The 2017 Chrysler 300 – An Elegant Beast

Chrysler’s symbol of luxury has recently released the information on its newest models. One thing for sure is the news does not disappoint the already high expectations of Chrysler 300 fans. Four different models will grace the showroom floor including the 300 Limited, 300S, 300C, and 300C Platinum.

Regardless of which 300 you decide to take home, the features are sure to enhance your driving experience. This includes their all wheel drive system that provides the enjoyment of a rear wheel vehicle and automatically converts it into the stability of an all wheel drive when the sensors indicate possible slipping. As well, the eight-speed TorqueFlite automatic transmission provides fuel efficency that is the best in class. The final touch on every model is the 8.4-inch touchscreen navigation and entertainment system that allows for multi-touch gestures that include tap, pinch, and swipe capability.

Two engines are offered in between these four models. The V-6 PentaStar engines provides 300 horsepower that paired with the TorqueFlite transmission provides for 30 miles per gallon highway on every edition of the Chrysler 300. The 5.7-liter HEMI V-8 motor is an option on the 300S, 300C and 300C Platinum models that provides 363 horsepower with 394 lb.-ft. Of torque. This engine will push the elegant vehicle from 0 – 60 in less than six seconds. The fuel economy on the HEMI motor is still impressive providing twenty-five miles per gallon highway and sixteen city.

For those with the 300S, 300C, and 300C Platinum editions there is a sports mode option that provides for a reduction in shifting times of nearly fifty percent. It also improves the responsiveness of the throttle and power plant. It also increases the firmness of the steering and engages the all wheel drive on those models. For additional performance the 300S with the V-8 engine comes with an increased spring rate, bushings and steering that is tuned for maximum performance, and larger sway-bars. As well, this edition has the potential for paddle shifters for fine tune shifting on demand.

If you would like to find out more information about this elegant beast, please contact at Chrysler dealer such as Browning Dodge, Chrysler, and Jeep.


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