Chrysler has revealed details of its all-new flagship Luxury Series sedan that is now available in South Africa. The Chrysler 300C Luxury Series includes the petrol-powered 3.6-litre V6, the diesel-powered 3.0-litre V6 and the high performance SRT8 6.4-litre V8.
Chrysler Luxury Series – Specifications and Features
The 3.6-litre V6 Pentastar engine produces 210kW at 6 350rpm and displays a maximum torque figure of 340Nm at 4 650rpm. The combined-cycle fuel consumption figure for this model is 9.7-litres/100km with a CO2 emission rating of 227g/km. 0-100km/h is achieved in 7.7 seconds with a top speed of 240km/h. This engine is mated to an 8-speed automatic transmission.
The 3.0-litre V6 turbo diesel variant is mated with a 5-speed automatic transmission and produces 176kW at 4 000rpm with a maximum torque figure of 550Nm available from 1 800 and 2 800rpm. The 0-100km/h sprint is accomplished in 7.8 seconds with a top speed of 232km/h. Fuel consumption is rated at 7.2-litres/100km with a CO2 emissions figure of 192g/km.
The SRT8 on the other hand is fitted with a powerful 6.4-litre HEMI V8 that produces 347kW at 6 100rpm and has a maximum torque figure of 631Nm available at 4 150rpm. The SRT8 makes use of a 5-speed automatic transmission and will sprint to 100km/h in 5.0 seconds and reach a top speed of 280km/h. Fuel consumption for the SRT8 is rated at 13-litres/100km with a CO2 emissions figure of 303g/km.
Interior features for the 300C Luxury Series Sedan includes a leather wrapped instrument cluster, cluster brow, centre console side panels and door panels. Nappa leather covers the door armrest, bolster and centre console armrest. The seats are wrapped in Nappa Leather. Natural Pore Mocha wood trim finishes off the interior.
On the outside, 20-inch aluminium wheels add to the 300C’s design along with platinum chrome fascia accents, exterior mirror caps and door handle accents. The platinum-chrome mesh grille gives the Luxury Series a distinct appearance.
Features for the Luxury Series sedan include a large 8.4-inch touchscreen with Uconnect infotainment system, LED-illuminated instrument cluster, power tilt and telescoping steering column with memory, power sunshade, ambient lit foot well lighting, power mirrors, LED-illuminated interior door handles, front and rear map pockets and dual heated and cooled cup holders.
Safety features include ABS, Electronic Stability Control, Brake Assistance, Hill Start Assist, Adaptive Cruise Control (ACC), Blind Spot Monitoring (BSM), Forward Collision Warning (FCW), Rear Cross Path Detection (RCP) and seven airbags.
Chrysler 300C Luxury Series – Price
|Chrysler 300C Luxury Series 3.6L V6 8spd||R479 990|
|Chrysler 300C Luxury Series 3.0L CRD V6 5spd||R539 990|
|Chrysler 300C SRT8 6.4L V8||R629 990|