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Old 07-13-2010, 11:50 PM   #1
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Default Car and Driver. Crown Vic VS. 300c VS. GXP

they do alot of GXP bashing in this test.

http://www.caranddriver.com/reviews/...mparison_tests

but i agree the SC 3800 out performs the N*. But just my opinion.
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IMO the interior and exterior of the Bonne GXP looks 100x better than that of the 300C.
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"Unlike the Chrysler, the Pontiac offers no navigation console. You must call OnStar to figure out which bonny ville you are barreling through."

HAHA, this definitely makes me think of Venom.
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My buddy had a 300 on 22" rims and air bags. nice car.. but then he sold it now he has a Challenger on 22'* and Airbags. spoiled bastard. I like the 300c Heritage edition. Pretty Slick... but im a Bonneville addict. SSEI!!!
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My mother in law has a 300c, and I have to say that car is pretty nice.
when they say it'* made out of granite they mean it, everything feels solid and the car just lazes around town untill you floor it, then it'* scary fast.
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I just don't like the 300, never have, and probably won't ever. it looks too much like a want-to-be Bentley, and I do not like Chrysler or any of it'* subsidiaries. Now, if it was up to me, the Crown Vic or the Bonnie, I like the Crown Vic for rear wheel drive, but you just can't beat that 3800 Series II. Now, from what I've read and seen, it seems like Ford has a higher quality interior, but I like the look of the Bonnie better, it'* a close one for me. Just my two cents.
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but you just can't beat that 3800 Series II.
That isn't an option in the GXP, N* is the way it rolls. I've never ridden in a GXP (although I once thought I was, until the tranny grenaded reminding me it was in fact still an SSEi). I've also never ridden in a newer 300C (Drove an older one, let'* not go there again...). I have gotten some time in behind a Mercury Grand Marque (very similar to the crown vic). I do like that car a lot. Like the way it handles, feels, rides, etc.
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That isn't an option in the GXP, N* is the way it rolls.
Oh, hahaha yeah, I forgot, geesh, what was I thinking. Well, I don't know much about the N*, so, so far I'm kinda leanin' towards the Crown Vic, Grand Marquis, and Town Car, specifically Crown Vic.
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Even tho the Crown Vic is RWD with a V8, Car and Driver hit the nail on the head. It doeesnt have any balls. Sluggish, and the GXP has little bottom end torque(unlike the SSEI). I also am not a Chrysler/dodge fan but the 300c is a award winner for a reason. Great suspension! Good Power, Interior. But like Katt Williams says "Yeah I looks like a Bentley, UNTIL a Bentley Rolls up!" Out of these three I would pick the 300C. JMO. But they all have enough power to smoke the tires. Which is pretty fun in a 4 door Luxury car.
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