There were 3,811 Chrysler 300''s built in 1979 for US sales.
All were Spinnaker White with red leather interior.
A74 code 1979 300''s was an option for the Cordoba platform
with the E58 HiPo 360 cu. in. engine,
non lockup 727 torqueflite transmission and
9 1/4 in. rear differential.
A74 code included heavy duty suspension,
front and rear oversized sway bars,
HD Monroe shocks, full dual exhaust.
Exterior trim includes a 300 styled cross bar grill,
300 badges in the taillights, front header trim,
300 script in opera windows,
special white bumper rub strip inserts,
front fender louvers and special tape stripe.
Interior 300 option include engine turned applique treatment
on the dash panels and console insert,
300 badges on the door panels,
"Three Hundred" red, white and blue plaque on the passenger
side dash panel along with full gauges including a 7000 rpm tach.