The McCandless Collection

1957 Chrysler 300C Convertible (vin #1)


Not Just A Museum

The McCandless Collection will take you back to the days of "The Forward Look Era" automotive design, racing, and drivers themselves. We guarantee an unforgettable experience. With so many classic vehicles under one roof, we have something everyone will get excited about.

We are so happy to bring this amazing car home and pair it with the first production 1955 Chrysler C-300. Thanks to Leake Auctions for the great event in Scottsdale, AZ. This car appeared on the cover of the March 1957 issue of Motor Trend and debuted at NASCAR Speedweeks in Daytona Beach in February.

These auctions bring some great cars and great people together for a special weekend. Dad and I had a great time. We hope to see you at one soon.

The 1957 Chrysler 300C Convertible is a true classic car enthusiast’s dream. With its powerful Hemi V8 engine, advanced engineering, sleek, aerodynamic design, and the added luxury of a convertible top, this car is a testament to the pinnacle of American automotive design and luxury in the 1950s.

The 300C Convertible’s Hemi V8 engine was a true masterpiece of engineering, producing a massive 355 horsepower, making it one of the most powerful cars of its time. This power was paired with advanced features such as power steering, power brakes, power windows and a push-button automatic transmission. The car’s advanced suspension system also provides a smooth and comfortable ride, making it the perfect choice for touring.

The 300C Convertible’s design is truly iconic, with its long hood, short rear deck and imposing front grille. The car’s sleek, aerodynamic design not only gives it a sporty look but also provides excellent handling and stability on the road. The convertible top is easy to operate and provides a great way to enjoy sunny days on the road while the car’s luxurious interior, with its leather seats and advanced features, is a treat to have.

Driving the 1957 Chrysler 300C Convertible is an experience like no other. The car’s powerful Hemi V8 engine provides plenty of power and the push-button automatic transmission makes it easy to shift gears. The car’s handling is also excellent, thanks to its advanced suspension system. The car’s luxurious interior and advanced features are also a treat to have, making it perfect for long drives and road trips.

Overall, the 1957 Chrysler 300C Convertible’s combination of advanced engineering, powerful performance, sleek design, and luxury convertible top make it a truly remarkable vehicle. If you ever have the chance to own or drive one of these cars, don’t hesitate to take it. It’s a truly rare and special experience, a true example of American automotive design and engineering of the era, a true American muscle car with added luxury of a convertible top.

1957 Chrysler 300C Convertible (vin #1)

1957 Chrysler 300c convertible photo
Preserving the history of Cars and many other vintage automotive memorabilia from "The Forward Look Era" (1955-1961)

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