A New Big-Daddy Sedan Hits The Block

With its high shoulders, squat stance and a front grille that struts like a chrome peacock, Chrysler's new 300C draws its styling cues from the big American rumble seaters of the 1950s--and if you like that retro Big Daddy look, it doesn't disappoint. Powered by a V-8 Hemi, a revival of a classic Chrysler engine design, the car delivers 340 h.p. and 390 lb.-ft. of torque to the rear wheels, escalating the power wars for vehicles in its class. Considering its curb weight (4,018 lbs.), it handles with a surprisingly nimble feel and features classy touches inside, like chrome-trim analog gauges...

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