1970 Chrysler 300 Hurst

The 1970 Chrysler 300-Hurst was not a return of the fabled letter-series 300s, but a specially produced non-letter 300 hardtop built by Hurst Performance Products and sold through Chrysler dealers.

The 1970 Chrysler 300 Hurst, specially produced and built by Hurst Performance Products.
1970 Chrysler 300-Hurst hardtop coupe.
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Features included special road wheels, wider-than-stock tires, the 375-bhp version of Chrysler's big-block 440 V-8, heavy-duty suspension, and, of course, a Hurst shifter for the standard Torque Flite automatic. The exterior was dressed up by a snazzy gold and white paint job, twist-lock hood tiedowns, a subtle scoop at the rear of the hood near the cowl, and a loop-type rear spoiler.

Pluses of the 1970 Chrysler 300 Hurst:

  • Rarity
  • Good performance
  • Clean styling

Minuses of the 1970 Chrysler 300 Hurst:

  • Heavy and thirsty
  • Rust-prone unless looked after

Production of the 1970 Chrysler 300 Hurst:

  • Hardtop: 500
  • Convertible: 1

Specifications of the 1970 Chrysler 300 Hurst:
Length, inches: 224.7
Wheelbase, inches: 124.0
Weight, pounds: 4,135 (approx.)
Price, new: $4,400 (approx.)

Engines for the 1970 Chrysler 300 Hurst:

Type SizeHorsepower
ohv V-8 440
375 1970

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