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1961 Chrysler 300G

1961 Chrysler 300G

1961 Chrysler 300G The 1961 300G saw another restyle. The grille, formerly wider at the bottom than the top, was inverted; the quad headlights, formerly side-by-side, were arranged in angled fashion, inward at the bottom. Small parking lamps below the headlights were likewise slanted and V-shaped, and the front bumper was canted up at each …

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1960 Chrysler 300F

1960 Chrysler 300F

1960 Chrysler 300F The bodywork was redone for 1960, using Chrysler’s new lightweight unibody construction and given sharper-edged styling with outward-tilting fins that were visually separated from the sides. The 300F introduced a new, higher power 413 CU IN (6.8 L) Wedge engine delivering 375 HP in standard form. A new and completely unique “Cross …

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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 …

1958 Chrysler 300D
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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