First introduced in November 1962 as a two door, four seat replacement for the 541 models,
The 305 bhp Chrysler 361ci V8 engine with column operated Torqueflite 3 speed automatic gearbox gave effortless performance as did the 4 wheel servo assisted Dunlop disc brakes.
Front seat belts were fitted as standard in the leather interior with the innovative use of Formica as a dashboard material in place of veneer. Production continued until November 1963 whilst being replaced by the CV8 MkII.
The C-V8 MkIII was introduced in June 1965 having many changes over the MkII. Revised styling to headlamp size and surrounding bodywork with deletion of chrome trims, lowered scuttle with deeper windscreen, new bumpers and internal boot lid hinges. Interior now has new front seats with a walnut veneered dashboard and new layout, the heating and ventilation were improved and an electrically heated rear screen and dual circuit brakes added production continued until December 1966.
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