1959 CHRYSLER 300E
Featured At: GAA Feb 2020, February 29, 2020
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- Chrysler Described the 300E as "The International Classic That's Made in America"
- The 300E Was Also Described by Another Source as the "Beautiful Brute"
- Final Year of the Exner Body Style First Introduced in 1957, Albeit with Minor Trim and Detail Changes
- This Would Also Be the Last Year That Chrysler Would Use the Separate Frame and Body Construction
- New Underhood Was a 413 Cubic Inch "Golden Lion" Dual-Quad V-8 With Wedge-Shaped Combustion Chambers and Hydraulic Valve Lifters that was Lighter in Weight by 101 Pounds and More Cost-Effective to Build Than The Previous Hemi
- The New Engine Produced 380HP Giving Chrysler Claim to America's Most Powerful Production Car
- The Transmission was Fully Automatic With Three Gears and a Torque Converter to Help Maximize Power
- This Car is Presented with a Nut & Bolt Restoration
- Sales Totaled Just 690 Units; 550 Hardtop Coupes and 140 Convertibles