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Detroit 2011: New Chrysler 300 goes from 8 Mile to the world

by Chris Shunk (RSS feed) on Jan 10th, 2011 at 10:27AM

The Chrysler 300C was the brand's savior when it went on sale back in 2005, but six years is a long time to stand behind a boxy, gangsta-looking sedan with a grille ripped off a Bentley. Team Pentastar finally got around to overhauling the 300 for 2011, with changes that include a new powertrain, sleeker sheet metal, a vastly superior interior, fancy LED-encrusted headlamps and a lowered (thankfully) belt line. Chrysler brand CEO Olivier Francois, who found time to quote the entire opening lyrics from Eminem's song "Lose Yourself" in a thick French accent (not kidding), told the... Read More

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