Chrysler 300 is a full-sized sedan which is produced by the American company Chrysler. It was first presented at the motor show in New York in 2003 as a concept. Besides the USA, it is also sold in Australia and Europe (under the brand Lancia — Lancia Thema 2011). The car is performed in four versions: 300 (base) with an engine capacity of 2.7 liters and 6 cylinders; Touring or Limited — 3.5-liter V6 (249 - 253 HP); 300C — 5.7 l V8 (340 HP); SRT-8 (top) and 6.1 L. V8 with power of 425 HP.
This generation of "300" was based on a rear-wheel drive platform Chrysler LX platform with components from Mercedes-Benz W210, including the design of the rear suspension, front seats, steering column, design, 5-speed automatic transmission and also all-wheel drive system 4Matic. Chrysler 300 is also equipped with front suspension double wishbone derived from the W220 Mercedes-Benz S-Class.
In the US market the model was sold as a sedan with Chrysler 300 LED headlights. It entered the market in 2004 with 6 - cylinder engines in the base and middle trim levels, and with an 8-cylinder engine in top configuration. Later a sporting modification of SRT-8 engine 6.1 l V8 appeared.
In 1995, the Chrysler Company presented a conceptual model of Eagle Jazz. It became the harbinger of 300 large sedan, which debuted at the Detroit auto show in January of 1998, in terms of which there was a clear link with the three year old concept. Sedan Chrysler 300 is a typical representative of business-class with HID headlights, a design is radically different from European classmates. The length of the is 5000 mm, height – 1422 mm, width – 1890 mm, wheelbase of "American" is 2870 mm and ground clearance is 130 mm.
Chrysler 300 LED headlights, Projector G2 Halo Black Clear.
The appearance of Chrysler 300C is a little unusual for its class, and at first it is perceived as a huge one. But this is only an optical illusion that is created by the swept-back shape with stylish HID headlights. Aggressive "muzzle", low roof, large glass area in front and back of the car, a long hood, a massive feed and large overhangs – it visually "increases" the size of the already five-meter sedan, as well as give the image of swiftness and ease. The interior of the Chrysler 300 M sedan looks quite true to the present time. The front panel has a solid layout, the ergonomics is at a high level, modern halo headlights for Chrysler 300 and the materials are of high quality. On the dashboard you can see three vent ventilation and neatly arranged control units, climate control unit and audio system. The dashboard consists of four white circles, the readings are marked in black. Overall – it is nice and functional, everything is clearly readable under all conditions.
Chrysler 300 HID headlights assembly.
In the front of American luxury sedan there are comfortable seats with wide pillows, which are endowed with electrically adjustable in eight directions. But due to a poorly developed lateral support, they set up for relaxed driving. Rear sofa is designed for three adults, there is enough space in all directions, except that the heads of too high passengers can push a sloping roof. Well, a man who sits in the middle can feel uncomfortable because of a shorter cushion than at the sides, and also slightly protruding transmission tunnel. Luggage compartment of the Chrysler 300 pleasantly surprise not only by volume of 530 liters, but by depth. You are able to reach the far wall by climbing it almost to the waist. Thus the loading opening of the trunk is small, therefore, you won’t be able to carry bulky goods in a sedan.
Chrysler 300 C sedan was offered two petrol atmospheric "six" of V-location of cylinders, each of which is combined with uncontested 4-speed automatic transmission and front-wheel drive. Base is 2.5-liter unit, issuing a 203-HP of power and 258 Nm of peak thrust at 4,850 rpm.