1991 MERCEDES BENZ 300GE W463

Three  owner.  Complete survivor and all original.  ****175,500 KMS**** Electronic 4wd with front, center, and rear differentials locks.  2 speed transfer.  Power windows and locks.
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VEHICLE History

This 1991 MB 300GE W463was sold new in Germany and imported to Tenerife in 2003 by its second owner.  The current owner purchased it in 2004 and is its third owner.  Throughout its life it has been garaged and serviced at MB service centers.

 

MOTOR AND TRANSMISSION

The vehicle is powered by a 2.95L inline six cylinder gasoline engine mated to a 4 speed automatic transmission with three electronically locking differentials.    This car has been driven responsibly on and off road and marks 175,500 kms from new or 105,300 miles.

 

INTERIOR

The long wheel base W463 is comfortably upholstered in the original MB grey cloth and featuring zebra wood accent panels.  This all terrain vehicle features all the amenities like ABS and power steering, as well as, four power windows but it does not have air conditioning (yes it can be added).

EXTERIOR

The original exterior Bronze Grey paint shows well with various abrasions and cosmetic impressions.  There is little to no rust on the body or chassis.  It sits on 33 inch BF Goodrich AT tires that show good tread.

TEST DRIVE

Highway and off road test.  Performs well, handles smooth.  A pleasure to drive and comfortable as a passenger.

THE POSITIVES

It is a complete vehicle and not missing any pieces – original tool set and owners manuals.
The vehicle is original in paint, motor and interior.
It is very clean inside and out.
Low KMS with only 175,000 from new.
Garage kept its entire life.
This w463 model has many luxury options.
The motor is strong and sounds good.
The drive is comfortable and correct.

THE NEGATIVES

The original paint shows scratches and chips.
Underneath there was oil present near and above the drive line, not much but enough to note.

ADDITIONAL SPECIFICS

No rust on any doors and no dents.
It looks like this vehicle has been used on off road trails but not abused – scratches but no dents.
The leaf springs, differentials and brush guard have minor surface oxidation.

CONCLUSIONS

Excellent example of a luxury SUV from a simpler era.
Great driver.
Needs nothing.
This Mercedes Benz 300GE, like all Canary Island Rover vehicles, features the steering wheel on the left side like in North America and Mainland Europe.
This Mercedes Benz 300GE  has been sold to a private party in Poland. 
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