Unique Chrysler 300 at SEMA

SEMA covers the full spectrum of anything and everything car industry related. Be it new car reveals, new aftermarket parts or wild customs sporting innovative new ideas, there is something for everybody. How about a Chrysler 300 modified to look like a Rolls Royce Drophead Coupe? Replete with a 200 hp 2.7L six, fiberglass seating, foam steering wheel, felt centre screen and missing trim pieces. More at Leftlane News. More pics after the jump.


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Edmunds Tries to Pick Fight With Ralph Gilles on Twitter

Edmunds, a site best known for minivan comparisons and new car shopping tools for non-enthusiasts, is trying to pick a fight with Ralph Gilles in Twitter. The Edmunds people have scheduled a comparison test with the new C7 Corvette and claim that Ralph is “scared” to send the new Viper. Ralph claims all the Vipers are booked right now, owing to “Pebble beach, ALMS, Dream Cruise, peak time.. many shows, simply that time of year..” Scott Oldham counters that Ralph is “full of sh##.” Ralph Gilles replies “we are out of cars and clearly told you one is coming next month. Why are you being an A##” and “I am dissapionted with your aggression…” You can read the full exchange on Twitter.

Does Edmunds think this kind of thing helps their credibility or will increase their readership? Ultimately, I agree with Ralph that, while it will be interesting, “I don’t understand how an ultra low volume 180hp more powerful exotic needs to be compared?” At the end of the day Mopar people buy Vipers and Chevy people buy Corvettes. And arguments on Twitter are lame.


Chrysler Sebring Bentley Conversion on Craigslist

I’ve seen a few of these Chrysler Sebring Bentley conversions over the last few years, but this is probably the most extreme one I’ve seen so far, with the 28 inch wheels and Lambo doors. I can’t tell if it’s “finished” or if they were going for the matte look. It can be yours for $15,000. More pics plus the original Craigslist ad text after the jump! Via Jalopnik


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