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Lot # ST0125

1959 Chrysler

300E

VIN: M591100210
Auction:
2020 February
Run Day:
Saturday
Year
1959
Make
Chrysler
Model
300E
Doors
2
Body Color
White
Interior Color
Tan
Body Style
Coupe

Final Year of the Exner Body Style First Introduced in 1957


Vehicle Highlights
  • Chrysler Described the 300E as "The International Classic That's Made in America"
  • The 300E Was Also Described by Another Source as the "Beautiful Brute"
  • Final Year of the Exner Body Style First Introduced in 1957, Albeit with Minor Trim and Detail Changes
  • This Would Also Be the Last Year That Chrysler Would Use the Separate Frame and Body Construction
  • New Underhood Was a 413 Cubic Inch "Golden Lion" Dual-Quad V-8 With Wedge-Shaped Combustion Chambers and Hydraulic Valve Lifters that was Lighter in Weight by 101 Pounds and More Cost-Effective to Build Than The Previous Hemi
  • The New Engine Produced 380HP Giving Chrysler Claim to America's Most Powerful Production Car
  • The Transmission was Fully Automatic With Three Gears and a Torque Converter to Help Maximize Power
  • This Car is Presented with a Nut & Bolt Restoration
  • Sales Totaled Just 690 Units; 550 Hardtop Coupes and 140 Convertibles