Cool Wall: 1969-1971 Chrysler 300

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1969-1971 Chrysler 300


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Poll 1429: 1969-1971 Chrysler 300 nominated by @GranTurNismo
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Body Style: 2-door coupe, 2-door convertible, 4-door sedan
Engine: 7.2L RB V8, 7.2L TNT V8
Power: 305-375hp
Torque: 350-480 lb-ft
Weight: 1870-2010kg
Transmission: 3-speed automatic
Drivetrain: front-engine, rear-wheel drive
Additional Information: Known for its fuselage styling, the 300 was Chrysler's flagship full-size car until it's demise in 1971. The fuselage styling, although appreciated today, was rather off-putting during its time, as the 300 was a very poor seller. The 300 Hurst, the performance package, featured 375hp from the 440ci TNT V8, allowing for a 0-60 time of below 7 seconds despite having an automatic transmission.
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Looks a tad different from most American cars at the time, although apparently that was to its detriment since it never sold well. Not a bad looking car, and probably fun aside from the 3-speed auto. Low cool I'd say.
 
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TexRex72
Fuuuuuuuuuuselaaaaaaaaaage.

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By the way, the TNT was still just a 440--and thus still just an RB--except it got carb and cam upgrades and cars equipped with the TNT got dual exhaust. It's like how L46s and LT-1s are both Chevy 350s.
 

JohnBM01

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Most people see today's Chrysler 300 as a poor person's Bentley. That is, for those who remember that Chrysler still exists. This car here is awesome all around. Maybe not as elegant a 300 then, but it is still a big bruiser meant to do damage. Sub-Zero.
 

cjr3559

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cjr3559
The fuselage styling, although appreciated today, was rather off-putting during its time, as the 300 was a very poor seller.


Never appreciated the styling, even today. Overpriced Plymouth.
 

TheCracker

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I have a real soft spot for the Chrysler Corp B-platform cars from the late sixties, early seventies. Especially in 2-door form. Those long bonnets and trunks and unfussy styling i find really appealing. Cool.
 
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New Zealand
New Zealand
I shouldn't like this. It is a boring 3 box design and the coupe has ridiculous proportions (and not in a good way). The concealed lights are nice but not unusual for the period. But there is something about the overall design. Cool I guess.
 
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Buenos Aires, Argentina
The front looks very good, but the rear not so much. First, it looks like a proper muscle car, but as you look at the rear, it changes drastically looking like a luxury sedan. Meh.