The Mercedes-Benz CLK 500 was the top model of the Mercedes-Benz CLK series between 2002 and 2009.
In 2006, it received a 5.5L V8 engine with 383 bhp. In 2009, the CLK 500 was replaced by the E 500 Coupe.
Need for Speed: Most Wanted
Due to its heavy weight, the CLK 500 suffers from understeer in corners but is suitable for ramming police vehicles in pursuits. Other advantages of the car are top speed and acceleration.
Need for Speed: Carbon
The CLK 500 appears as an unlocked Tier 1 Exotic class vehicle with a $45,000 price tag in Need for Speed: Carbon.
The car reuses its driving traits from Most Wanted. It has worse handling than the Alfa Romeo Brera, which is made up by a high top speed. Despite being a Tier 1 car, it is capable of going over 200 mph (322 km/h) when fully upgraded.
Need for Speed: Undercover
The CLK 500 appears in the PlayStation 2 and Nintendo Wii releases of Need for Speed: Undercover with a price tag of $42,000. It can be unlocked through career mode progression.
- The CLK 500 appears in any title as a US-spec model.
- Blacklist Racer #7 Kaze, drives a modified CLK 500 with a snake vinyl.
- Sal, who works as a Scout for the player's crew, will drive a CLK 500 as his Tier 1 car, if the player has chosen the Alfa Romeo Brera as their starter car.
|Mercedes-Benz CL (Model Range)|
|CLK-GTR • CL 55 AMG • CLK 500 • CLS 63 AMG|