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A Merceds Inspiderd by the Porsche 911 GT1

A V-12 engine with 720 bhp, 7.3-liter dual overhead cam naturally aspirated, six-speed sequential manual gearbox with paddle-shift operation, a carbon fiber bodywork, a design somehow inspired by the competitor Porsche 911 GT1, some design elements from the Mercedes-Benz CLK. The Mercedes-Benz CLK GTR (W297) was a sports and race car produced by Mercedes-AMG, for racing in the new FIA GT Championship series in 1997, designed primarily as a race car, with the road cars necessary in order to meet homologation standards. Entered into the 1997 FIA GT Championship season just 128 days after the intial design the car won several races allowing Mercedes to secure the team championship as well as the drivers championship. Credits: Patrick Ernzen - Courtesy of RM Sotheby's


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