The Mercedes CLK GTR Is Incredibly Absurd And Gorgeous In Paris

One of the best things about Le Mans-style endurance racing of years past was the homologation requirement. Specifically, under the (lightly followed) rules, at least 25 road-going versions of your race car had to be made. And what made for great race cars often made for ridiculous – and beautiful – road cars. » 12/26/14 4:30pm 12/26/14 4:30pm

Why Won’t Anyone Buy This $1.4 Million Mercedes CLK GTR?

We last saw this über-Benz for sale back in February, its 7.3 liter V12 having covered 1,492 miles. Well, it hasn't gone any further since then. What, nobody wants a $1.4 million, 234 mph road-going racecar? » 8/24/12 12:30pm 8/24/12 12:30pm

CLK GTR Is The Ultra-Rare Super Car Mercedes Had To Build

Mercedes didn't exactly have road use in mind when they designed the CLK GTR for the recently introduced FIA GT Championship, but in order to meet homologation standards for the series 25 cars were built for the street. » 2/12/12 11:00am 2/12/12 11:00am

You Had Me At CLK-GTR

The Mercedes CLK-GTR is a hand-built, V12-powered track-munching monster sold to the public because they had to, not necessarily because they wanted to. In 1998, you'd pay $1.55 million for it and say thanks. [Hoopties via BZR] » 7/23/10 5:15pm 7/23/10 5:15pm