Each year, we collected one or two thousand of Chrysler 300, a model of a new year, a separate index in alphabetical order (1956 - 300B, 1957 - 300C, 1958 - 300D). This procedure was observed until 1965, so the cars Chrysler 300 first years of release (1955-1965) belongs to the "letter series". "Letter series" models has different designs over time in addition to the buyer coupe and convertible were offering, was a constant tendency to increase engine power and engine capacity. In 1957, the Chrysler 300C has become the most powerful car in the US.
In 1962-1971 years in parallel with produced the Chrysler 300 "letter series" cars, the title of which has not been used alphabetic index. These cars are referred to as "non-letter series", in addition to the two-door coupes and convertibles were produced within it, and four-door sedan. By the early 1970s, during the rule on American highways giant voracious cars with engines over, and Chrysler 300 have been removed from the conveyor. However, in the mass consciousness of Americans brand name was a symbol of exclusivity, power and luxury.
After the creation of the alliance DaimlerChrysler management has decided to revive their brand Chrysler 300. In 1998, a model Chrysler 300M - a full-size sport luxury sedan, equipped with a V-shaped six-cylinder engine of 3.5 liters and 255 hp.Its four-speed automatic transmission and the mechanism had manual switching. The maximum speed of the most powerful version was limited to 230 km/h. In creation of the car has used machines and technologies same as on conveyors Mercedes-Benz.
Chrysler 300M model was discontinued in 2004, when it was replaced by the new Chrysler 300, created on the platform Chrysler LX. This full-size sedan business class got rear-wheel drive or all-wheel drive front-engine layout. Depending on the engine version of the car varied: the Chrysler 300 with the base six-cylinder engine capacity of 2.7 liters; The Chrysler 300 Touring and the Chrysler 300 Limited, a V6 engine of 3.5 liters (250 hp); Chrysler 300C - V8 volume of 5.7 liters (340 hp); SRT-8's - top version with a V8 engine capacity of 6.1 liters capacity of 425 hp. In continental Europe, the Chrysler 300 is marketed under the brand Lancia Thema.