We drove the powerful 300C model that Chrysler claims accounts for around 50 percent of all 300 models sold. With its 340-horsepower HEMI V8, the 300C provides an impressive blend...
... of power and grace, thanks in part to its sophisticated traction and stability controls. The V8's MDS (Multiple-Displacement System) improves economy by cutting fuel to four of the eight cylinders when their output is not required.
The suspension doesn't readily evoke that of a European sport sedan, but tight and true steering keeps you feeling in control of what is admittedly a large vehicle. Braking can be a bit soft, so it's best to leave some room when pushing between stop lights.