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History Of the Chrysler Three Hundred Series - 1957


1957 Chrysler 300C 2-door Convertible
Fins, fins, fins. That was order of the day in 1957. As if that wasn't attraction enough you could now order your three hundred as a ragtop. What's more you could order it with 390 horses as well. 

Gallery 1957

Letter Series - Chrysler 300C

Body Style 
Specifications 
Production 
List Price 
2-door hardtop 
V-8, 392cid, hemi-head, twin 4bbl carbs, 375bhp @ 5,200rpm, 420ft/lbs @ 4,000rpm, 3-speed auto, 4,235lbs

V-8, 392cid, hemi-head, twin 4bbl carbs, 390bhp @ 5,400rpm, 420ft/lbs @ 4,000rpm, 3-speed manual, 4,235lbs

1,918 
from $4,921 
2-door convertible 
V-8, 392cid, hemi-head, twin 4bbl carbs, 375bhp @ 5,200rpm, 420ft/lbs @ 4,000rpm, 3-speed auto, 4,390lbs

V-8, 392cid, hemi-head, twin 4bbl carbs, 390bhp @ 5,400rpm, 420ft/lbs @ 4,000rpm, 3-speed manual, 4,390lbs

484
from $5,359 

 
Performance 
300C SAE-gross hp 375; Transmission 3-speed auto; Axle 3.36
0-to-60, sec 7.7, 1/4-mile, sec 17.0 @ 84 mph
Tested by: ?
300C

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