Revised version of HD body with turn
signals set within grille
Squared off front guards
Headlights feature squarish chrome surrounds
Grille features horizontal centre bar
Standard Station Sedan
Special Station Sedan
Premier Station Sedan
Date(s) of Introduction:
All models: April,
Four Speed Manual and "186S"
Engine: June, 1967
What they changed from the HD
New engines — now 161 and 186 cu. in.; bigger clutch in manuals; lower profile tyres; wider track; new colors; new upholstery; more seat padding; bigger rear window; lower boot sill; ball joints instead of king pins in suspension; new grille; new parking and tail lights; optional limited slip diff available; chassis lube intervals extended to 12/300 miles; new exhaust system; new wraparound bumpers; water heater manifold on all engines; bench front seat option for Premiers.
Basic prices remained unchanged.
Standard 161 sedan $2140
Standard 161 wagon $2320
Special 161 sedan $2260
Special 161 wagon $2442
Premier 186 $2658
Premier 186 wagon $2840
186ci engine available on standard and specials at $48 extra; 145 bhp X2 engine available at $146 extra on Standard and Special and $96 on Premier.
Front: Hydraulic 9 inch (229mm) drums,
Disc brakes optional
Rear: Hydraulic 9 inch (229mm) drums
Demountable disc wheels
Tubeless 6.40x13 Dunlop B7 Plus four-ply medium low
Six-ply optional on all models.
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