Chrysler’s 300 – The Next Generation Luxury Performance Vehicle

Chrysler is hell bent to beat all affordable large cars and they are almost to the point with their Chrysler 300 is ranked 2nd among 9 large affordable cars. You get a commanding top notch V8 trim engine, exterior style and interior design and room space. It is one of those rare cars which can altogether alter the perception of an automaker. Chrysler has amazed all auto critics with this car and its engine performance.

Chrysler 300 is the car which people would hope to buy someday because of its classic retro style and American appeal. The car is available in all together five trims – base, Touring, Limited, 300C and SRT8. But a section of critics feel that still Chrysler has to go miles before it can be adorable like Toyota, Honda and other Manufacturers. They feel that the car is little underpowered in base and Touring models; a little care would have increased deliverance. Let us have a look at each trim and the engine model it uses.

Chrysler 300 Base Model: The base model is equipped with a 2.7-liter V6, 24-valve engine which is a rear-wheel drive car with a four-speed automatic transmission. The engine is able to carry well a comfortable ride, but fails to flaunt power which is the most requirement of present generation.

Touring Model: This trim of car is equipped with a 3.5-liter high-output V6 24-valve engine which puts 250 horsepower at 6,400 rpm. You have a choice between rear wheel and all wheel drive. Most people would prefer this trim of car because of its engine power and comfortable ride it can offer.

Limited Model: This trim also shares the same level of engine as the Touring trim the only difference between the two is that the Limited edition car has 18-inch aluminum chrome wheels and besides that a four-wheel independent touring suspension.

300C Model: This would be the most picked trim of Chrysler 300 because of its display of style, power and performance. The vehicle is equipped with a 5.7-liter HEMI® Multi Displacement Engine that delivers 340 horsepower at 5,000 rpm. You have choice between rear-wheel drive and all-wheel drive. Such an engine would make your ride really shine on the highway.

SRT8 Model: This trim boasts of a powerful car which can compete the best made car in this segment and this engine has really given the boost to the car manufacturer to climb up the ladder of success. The car is equipped with a 6.1-liter SRT HEMI® SMPI V8 engine. This engine makes you feel bolder and bigger than the Dodge trucks. 425 horsepower at 6,000 rpm starts a riot of driving on the highway with Chrysler 300 SRT8 model.

Source by Brian Hanson