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 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.