Last week, I went to a (sort of) birthday party in downtown Austin, Texas. I didn’t bring any food or a gift, though. Chrysler fed me. It also gave me a big present: a few hours in its 2015 300, a nameplate that turned 60 this year. Read about my time with the new car after the jump.
In “The Fast and the Furious”, when Dominic Toretto told Brian O’Connor that Brian owed him a 10-second car, he certainly didn’t have anything like this in mind. A four-door, V8-powered American sedan is nothing like a Toyota Supra Turbo.
To the untrained eye, this may appear to be a Rolls Royce Phantom. Look more closely though and discover a terrifying truth: this car is actually a very poorly executed Chrysler 300 custom. It has been chopped and couped (is that a word?). And, hard plastic seats aside (seems comfortable doesn’t it?) the interior doesn’t …