Chrysler 300 is an executive car produced by Daimler AG in 2004 until 2007, Chrysler LLC in 2007 until 2009, and by the Chrysler Group LLC in since 2009. This car is available as a four door sedan and a four door station wagon for the European, Australian, and Latin American Market. The 300 was created as a successor of the Chrysler 300M and Chrysler Concorde.
The 300 was first shown at the New York Auto Show in 2003 as a concept car. This was designed by Ralph Gilles and Freeman Thomas, and was branded as Chrysler 300C for the market in United Kingdom, Ireland, and South Korea. In other parts of Europe, this is sold as Lancia Thema. It is assembled in various places such as in Canada, Austria, and China.
The first generation 300 was produced in 2005 until 2010, and is available as a four door convertible, a four door sedan, and a four door station wagon. In 2011, the second generation Chrysler 300C was released, and this was related to the Dodge Charger and to the Dodge Challenger. It is available as a four door sedan and has a five speed automatic and an eight speed 8HP45 automatic transmission.