2015 Chrysler 300S V-8 Tested: Three Additional Gears, Same Big Sedan Goodness

_2015-Chrysler-300S-V-8-PLACEMENT

-Most cars’ journey through a single life cycle—from launch to midterm update to giving way to something newer—can be tracked through the massaging of fascias, tweaks to head- and taillights, and updates to the available color palette. In the case of Chrysler’s second-generation 300 sedan, however, it also includes an ever-evolving tapestry of gearshifters. All 300s once had a meaty shift lever that slid through the typical PRND detents, but when Chrysler’s ZF-sourced eight-speed automatic transmission began trickling into V-6–powered 300s, those models received new, Audi-esque, low-profile electronic shift levers. Now, as part of a mild refresh for 2015, the entire 300 line has adopted the same rotary shift dial as the smaller 200 sedan. READ MORE ››

Advertisements

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s