1959 Chrysler 300E Technical Specifications and Dimensions

These are standard specifications - not necessarily specifications for the vehicle(s) in the photo(s).

Features

Engine Location : Front
Drive Type : Rear Wheel
Production Years for Series : 1959
Price : $5,320-$5,750
Weight : 4295 lbs | 1948.179 kg

Power

V 8
Displacement : 6768 cc | 413.0 cu in. | 6.8 L.
Power : 380 BHP (279.68 KW) @ 5000 RPM
Bore : 4.2 in | 106 mm.
Stroke : 3.8 in | 95 mm.
Compression : 10.1:1
Main Bearings : 5
Valvetrain : 16 OHV (2 valves per cylinder)
Cylinder Block : Cast-iron
2 Carter 4-barrel Type AFB Model 2798S carburetor
V 8
Displacement : 6768 cc | 413.0 cu in. | 6.8 L.
Power : 350 BHP (257.6 KW) @ 4600 RPM
Bore : 4.2 in | 106 mm.
Stroke : 3.8 in | 95 mm.
Compression : 10.0:1
Main Bearings : 5
Valvetrain : 16 OHV (2 valves per cylinder)
Cylinder Block : Cast-iron
Transmission:
2 Automatic , 3 Automatic Torqueflite

Production Figures

Total Chrysler Production for 1959 : 69,970
1959 Chrysler 300E
Convertibles : 140
Hardtops : 550

Dimensions

Seating Capacity : 6
Doors : 2
Exterior
Length : 220.9 in | 5611 mm.
Width : 78.8 in | 2002 mm.
Wheelbase : 126.0 in | 3200 mm.
Front Track : 61.2 in | 1555 mm.
Rear Track : 60.0 in | 1524 mm.
Convertible
Price : $5,750
Weight : 4349 lbs | 1972.673 kg
Seating Capacity : 6
Doors : 2
Exterior
Length : 220.9 in | 5611 mm.
Width : 78.8 in | 2002 mm.
Wheelbase : 126.0 in | 3200 mm.
Front Track : 61.2 in | 1555 mm.
Rear Track : 60.0 in | 1524 mm.

Handling

Tires / Wheels
Tires : 9.00 x 14

1959 Averages

Avg. Car Cost : $2,200
Avg. Household Income : $5,010
Avg. Home : $12,400
Avg. Gallon of Gas : $0.25

The 1959 Chrysler 300E measures 78.80 inches in width, 220.90 inches in length, and has a wheelbase of 126.00 inches.

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Chrysler Monthly Sales Volume

June 2019
12,941
May 2019
10,903
April 2019
8,987
March 2019
12,169
February 2019
10,368
January 2019
9,054
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