The CLK GTR was designed to take the fight to McLaren and their F1 GTR’s, and dominate in GT1 spec in both Le Mans and FIA racing trims. Out of the 22 races it competed it, the CLK GTR won 17, took pole 17 times, and won two Team and Drivers Championships. It was a brutal car, and was nigh unbeatable.
Coming up for auction at next month’s Bonhams sale at the Goodwood Festival of Speed, this 1999 Mercedes CLK GTR roadster could be yours for an estimated $2.2-$2.8 million dollars— which is a heck of a steal for a car that’s essentially a road going racecar that only has 4 miles (!) on the odometer. Plus, you get a version of the Pagani Zonda’s glorious sounding V12 engine. How could you go wrong with that? Just to give you an idea of how it sounds…