Two 300C models will be available locally, the 3.5-litre V6 and the potent 5.7-litre Hemi V8. Both derivatives feature a 5-speed automatic transmission.
The quad cam 3.5-litre engine produces 186 kW at 6 400 r/min with 339 Nm of torque at 4 000 r/min, and accelerates the 300C from 0-100 km/h in 9.2 seconds.
Power output for the Hemi V8 is 250 kW at 5 000 r/min with a massive 525 Nm of torque in a very wide band, peaking at 4 000 r/min.
300C 3.5 V6: R349 000
300C 5.7 HEMI V8: R430 000
Wheels24 drove the 300C in 2004 on its international launch. CLICK HERE for our original impression of the 300C.