• Jan 15, 2008
click above for more high-res images of the Chrysler 300C Hollywood limo

Despite no longer being owned by Daimler, Chrysler LLC's display area at the 2008 North American International Auto Show in Detroit is still right across the aisle from its former parent company. That means the Chrysler 300C Hollywood limousine comes face to face with the oddly similar Maybach Landaulet with every revolution of its turnstile. Like the Landaulet, the 300C Hollywood also features a partially exposed cabin, but this time over the front seats rather than the rears. The fully-enclosed rear passenger cabin is accessed by two large suicide doors and features plenty of leg room thanks to its chassis stretch. There's also a repository for three bottles of Cristal (or whatever bottled spirits you prefer to imbibe) and two flutes in between the seats. Meanwhile, the driver is left to convene with Mother Nature and her elements up front where the interior luxe is decidedly lesser.

In fact, the 300C Hollywood limo becomes much more interesting when you look at it through a socio-polical lens. It's clear where the Haves and the Have Nots are supposed to sit, with a nice partition in between them to keep the classes separated. OK, perhaps we should just pop open a bottle of Cristal and stop reading into it too much.

There's no press release from Chrysler for this one, just a gallery of high-res pics below to browse.



I'm reporting this comment as:

Reported comments and users are reviewed by Autoblog staff 24 hours a day, seven days a week to determine whether they violate Community Guideline. Accounts are penalized for Community Guidelines violations and serious or repeated violations can lead to account termination.


    • 1 Second Ago
  • 18 Comments
      • 7 Years Ago
      Chrysler right across the aisle from Mercedes? I wonder if they make faces and throw spitballs at each other?
      • 7 Years Ago
      looks better than the Walter P
        • 7 Years Ago
        This car doesnt make much sense, but I like it. Especially the exposed front compartment.
      • 7 Years Ago
      Will be featured in the next Jay-Z video in 5...4...3...
      • 7 Years Ago
      This looks really classy. It's a powerful car on the outside, but luxurious on the inside.
      • 7 Years Ago
      screw hollywood... i want the ATL version... come one JayZ more bling and chrome plz
      • 7 Years Ago
      shee mang, datz sum bling, ight
      • 7 Years Ago
      I like the fact that its alot more low-key in the exterior bling. The craftsmanship on the inside is excellent. Lot of nice details. Forgot the open part for the driver and imagine this as a closed roof limo. Very nice.
      • 7 Years Ago
      "Convene" with Mother Nature?

      Strunk and White just called: they'll be paying you a visit as soon as they claw their way out of their graves.
      • 7 Years Ago
      i hate the 'bugsy malone' gangster car, but you gotta love a limo.
      • 7 Years Ago
      So where can you drive in the US with open intoxicants in the car? Texas maybe? Where else?
        • 7 Years Ago
        In Weld County CO it is Legal for there to be open containers in the vehicle, so long as the driver is not consuming and has not consumed any alcohol.
        • 7 Years Ago
        I don't know about the legalities of it, but Limos in NY and NJ almost always come with some form of bar inside, especially stretch Limos. Usually containing soda and cheap champagne.
        • 7 Years Ago
        I think you're allowed to in any state as long as the driver is completely sectioned off from the portion of the car where the beverages are being consumed. I know Limo's in Vegas have mini bars in the back and I can remember atleast 10 years ago limos in Cali having bars in the back.
        • 7 Years Ago
        Texas banned open containers in the passenger compartment in the early 70's.

        Any other insular bigotries you'd care to share with us?
        • 7 Years Ago
        In Weld County CO it is Legal for there to be open containers in the vehicle, so long as the driver is not consuming and has not consumed any alcohol.
      • 7 Years Ago
      so the 300 is no longer a "Baby Bentley", but a Baby-Rolls, now?
      • 4 Years Ago
      chrysler really has done it this time. it's a very elegant limo.
      ________________
      scottsdale limos
    • Load More Comments