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Old 06-04-2004, 04:03 PM   #11
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Well you do get what you pay for.
Priced any loaded trucks or SUV'* lately?? They are about $10 K more.

Chrysler seems to be listening more to what customers are demanding with new luxury performance cars.
.....I forgot to mention the 300 C also comes standard with HID lights, a 5 speed auto with select shift, 400 Watt sterio with MP3, heated seats, headlight washers, SS exhaust with large chrome tips, dual auto climate control, power adjustable pedals and tilt telescoping steering wheel,.....and did I mention the 340 hp rear wheel drive HEMI
...and the total price listed was $48,000 Canadian.....about the same as a GXP.


Come on GM.....you can do better than that.
....and they put a derated 4.6 FWD in the new GXP flagship.
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Old 06-04-2004, 09:35 PM   #12
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Top Gear (ABSOLUTELY hilarious British car show on the BBC, I download episodes) thought the interior was rather cheap (they show where you can poke the plastic around the clock and it moves a lot haha), but it drove rather well. Can't forget the monster motor too.

Not my kinda car, for the money I'd get sumfin else, Lexus GS300 if it was in the same price range, I dont know.
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Old 06-04-2004, 10:22 PM   #13
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The 300C has to be the all around best car in the $35-40,000 price range without a doubt. No other car in this range can offer as much. What a change from the retired sporty 300M. Chrysler listened to the consumers and then went about a million miles further.
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O.K. everybody, get you're money together and open a transmission shop ASAP! In 5 years you will be racking in the big bucks. Chrysler can't even make a 4 speed auto, now they are trying a 5 speed auto. Thats funny.
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My eyes must be playin' tricks on me!!!!! All these Bonnephiles lovin' of all things A CHRYSLER? hole-e crap! I agree the HEMI and the interior/features are a BIG +. IMHO the exterior is hideous, along with the build quality (Chrysler/Dodge in general). The General DOES need to step up its offerings if it wishes to keep current customers and future buyers (bigger V-8 GXP perhaps?).
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rjk is right.....even I am amazed that I have actually praised a Chrysler.

But there is some there that stirs the adrenal glands......

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O.K. everybody, get you're money together and open a transmission shop ASAP! In 5 years you will be racking in the big bucks. Chrysler can't even make a 4 speed auto, now they are trying a 5 speed auto. Thats funny.
Ya like GM hasn't had problems with theirs .....at least Chrysler'* 5 speed is warranted to take 390 ft-lbs of stock torque instead of 280 ft-lbs.
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rjk is right.....even I am amazed that I have actually praised a Chrysler.

But there is some there that stirs the adrenal glands......

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O.K. everybody, get you're money together and open a transmission shop ASAP! In 5 years you will be racking in the big bucks. Chrysler can't even make a 4 speed auto, now they are trying a 5 speed auto. Thats funny.
Ya like GM hasn't had problems with theirs .....at least Chrysler'* 5 speed is warranted to take 390 ft-lbs of stock torque instead of 280 ft-lbs.
Not that GM trannies don't go, because I know very well that they do (have 3 cars sitting here with around 100k on them that could use new trannies, and one that has already had one (for other reasons)), but they are A LOT better than Chrysler trannies, anyone can tell you that. GM can make trannies that can hold more power but it cost more money to produce the cars like that (not to mention FWD is MUCH harder on trannies)...so they just use their backwards logic and underrate the engine so it doesn't overpower their tranny ratings...I don't get it, but anyways. The Chrysler tranny is probably a nice tranny, and I'm sure it probably won't have a problem holding up to those 390ft.lbs of torque, but knowing chrysler, not for long. I give it 4-5 years. They usually go between 50 & 100k.

I am definately liking the Magnum though...wouldn't buy it, its still a Chrysler...but I really don't like the 300C. I know a guy that had to bring in his Hemi Ram for repair work (needed a new hemi), and they gave him a nice dark blue magnum to drive...looked like a nice car. Loved the wheels. I was impressed and its not bad for the price.

Would rather fork out the extra dough for a CTS-V though...those are some badass cars...I REALLY want one.

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Would rather fork out the extra dough for a CTS-V though...those are some badass cars...I REALLY want one.
Now your talking. Droooool.
That IS a great car.....if you can afford the high price. $100 K Canadian
Vette power in a luxury sedan.
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I seen a 300 the other day. A guy my size got out of it, but while he was in it, he looked like a midget... I just don't like how they jacked the walls up to make the roof look chopped. Sorry, but I don't like it..

The Magnum Station Wagon, tho, looks tough. I have yet to see one in action, so it'* probably gonna be the same thing, but at the auto show, it looked sweet!!
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ppl only like that car because it looks like a baby bentley
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