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The range for the 300, from base model to the 300C AWD is between $29,995 and $51,500. I got to drive two of them back to back. The first was a Touring version with the optional sunroof. It retails for $32,195. The second was a 300C with navigation, the protection group and a sunroof. Its retail price is $47,890.
Before I continue I would like to state that in my text on the Magnum, I misinterpreted the information concerning what was borrowed from the E-Class Mercedes: What in fact are transplanted are some suspension components and the 5-speed automatic transmission that is mated to the Hemi.
The exterior of the 300C has more flash than both the 300 Touring and
Other little dissimilarities include such items as chrome side-view mirrors, bumper trims, fog-light shape and style, and taillights. It is obvious, when looking at both cars, to see which of the two is pricier. Overall styling is elegant yet commands respect. It is almost impossible to drive around unnoticed in these cars for the moment.
There are no curves per say in the shape of the body of the car but then neither was there in the original 300's produced between 1955 and 1965. The large front grille is inspired by the one found on the 1957 Chrysler 300
The body panel assembly seems no better executed than on the Magnum. Both cars had some gaps, especially between the front fenders and the hood, that were larger than average, like the Magnum. Paint application posed no particular problems.
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