The Belvedere name first appeared as a hardtop model for the Cranbrook in Plymouth 1951 model year. In 1954, the Belvedere nameplate take over as Plymouth’s flagship model until 1970.
In the 1960s, the Belvedere was in a head-on battle with Ford’s Galaxie 500 and the Chevrolet Impala. Although the Belvedere’s dimensions remained the same, the nameplate moved between intermediate and large-size models in the lineup.
Known among MOPAR purists as the “Gentleman’s Car”, this 1967 Belvedere GTX is fitted with the legendary “Super Commando 440”. Dubbed as the biggest GT engine found anywhere, the 7.2L “Big Block V8” packed a whopping 375 horsepower and 480 pound-feet of torque. It completed the ¼ mile in 14.4sec @ 92.9mph according to Car & Driver.
The 1967 Belvedere GTX was “the most exciting Supercar to come out of Detroit in years” according to Plymouth. With its tough looks and timeless styling, this Plymouth Belvedere GTX is sure to create an immediate connection with its next owner.