Chrysler_300_SRT_Pacer_3_carsCelebrating the 50th Anniversary of an Australian motoring icon, the 1969 Valiant Pacer, Chrysler Australia has announced details of the Chrysler 300 SRT Pacer.

Paying homage to the original Valiant Pacer, the Chrysler 300 SRT Pacer will be available in an exclusive run of just 50 units across three colours, Bright White, Gloss Black and Ceramic Grey.

The Chrysler 300 SRT Pacer is based on the Chrysler 300 SRT Core. Inspired by the Valiant’s black and red horizontal front grille, the Chrysler 300 SRT Pacer features a black and red decal across the lower apron with the classic ‘Pacer’ logo embedded within. There is also a black and red rear bootlid decal.

‘Pacer 392’ badges sit behind the front wheels, referencing the engine’s imperial displacement of 392 cubic inches (metric 6.4 litres). The side panels have sweeping red and black decal stripe along the shoulder of the vehicle.

Under the bonnet, each Chrysler 300 SRT Pacer has an individually numbered build plate. The centre console also has a special edition plaque with build number.


Inside, Pacer enhancements including ‘Pacer 392’ sill trims and ‘Pacer’ labelled front floor mats.

A real tribute to Australia’s celebrated home grown Valiant Pacer, this exclusive run of Chrysler 300 SRT Pacer vehicles is now available for order at Chrysler dealerships from $69,950.


With each vehicle sold, customers will also receive a limited edition framed tribute print and exclusive Pacer keyring. The print features an image of an original Valiant Pacer and the Chrysler 300 SRT Pacer tribute in front of the Chrysler Factory in Adelaide.

Each print includes the individual build plate of the corresponding vehicle.

About Ewan Kennedy

Ewan Kennedy, a long-time car enthusiast, was Technical Research Librarian with the NRMA from 1970 until 1985. He worked part-time as a freelance motoring journalist from 1977 until 1985, when he took a full-time position as Technical Editor with Modern Motor magazine. Late in 1987 he left to set up a full-time business as a freelance motoring journalist. Ewan is an associate member of the Society of Automotive Engineers - International. An economy driving expert, he set the Guinness World Record for the greatest distance travelled in a standard road vehicle on a single fuel fill. He lists his hobbies as stage acting, travelling, boating and reading.
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