The rarest 22-year-old Mercedes-Benz is being sold for the price of an airplane

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The rare Mercedes-Benz CLK-GTR 2000 is for sale in Frankfurt. The price of the supercar is impressive – 11.1 million euros. The ad is posted on the German website mobile.de.

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The supercar accelerates to 344 km/h
Photo: from the website mobile.de

Such a sky-high cost is explained by the exclusivity of the model. From 1998-to 2000, only 26 Mercedes-Benz CLK-GTR were produced, and then only so that he could race (the rules then required the availability of a production version for racing cars). By the way, in 1998 Mercedes-Benz CLK-GTR won the World Championship in the FIA GT class.

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The interior is finished with leather and Alcantara
Photo: from the website mobile.de

In fact, a racing car is adapted to public roads. They added leather and Alcantara interior trim, sound insulation, air conditioning, and an audio system. There were additional lighting fixtures and road tires. The new CLK-GTR cost $1.5 million and was the most expensive car of its time.

The Mercedes-Benz CLK-GTR mid-engined supercar is equipped with a huge 6.9-liter V12 with 612 hp and a 6-speed sequential gearbox, It accelerates to 100 km/h in 3.8 seconds and develops 344 km/h. It is still the fastest production Mercedes-Benz.

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The huge 6.9-liter V12 develops 612 hp
Photo: from the website mobile.de

This particular car is one of the last released. For 22 years, its mileage was only 12,300 km.