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The Mercedes-Benz CLK GTR is a racing car developed by the performance and motorsports Mercedes-AMG division. Mercedes-Benz only created 25 road going examples were made between 1998-1999. It retains the instrumentation, front design and four headlamps from the standard production CLK.

The CLK GTR competed in the 1997 FIA GT championship season, which necessitated production of a derivate road model. The racing model was replaced by the V8 powered CLK LM in 1998.[3]

Need for Speed III: Hot Pursuit

The CLK GTR appears in Need for Speed III: Hot Pursuit as a Class A car. It is unlocked after beating the Tournament mode in Expert difficulty, but cannot be used in Hot Pursuit mode.

The CLK-GTR is one of the fastest cars in the game due to its well-rounded performance comprising of precise handling, strong acceleration, and a high top speed.

Need for Speed: High Stakes

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The CLK-GTR appears in Need for Speed: High Stakes as a Class AAA car. It cannot be used in Hot Pursuit mode.

It has similar performance traits as it has in Need for Speed III: Hot Pursuit. It can hit a higher top speed than the McLaren F1 GTR at the expense of slower cornering speeds.

Need for Speed: Hot Pursuit 2

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In the PlayStation 2 release of Need for Speed: Hot Pursuit 2, the CLK-GTR is unlocked upon completing a clean eight lap race in Single Race mode in Advanced difficulty. In all other releases, it is unlocked upon accumulating 85,000 NFS Points.

Special Variants

The NFS Edition is an upgraded variant with a custom paint job. It is unlocked upon accumulating 4,500,00 NFS Points in the PlayStation 2 release, and 170,000 NFS Points in all other releases.

Trivia

  • The CLK-GTR is featured with the appearance of the road model in the GameCube, PC, and Xbox releases of Need for Speed: Hot Pursuit 2.

Gallery

References

  1. Car Showcase Stats (Need for Speed III: Hot Pursuit)
  2. Car Description (Need for Speed: Hot Pursuit 2)
  3. Web Link: Cars of Supercar’s Past: The Mercedes-Benz CLK-GTR

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