MercedesBenz CLK GTR Roadster

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Mercedes-Benz CLK GTR

2002 Mercedes-Benz CLK GTR Roadster


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After producing only 20 of the 25 CLK GTR HWA decided to build the remaining as roadsters. Unlike the Coupe, have a rear wing by normal stanchions and built up with intake scoops. was specially built for an individual and had a huge list of standard including air conditioning and a luggage

The company behind the GTR Roadster is HWA and they have a long developing Mercedes-Benz race Since 1967, HWA have producing cars such as the CLK DTM cars and other one-of Naturally, HWA also worked AMG on many of these projects.

Back in 1999, DaimlerChrysler AMG, renaming it to Mercedes AMG In doing so they effectively HWA from AMG developments. This the 170-employee firm with over its products and let the company the stunning CLK GTR Roadster.

In November of the very first road-going CLK GTR was to homologate the GT1 racecar. GTRs in every round of the 1997 FIA GT against the Porsche GT1 and McLaren F1. Bernd Schneider and Klaus took many victories and the factory team win the FIA’s in 1997 and 1998. Riding on success, HWA decided to sell a variant and limited production to 25

While the front end of the GTR had a resemblance to the CLK saloon it was named after, the GTR was new. The road cars mimicked the racecars almost from the outside, but featured forgiving suspension, a lush and an integrated wing.

The technology to beat the competition on the track is into the CLK GTR. The basis of the car is a carbon fiber and aluminum monocoque. Protection for the occupants is by an integrated steel roll with rigid crash-impact The suspension is all inboard, like the car and the ride-height is adjustable. The entire is made from carbon

Powering the GTR was the M120 V12 based off the It displaced 6.9 liters and produced 600bhp. Mated to the monocoque tub and gearbox, the engine was a stressed of the chassis. A six-speed sequential-manual is fitted to the power plant gear change by buttons on the wheel. Some customers had car ordered or upgraded with the 7.3 engine.

Inside the car was very appointed with a bespoke cluster, a leather clad wheel with integrated air conditioning, an audio system, pedals, four point belts and luggage pods set of seven suitcases.

Mercedes-Benz CLK GTR

Limited Edition No. 1-First CLK GTR produced and used to promote the four. Completed in 2003 chassis number WDB2973971Y000037. silver with dark leather interior. Offered by Car Collection in Switzerland for many at $1,200,000USD or €850,000.

Limited No. 2-Completed in Silver with upholstery chassis WDB2973971Y000032. example ordered in right drive. Original price tag was Sold at RM Auctions’ 2009 of London sale for ВЈ616,000 USD)

Limited Edition No. by Mark Johnston to promote his Mercedes-Benz dealership. During a test drive the engine oil came on and the transmission only 10 blocks. Threatened to sue Mercedes-Benz and HWA for the of the car.

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2006 CLK GTR Roadster Limited Edition No. 2 sold for €693,000 The example here is number 2 in the series as confirmed by official HWA documentation, is the right hand drive CLK GTR Its colour combination is striking and like its coupé sibling, the car is brand new; it was completed in 2006 for a prominent collector, has just 34 delivery kms from new and has been road registered. The documentation further confirms car cost . more

Gallery: 2009 RM Auctions’ of London

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