The iconic American car of the 60s stood abandoned in the stable for half a century (photo)
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Only 337 Chrysler 300 G convertibles were produced. The cost of such a car in good condition is about $ 120,000.
A very rare 1961 Chrysler 300 G convertible was discovered on a farm in the US state of Oklahoma. The famous sports car has been sitting in an old stable since the early 70s. This is reported by the Autoevolution website.
It turned out that the last time the car went on the road in 1973. A year ago, it was discovered and bought, and now put up for auction on eBay, as the current owner is not able to restore the car. The car comes with two Chryslers of other models, which will become donors of spare parts.
Chrysler condition 300 G leaves much to be desired, because the bottom of the convertible is rusted, and the interior trim is rotten and peeling. The car needs a long restoration.
The Chrysler 300 has been produced since 1955 and is considered the ancestor of powerful American cars. That is what collectors value it for. In addition, this is one of the rarest models of its time, because it was produced in very small series.
Thus, the 1961 Chrysler 300 G was sold in 1671 copies and only 337 cars were convertibles. It is equipped with a 6.8-liter V8 with 375 hp. With. and 3-speed automatic transmission. Acceleration to 100 km/h takes about 8 seconds, and the maximum speed is 230 km/h. The cost of such a car in good condition is approximately $120,000.