop Coupe
16 = Cyclone 2 Dr Convertible 72 = Mercury 4 Dr Station Wagon (Commuter)
44 = Monterey 4 Dr Sedan (and Breezeway) 76 = Mercury 4 Dr Station Wagon (Colony Park)
45 = Monterey 2 Dr Convertible 91 = Cougar 2 Dr Hardtop
47 = Monterey 2 Dr Hardtop Coupe 93 = Cougar XR-7 2 Dr Hardtop
48 = Monterey 4 Dr Hartdop Sedan  
Fifth Symbol - Engine
C = 8-289 M = 8-410
H = 8-390 T = 6-200
Last Six Symbols - Production Sequence
Starting at 100001

The break down for the 427 is as follows:

  • 22 in the 202 2-door post sedan model, all of which were R-codes ( This was the cheap body style )
  • 7 in the Capri hardtop model, one ( 1 ) was a W-code Six ( 6 ) were R-codes
  • 4 in the Caliente hardtop model all of which were R-codes
  • 27 in the Cyclone hardtop model, Nineteen ( 19 ) were R-codes eight ( 8 ) were W-codes ( This was the top of the line body style)

    Specifications of the 202 Model R-Code
    Wheelbase, inches: 116.0
    Weight, lbs: 3,400
    Number built: 22
    Remaining: 8
    Base price: $3,200

Standard Engine
Type: ohv V-8
Displacement, cid: 427
Fuel system: 2 x 4bbl.
Compression ratio: 11.1:1
Horsepower @ rpm: 425 @ 6000
Torque @ rpm: 480 @ 3700

Representative Performance
0-60 mph, sec: 6.0
1/4 mile, sec. @ mph: 14.3 @ 102

Information provided by the 427 Registry


1967 Mercury Comet Photos


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