In the Driver's Seat: 2012 Chrysler 300 (WVEC)
13News anchor Vanessa Coria and Virginian-Pilot automotive editor Larry
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Chrysler 300C Executive 2012
http://www.carpicturesx.com/chrysler-300c-executive-2012.html - Designed to
be the most luxurious sedan ever flagship of Chrysler, the Chrysler
Executive Series 300C new combines ultra-premium leather -- once limited to
a few of the luxury cars the most exotic in Italy.
2012 Chrysler 300 S (2011 New York Auto Show)
Chrysler 300S V-6
The 2012 Chrysler 300S V-6 model features the aluminum 3.6-liter Pentastar
engine delivering 292 best-in-class six-cylinder horsepower through an
all-new segment-exclusive ZF eight-speed automatic transmission. For even
more spirited driving with performance feel, the driver can utilize all-new
steering-wheel mounted magnesium paddle shifters to manually select the
When equipped with the optional Luxury Group, the Chrysler 300S V-6
includes premium Nappa leather sport seating in black or exclusive Radar
Red, memory module that stores position of the driver seat, exterior
mirror, steering wheel, pedal and radio for two drivers, heated rear seats,
heated and leather-wrapped steering wheel, power tilt and telescoping
steering column, power-adjustable pedals, power sunshade, vehicle security
alarm, driver's side auto-dimming mirrors and auto-tilt in Reverse,
heated/cooled cup holders, trunk mat, satin chrome lower door sills with
"Chrysler" logo, and LED illuminated front-footwells and front and rear map
Chrysler 300S V-8
Packed with a 363 horsepower 5.7-liter HEMI®
V-8 engine including innovative Fuel Saver Technology, a five-speed
automatic transmission with paddle shifters and Auto Stick,
performance-tuned suspension and larger performance disc brakes, the 2012
Chrysler 300S V-8 delivers world-class power and refinement with
In addition to the features included on the Chrysler 300S V-6 with Luxury
Group, the eight-cylinder 300S model adds 160-mph LED-illuminated
instrument cluster, rain-sensing windshield wipers, Smartbeam headlamps,
ParkView® rear back-up camera, and HomeLink universal transceiver.
Chrysler 300S V-6 and V-8 AWD models
Providing additional all-season confidence, the Chrysler 300S V-6 and V-8
all-wheel-drive (AWD) models utilize 19-inch polished-face aluminum wheels
with black painted pockets, P235/55R19 all-season performance tires and the
most advanced AWD system in its class.
For inclement weather driving conditions and exceptional road manners, the
all-new 2011 Chrysler 300S AWD models feature a segment-exclusive active
transfer case and front-axle disconnect system. This exclusive AWD system
also is designed to improve fuel economy by up to 5 percent over
competitive full-time all AWD systems. No other major automotive
manufacturer offers the combination of these two independent technologies.
The Chrysler flagship sedan's innovative AWD system seamlessly transitions
between rear-wheel drive (RWD) and AWD with no driver intervention. When
AWD is not required, the system automatically disconnects the front axle to
maximize fuel economy while still providing the outstanding performance and
handling inherent in RWD vehicles.
The 2012 Chrysler 300S letter-series models arrive at Chrysler dealerships
in the fall of 2011.
2012 Honda Civic Hybrid
2012 Honda Civic Hybrid impress us nonetheless: 44/44/44. That's
city/highway/combined, and it's a nice jump -- especially in the city --
from the 40/43/41 numbers sported by the 2011 model. With with the
upgraded battery pack used in the Honda Integrated Motor Assist
system.Instead of the nickel-metal hydride batteries used in previous Civic
Hybrids, the '12 version cruises along with 20-kW worth of li-ion cells.
more news at www.carstvcentral.com
2012 Honda Civic Coupe
Honda brought the 2012 Civic Coupe to the party at this year's New York
Auto Show. The 2012 Civic coupe are powered by a 1.8-liter inline
four-cylinder engine that produces 140 horsepower.
2012 Kia Soul
Kia has introduced the updated 2012 Soul at the 2011 New York Auto Show.
The engineers at Kia have fitted an all-new 1.6-liter direct-injected
four-cylinder engine that produces 135 horsepower and 121
pound-feet of torque. more info at www.carstvcentral.com
2012 Chrysler 300C Executive Series (2011 New York Auto Show)
All-new 2012 Chrysler 300C Executive Series
Designed to be the most luxurious Chrysler flagship sedan ever, the all-new
Chrysler 300C Executive Series combines ultra-premium leather -- once
limited to some of the most exotic Italian luxury cars -- with world-class
refinement and handling, state-of-the-art safety and connectivity features
and the legendary 363 horsepower 5.7-liter HEMI®
V-8 engine with Fuel Saver Technology.
"For us, it's not only about making the all-new Chrysler 300C great for a
segment, it's about tailoring it for an individual . . . the businessman .
. . the outperformer . . . the trendsetter," added Francois. "The 2012
Chrysler 300C Executive Series makes a statement with all of its
appointments and contrasts. With hand-sanded real wood accents,
hand-stitched Italian leather dash, two-tone ultra-soft Nappa leather
seats, uniquely polished 20-inch wheels and state-of-the-art Uconnect Touch
-- our flagship provides passengers with the sense of pure old-school
craftsmanship combined with innovative technology."
Exclusive features found on the Chrysler 300C Executive Series interior
include either Mochachino or Black Poltrona Frau "Foligno" leather-wrapped
instrument panel, cluster brow, center console side panels and upper front-
and rear-door panels. Premium Nappa leather covers the door armrest,
bolster and center console armrest. Two-tone Mochachino or Black seats are
wrapped exclusively in supple Nappa leather and include 12-way
power-adjustable driver and front-passenger seats (including four-way power
lumbar) with two-mode ventilation and two-mode heated seats for both front
and rear passengers. Specially selected Natural Pore Mocha or Pore Gray
real wood trim is finished in a low-gloss to enhance the beauty of the
On the exterior, the Chrysler luxury flagship replaces chromed fascia,
mirror and door handle accents with a unique platinum chrome finish for an
even more upscale look. Topping off the unique exterior is a
platinum-chrome finished grille surround with platinum-chrome sculpted
grille blades for a truly distinctive appearance (late availability).
Premium interior amenities within the Chrysler 300C Executive Series model
include the state-of-the-art Uconnect Touch 8.4N with Garmin® navigation,
SIRIUS Traffic and SIRIUS Travel Link, 160-mph LED-illuminated instrument
cluster with driver-selectable color EVIC, heated and leather-wrapped
steering wheel, power tilt and telescoping steering column with memory,
power-adjustable pedals with memory, power backlight sunshade, premium
18-ounce berber floor mats with nubuck trim, satin chrome lower door sills
with "Chrysler" logo, dual heated/cooled cup holders, ambient lit foot well
lighting, LED illuminated interior door handles and front and rear map
pockets, premium carpeted trunk mat, HomeLink universal transceiver and
power-folding chromed exterior mirrors with memory, auto-dimming and
auto-tilt in Reverse.
Available in rear-wheel drive or with the segment's most advance AWD
system, the 2012 Chrysler 300C Executive Series models arrive at Chrysler
dealerships in the fall of 2011.
2011 Chrysler 300C Start Up, Exhaust, and In Depth Tour
In this video I give a full in depth tour of the all new 2011 Chrysler
300C. I take viewers on a close look through the interior and exterior of
this car while showing details, over viewing of features, and noting unique
styling cues to the vehicle itself. I also show the engine and the details
of it, start it up and see how it sounds under acceleration. A thorough
tour/review of this car designed to give others a greater overall
appreciation of the vehicle.