Chrysler has decided to fire its veteran and popular sedan in style. The Chrysler 300 is ready to leave the market and the American brand will commemorate its almost 70 years of history with the new Chrysler 300C 2023, a limited edition marked by the V8 HEMI engine.
These are times of change for chrysler. The iconic and popular American car brand is ready to start an ambitious transformation process. A transformation whose ultimate goal is none other than to become an electric vehicle firm. All this under the umbrella of Stellantis. One of the first steps is to fire the most veteran model that integrates its concise product offer. The Chrysler 300.
Chrysler’s well-known sedan is ready to leave the market. However, and how could it be otherwise, the company wants to commemorate its almost 70-year legacy. That is why the celebration of the Detroit Auto Show 2022 for the presentation in society of the new Chrysler 300C 2023. A limited edition that will put the finishing touch to the commercial journey of the Chrysler 300.
Chrysler 300C 2023, a limited edition with the powerful HEMI V8 engine
Under the hood of the new 2023 300C is a 6.4-liter V8 HEMI gasoline engine
which develops a power of 492 hp (485 hp) and 644 Nm of maximum torque. It is associated with a automatic gearbox Eight-speed TorqueFlite that, according to the brand, optimizes fuel economy and offers maximum performance with gear changes in just 160 milliseconds.
This mechanics allows it to accelerate from 0 to 96 km/h in 4.3 seconds and reach a top speed of 258 km/h. The quarter mile is completed in just 12.4 seconds. Other features related to performance and performance are Brembo brakes with red calipers, a limited slip differential, active damping suspension and active exhaust system with black outlets.
In terms of design there are also novelties. From the hand of this limited edition three body colors are included: Gloss Black, Velvet Red and Bright White. They are combined with black chrome accents and 20-inch forged wheels. And inside, the seats lined in black Laguna leather and silver stitching stand out. Certain trims are finished in carbon fiber and piano black.
Another of the determining keys of this limited edition is its extensive standard equipment. The new 300C is equipped with a Harman Kardon sound system, Uconnect infotainment system with 8.4-inch touch screen, Android Auto and Apple CarPlay, advanced brake assist, lane departure warning, heated multifunction steering wheel and heated and ventilated front seats.
Release date and prices of the new Chrysler 300C 2023
As we have pointed out at the beginning of this article, the new 300C is a limited edition. 2,000 units will be manufactured for the United States and 200 for Canada. The US manufacturer’s suggested retail price is $55,000 (€54,900). The reservation book is already open. A reservation made through the brand’s website.