Chrysler 300: America's Most Powerful Car

byRobert Ackerson

Paperback | July 15, 2016

Chrysler 300: America's Most Powerful Car by Robert Ackerson
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In 1951 Chrysler produced its first ever V8 engine - and what an engine it was! Technically advanced and featuring hemispherical combustion chambers, the new "Hemi-Head" engine produced much more power in relation to its capacity than any of its competitors could manage. In 1955 the new Chrysler C-300 was launched. The new model combined muscle (300 horse-power), style (by Virgil Exner) and superb handling for what was a large car. In its first year of production the new C-300 would win both major American stock car racing series: NASCAR and AAA. So began the legend and for each of the next ten years a new 300 model, identified by a different letter of the alphabet, would appear. Here, from C-300 to 300L, is the full story fo Chrysler's famous 300 Letter series - "America's Most Powerful Car."

Robert Ackersonlives in the small upstate New York community of Schenevus. Formerly a public school teacher, he now writes on a wide variety of automotive topics. Among his titles are Veloce Publishing'sFord F-100/F-150 Pickup 1953 to 1996andChrysler 300 - America's Most Powerful Car. Having owned several F-series pickups, he is very f...
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Title:Chrysler 300: America's Most Powerful CarFormat:PaperbackProduct dimensions:160 pages, 10 X 8.25 X 0.5 inShipping dimensions:160 pages, 10 X 8.25 X 0.5 inPublished:July 15, 2016Publisher:Veloce PublishingLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:1845849612

ISBN - 13:9781845849610

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