Month: November 2019

1958 Chrysler New Yorker Convertible

1958 Chrysler New Yorker Convertible

1958 Chrysler New Yorker Convertible This stunning convertible has multiple AACA Junior and Senior titles, the SEMA/ARMO Restoration of the Year award in September 2008, following its refreshing by American Classic Auto Restorations, an AACA National Historical Preservation of Original features Certification at Melbourne, Florida, prior to that, and noteworthy event recognition from Florida to …

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1958 Chrysler 300D
Bonneville Land Speed Record

1958 Chrysler 300D Bonneville Land Speed Record After the AMA ban in 1957 that ended factory backed racing, Chrysler quietly produced this one-of-two special factory production 300D, equipped with a manual transmission, custom high performance engine, custom exhaust and most factory options deleted.  Norm Thatcher, a garage owner from Van Nuys, CA, drove this car …

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Bonneville Land Speed Record
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1957 Chrysler 300C

1957 Chrysler 300C

1957 Chrysler 300C The 1957 300C is generally considered the classic year of the 300 “Letter Series.”  New styling was brought in, with a yawning wide front grille and fins; the Hemi engine was upgraded to 392 cubic inches with 375 HP.  The first convertible model 300 was also introduced in 1957.  The car had …

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