Chrysler 300F Special GT 

  • built in USA
  • 1960
  • 400 HP 6.8L
  • 150 mph
Gooding & Company will offer record-breaking GT-Special at their upcoming Amelia Island Sale and describe it: “According to the consignor, this 300 F GT Special has been perfectly preserved, is in original unrestored condition, has accumulated only 11,000 miles, and shows no sign of damage.
Engine modifications included solid lifters, special piston rings, a high-lift camshaft and cast-iron headers.

Road Tests Real world tests of the Chrysler 300F Special GT

Top speed

300F Special GT
150 mph
253 mph
220 mph

Data points Key details of the Chrysler 300F Special GT

Number built

300F Special GT
15 cars
300 cars
4 cars


300F Special GT
400 HP
987 HP
750 HP

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Chrysler 300F Special GT
At Daytona Beach, six GT Specials were lined up and the top placing car driven by Gregg Zeigler reached a record speed of 144.9 mph.
Included with this car are the original Goodyear Blue Streak racing tires and a wealth of documentation.

Specifications Full list of technical specs


Brand Chrysler
Type of car Production car
Year 1960
Number built 15 cars


Drivetrain RWD
Gearing Traditional
# of gears 4 gears
Gear ratios
  1. 1: 3.35:1
  2. 2: 1.96:1
  3. 3: 1.36:1
  4. 4: 1:1

suspension, wheels & brakes

Front brakes Disc
Rear brakes Disc

physical dimensions

Curb weight 4,454 lb
Width 79.4 in
Height 55.1 in
Length 219.6 in
Front track width 61.2 in
Wheelbase 126 in

road tests

Top speed 150 mph

power & handling

Power-to-weight ratio 11.13 lb/hp
Maximum hp 400 HP @ 5,200 RPM
Maximum torque 465 ft-lb @ 3,600 RPM
Steering system Rack and pinion


Displacement 6,768 cc
Cylinders V8
Air compressor None
Fuels Gas
Compression ratio 10:1
Bore/stroke 4.19 in / 3.75 in
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