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Latest model: Mercedes-Benz CLK DTM AMG Cabriolet 2006
Mercedes-Benz CLK DTM AMG Cabriolet 2006Mika Häkkinen extends his fleet: The Amg-mercedes DTM driver drives a make new Mercedes-Benz CLK DTM AMG Cabriolet. After changing from the open Formula 1 racing vehicle to the closed DTM saloon, the Mercedes-Benz CLK DTM AMG Cabriolet is exactly the right vehicle for quick trips around my home town Monte Carlo, or along the winding roads in the surrounding Maritime Alps explained the Formula 1 World Champion of 1998 and 1999. Apart from Mika Häkkinen the Mclaren Mercedes Formula 1 driver Juan Pablo Montoya has also chosen a Mercedes-Benz CLK DTM AMG Cabriolet; his team colleague Kimi Raikkönen has driven a Mercedes-Benz CLK DTM AMG Coupé since 2005.



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High tech derived from motorsport, racetrack handling dynamics, eye-catching layout and utmost exclusivity - the new Mercedes-Benz CLK DTM AMG Cabriolet is not only the choice of prominent sportsmen, but also makes the hearts of other automobile enthusiasts beat faster. With its 428 Kw/582 hp comprehensive AMG 5. 5-litre V8 compressor motor, the newly designed AMG sports suspension, optionally available sports tyres and aerodynamics optimised in the wind tunnel the Mercedes-Benz CLK DTM AMG Cabriolet, which is in a limited edition of 100, provides a superlative performance: The AMG high-performance sports vehicle accelerates in only 4. 0seconds from zero to 100 km/h, the highest speed is 300 km/h (electronically limited). This means that the new AMG high-performance vehicle is the fastest open-top four-seater in the world.

The high demand for the Mercedes-Benz CLK DTM AMG Coupé, which was also in a limited edition of 100 and was quickly sold out, was the initial inspiration during the planning of the high-performance AMG Cabriolet. During development another model was also the most successful vehicle in the German Touring Vehicle Masters, namely the racing version of the Mercedes-Benz CLK with which Bernd Schneider became champion in the 2003 season. The equipment of the Mercedes-Benz CLK DTM AMG Cabriolet is also orientated on the racetrack: AMG sports bucket seatings with Leather/alcantara upholstery ensure optimal lateral support: The oval AMG racing helm with suede covering and the AMG instrument cluster with 360 km/h speedometer scale lend the dashboard an unmistakable motorsport touch.

Alone the look layout of the new Mercedes-Benz CLK DTM AMG Cabriolet shows the highest performance at the level of thoroughbred racing vehicles and attests to the transfer of top-class technology from motorsport: the deep-drawn front apron with big air inlets, striking wheel arch flaring, 19 and 20-inch AMG light-alloy wheels and the back end in diffusor-look are reminiscent of the successful CLK racing touring vehicles from the German Touring Masters. Numerous body elements are made of the high-strength and particularly light carbon fibre composite fabric CRP, i.e. the bonnet, doors, front wings, back wheel arches flaring, the front and back aprons as well as the back aerofoil.