300C

Chrysler
1957

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· One of 484 300c convertibles produced in 1957. Approximately 40 remain.

· Weight 4,390 pounds

· Original price $5,359.00

· 392 CID Hemi Engine, Dual Four Throat Carter Carburetors, 375 HP

· 126 inch Wheelbase, 219.5 inches long and 5 feet 4.7 inches high

· Proving Ground test results - top speed 145.7 MPH, 0-60 MPH average 8.65 seconds

· Fastest and most powerful production car for the USA in 1957

· First year for Letter Car Convertibles. Hard tops only in '55 and '56

· Virgil Exner Styling

· Colors offered - Cloud White, Gauguin Red, Jet Black, Parade Green Metallic, Copper Brown Metallic, Code Z Special Order

· One Interior Available - Beige natural Cowhide Leather

· New for '57 - 3 speed Torqueflite Transmission, Torsion Bar Suspension, Larger and more powerful Hemi 48, Lower Center of Gravity