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Parkers overall rating: 4 out of 5 4.0
Mercedes-Benz CLK AMG (02-09) - rated 4 out of 5
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PROS

Sublime performance, great sounding engines, handles well, available as a soft top

CONS

Expensive to run, poor fuel economy, rather brash image

PROS

Sublime performance, great sounding engines, handles well, available as a soft top

CONS

Expensive to run, poor fuel economy, rather brash image

Mercedes-Benz CLK AMG rivals

Jaguar
XK R
4.5 out of 5 4.5

Mercedes AMGs are renowned for their immensely powerful engines and the CLK version is no different. Originally fitted with a 5.4-litre V8, later models have a 6.2-litre V8 (actually badged 63) with a whopping 481bhp and a 0-62mph time of just 4.7 seconds. It's as thunderous behind the wheel as it looks on paper, with immense power available in any gear and a superb sound from the sports-tuned exhaust.

It's available as a coupe - or if you want to be flash - a convertible. It's not cheap to buy or run, but if you want a high performance and useable two-door, the CLK is a strong contender.

Mercedes-Benz CLK AMG rivals

Jaguar
XK R
4.5 out of 5 4.5

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