Conversion

Mercedes S Class Conversion

You would have thought that the W126 S Class who be car enough for anyone, but a whole industry grew up with the saloons and coupes to make the cars even more exclusive.

Changes included gullwing doors, body stretches, chauffeurs models, colour tv’s, radio phones, cocktail cabinet and computers. More common were body styling packs and engine and drivetrain upgrades.

AMG

AMG was set up in 1967 by ex Mercedes employee Hans-Warner Aufrect and Erhard Melcher. First tuning cars from an old village mill the company grew to be Mercedes conversion specialists. The company not only working on customers cars they built and sold parts and kits worldwide.

For the first seven years the bulk of AMG’s work was based on engine tuning and chassis modifications to improve performance. In later years visual improvements became more common.