Hello, this page was first published on our website in late 2000
(remember the Millennium bug) and by todays
standard the pictures are terrible, but as
an interesting record of history we have left this page on our
site. The car in question is still owned by us and is displayed are
various Mercedes-Benz club events.
AMG 300CE 3.4
This a rare AMG version of Mercedes-Benz's classic 300CE coupe. This
example is number 11 of a reported 25 made. These coupes were only made
in LHD format. We have had the chassis number confirmed by AMG that it is
the real thing.
These highly modified versions of the 300CE were made well before AMG was
brought out by Mercedes-Benz but still reflect the same high level of
excellence that has been achieved with the current AMG products that you
can now purchase from a Benz dealer.
The engine is a specially modified version of the M104 6 cylinder 24
valve engine. Amongst the modifications, it has been bored to 3.4lts and
has custom camshafts and pistons. The engine produces 200kw of power at
Transmission is a 5 speed manual, with a custom twin mass clutch. Extra
heavy duty drive shaft with ASD (Hydraulic Diff Lock) diff. The power is
put down on the road by 17" AMG "Hammer" alloys. Tyre size is 235/45ZR17.
These sit under the special modified body work that was done at the AMG
factory. Apart from the flared guards there is also a custom front
spoiler with integrated fog lamps, side skirts and rear spoiler.
Interior has all the normal comforts you would expect from
Mercedes-Benz. Electric windows, Sunroof, Climate control, Drivers air
bag, etc. Trim is dark grey cloth, with Zebrano timber trim and black
carpet. All in perfect condition. The vehicle has travelled only
This example was built in 1991 and sold to a German business man who
moved to Australia on a temporary basis in 1992. It was driven here in
Australia on the German number plates as he was intending to take it back
to Germany with him. As you can see from the number plates it was
originally registered in Stuttgart. He went bankrupt and the car was
seized by the liquidators in 1995. Since then it has travelled less than