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New owner.....is my car AMG?

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I just bought a used 2000 slk230, it has AMG wheels and tailpipe says AMG .....is it an AMG?
How else do you tell?
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By the signature of the man who assembled the engine.
On an AMG plaque on the top of the engine.
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only the r170 slk 32 is an AMG, hand made engine in addition to the r171 SLK 55 AMG and the R172 SLK 55 and SLC 43

everything else has bits and pieces like AMG performance packages or side molding so MB can make extra money
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I'm not aware of any 230 AMGs but I stand to be corrected on that.
A lot of owners add AMG upgrades and some models are sold with AMG specs.

Usually turns into a hot topic

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according to your data card (As Maury would say) It is not an AMG !!
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what you have is and SLK230 with some amg part modifications. As Jbanks has stated. The only R170 that is a true AMG is the SLK32. 🙂
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Thanks all for the clarification......

All the best!
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