The Mercedes-Benz CLK 500 was the top model of the Mercedes-Benz CLK series between 2002 and 2009.

In 2006, it received a 5.5L V8 engine with 383 bhp. In 2009, the CLK 500 was replaced by the E 500 Coupe.


Need for Speed: Most Wanted

The CLK 500 appears in Need for Speed: Most Wanted with a $75,000 price tag and is unlocked upon beating Blacklist racer #8 - Jewels.

Due to its heavy weight, it suffers from understeer through corners but is suitable for ramming police vehicles in pursuits. Other advantages of the car are a high top speed and quick acceleration.


Kira "Kaze" Nakazato (Blacklist racer #7) drives a modified CLK 500 with a unique livery of a snake wrapped around a cherry blossom tree branch. Her car can be obtained from a pink slip marker after defeating her.

Need for Speed: Carbon

The CLK 500 appears in Need for Speed: Carbon as an tier 1 exotic vehicle with a $45,000 price tag.

It has worse handling than other exotics, but makes up for it with a high top speed and better acceleration. Despite being a tier 1 car, it is capable of going over 200 mph (322 km/h) when fully upgraded and is also effective in pursuits due to its weight.

Need for Speed: Undercover

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The CLK 500 appears in the PlayStation 2 and Wii releases of Need for Speed: Undercover with a price tag of $42,000. It can be unlocked through career mode progression.

Goons working for Chau Wu will drive a white CLK 500.

Need for Speed: Edge

The CLK 500 2004 appears in Need for Speed: Edge.


  • The CLK 500 appears in all games as a US-spec model.
  • Sal, who works as a scout for the player's crew, will drive a CLK 500 as his tier 1 car if the player chooses the Alfa Romeo Brera as their starter car.



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