by charlie borg
"Chrysler Three Hundred" redirects here. For the letter series of cars from the 1950s and 1960s, see Chrysler 300 letter series. For the non-letter series from the 1960s and 1970s, see Chrysler 300 non-letter series. For the 1999 to 2004 model, see Chrysler 300M. For the station wagon as the Chrysler 300C, see Dodge Magnum. Also see 300 (disambiguation).
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2011 Chrysler 300C
Manufacturer DaimlerChrysler (2005-2007)
Chrysler LLC (2007-2009)
Chrysler Group LLC (2009-2014)
Fiat Chrysler Automobiles (2014-present)
Also called Lancia Thema (Europe)
Production April 2004–present
Model years 2005–present
Body and chassis
Class Full-size luxury car
Layout Front engine, rear-wheel drive / all-wheel drive
Predecessor For Chrysler 300:
Chrysler Intrepid (Canada)
For Lancia Thema:
Lancia Thesis (Europe)
The Chrysler 300 is a rear-wheel-drive, front-engine, full-sized luxury car manufactured and marketed by Chrysler as a four door sedan and station wagon its first generation (model years 2005-2010) and solely as a four-door sedan in its second and current generation (model years 2011-present).
The 300 debuted as a concept at the 2003 New York Auto Show with styling by Ralph Gilles and production starting in April 2004 for the 2005 model year.
The second generation 300 was marketed as the Chrysler 300C in the United Kingdom and Ireland and as the Lancia Thema in the remainder of Europe.