For 1963, Chrysler extended the reach of the Letter Car Series by making the same performance specifications available on lower trim line vehicles. A perfect example is the car offered here, a 1963 Chrysler 300 Sport Series Convertible Coupe. The 300J for 1963 was offered as a coupe only; therefore, an open car was obtainable only by buying one from the Sport Series. The base engine for this series was a 383-cid V-8 that put out a modest 305 horsepower; this unit is mated to a pushbutton automatic transmission.
The 300 Sport Series was available in six different body styles, and only 1,535 examples of the convertible were produced with all engine combinations. This example is painted in Code V, Pace Car Blue, and has excellent paint and brightwork all around, with good gaps and contours. The trunk is neat with the spare and jack, and the engine bay is equally impressive. The interior is upholstered in white vinyl, which is very nicely presented, and is complemented by center console with factory tach, bucket seats, AM/FM radio, as well as power brakes. This car has a sporting, aggressive stance accentuated by the full steel wheels, full Chrysler wheel covers and narrow whitewall tires. This beauty has a crisp, sporty style that generates enjoyment, even standing still.