Chrysler Special GS-1 

  • built in Italy
  • 1953
  • 180 HP 5.4L
 
The Thomas Special was highly acclaimed and series production was contemplated, with sales to be handled by Chrysler’s French distribution arm, Société France Motors.
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With beautiful proportions, fully exposed wheels, minimal brightwork and powerful engines, these cars provided a stylistic benchmark that continues to inspire designers to this day.
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Data points Key details of the Chrysler Special GS-1

Number built

Special GS-1
18 cars
McLaren P1
375 cars
Veyron
300 cars

Horsepower

Special GS-1
180 HP
Agera R
1,115 HP
Veyron
987 HP

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Chrysler Special GS-1

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The first product was the K-310 coupé of 1951, with the “K” a silent nod to Keller, followed by the C-200 convertible of 1952.
The Thomas Special was highly acclaimed and series production was contemplated, with sales to be handled by Chrysler’s French distribution arm, Société France Motors.

Specifications Full list of technical specs

general

Brand Chrysler
Type of car Concept car
Year 1953
Number built 18 cars

transmission

Drivetrain RWD
Gearing Traditional

suspension, wheels & brakes

Front brakes Disc
Rear brakes Disc

power & handling

Maximum hp 180 HP
Steering system Rack and pinion

engine

Displacement 5,424 cc
Cylinders V8
Fuels Gas

physical dimensions

Wheelbase 125.5 in
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