Chrysler has announced some minor updates for the 2010 300C, including a new entry-level model.

Chrysler UK has announced some minor updates for the 2010 300C.

The new 300C SE starts at £23,995 (OTR) and features leather trimmed seats, heated front seats, dual zone climate control, LED ambient lighting, front fog lamps, and parking sensors. Other goodies include xenon headlamps, rain-sensing windscreen wipers, 18" aluminum wheels, and a six speaker Boston Acoustics audio system.

If you want something a little more special, Chrysler offers the 300C SR for £24,995 (OTR). It has an auto-dimming rear view mirror, an upgraded Boston Acoustics sound system (with a subwoofer and GPS navigation), and a hands-free communication system.

Moving further up the ladder, the 300C SRT is priced at £27,995 (OTR). It features a mesh grille, additional chrome detailing, body-color exterior components (door mirrors and door handles), wheel arch extensions, 20 inch aluminum wheels, leather and suede sports seats, and carbon fiber interior trim.

All the aforementioned models have a 3.0-liter V6 diesel engine that produces 215 bhp and 376 lb-ft of torque. It enables the 300C to accelerate from 0-62.5 mph in 8.7 seconds, before topping out at 143 mph.

Should the previous variants fail to impress you, Chrysler also has the £41,795 (OTR) 300C SRT-8. Powered by a 6.1-liter V8 HEMI, with 425 bhp and 420 lb-ft of torque, the SRT-8 rockets from 0-62.5 mph in just 5.0 seconds before hitting a top speed of 165 mph. Other performance tweaks include Brembo brakes, a specially-tuned suspension, and a revised steering unit.

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