Hyundai Sonata Hybrid

Take a sleek, stylish, and technologically savvy sedan, and inject with pure, hybrid eco-friendliness, and out will come the Hyundai Sonata Hybrid. In a world of car manufacturers hybridizing their favorite models, the Hyundai Sonata is a true standout. At first glance, you wouldn’t even know that it’s a hybrid, which is exactly what we …

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Hyundai Sonata

When it comes to contemporary automobiles with subtle, yet refined style, the Hyundai Sonata sits just at the top of the list. This borderline luxury sedan is one of the most comfortable and stylish sedans on the market today. While it may not be the most stand-out in terms of expression and performance, it is …

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Hyundai Palisade

When it comes to making affordable, functional, and stylish vehicles, no other car manufacturer seems to be able to do it quite like Hyundai does it.  The Hyundai Palisade has helped bring the company to the larger vehicle market, as it is one of their best and biggest three-row SUVs that they have ever released. …

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Hyundai Kona

When it comes to developing stylish, budget-friendly, and fuel-efficient vehicles, Hyundai has been on a roll. The Kona is one of the most charming vehicles that has come out in the past couple of years. With a tight and punchy powertrain that is fun to drive and a stylish design that provides you with class …

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Hyundai Ioniq

You usually know when you’re looking at a hybrid or electric car thanks to the least-aerodynamic designs and non-intimidating looks.  With the Hyundai Ioniq, that is not the case. It does a great job at being as unassuming as possible, although it’s a wonderful electric vehicle. A History of the Hyundai Ioniq The Hyundai Ioniq …

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1955 Chrysler c300 Hardtop

When you talk about the history of muscle cars, you can’t start without mentioning the 1955 Chrysler c300. This dominating 1950s muscle car was one of the best in its time.

A Short History of the 1955 Chrysler c300 Hardtop

When Chrysler put out the c300 Hardtop in 1955, their goal was to market it as the “world’s fastest stock car”. Only 1,725 of them were made before the release of the 300B in 1956. 

Innovations In Power – the 1955 Chrysler c300 Hardtop

As the first true muscle car, the car carried a Hemi V-8 engine with 300 horsepower and a 0-60 time of 16.9 seconds. It could reach 130 mph, which was incredibly fast for the time. 

A Timeline of Design in the 1955 Chrysler c300 Hardtop

Virgil Exner is the man that can be thanked for the classic forward design of the c300. The car included base-model Chrysler bumpers, Windsor rear quarters, and a New Yorker hardtop midsection.

The 1955 Chrysler c300 Hardtop in the News

In recent news, a dealer in Grand Rapids, Michigan just got ahold of a seemingly untouched Chrysler c300. It is being sold as a Chrysler “survivor” with incredibly low mileage and a well-kept interior/exterior.

Celebrity Endorsements of the 1955 Chrysler c300 Hardtop

There is no doubt that one of the most famous Chrysler c300 owners is Alan Kalter, David Letterman’s partner in crime from The Late Show.

Best 1955 Chrysler c300 Hardtop Groups

One of the top clubs that is dedicated to the preservation and community of Chrysler 300 cars is the Chrysler 300 Club.

The 1955 Chrysler c300 Hardtop – Pioneering the Muscle Car

In a time when Chrysler was dominating the NASCAR world, the 1955 c300 was on top. The 300 Series went on to become a Chrysler staple, though none has made an impact quite like the one that started it all.

Interested to see what NASCAR looked like in 1955? Check out the video below!

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