Brabus CLK 500 

  • 2002
  • 426 HP 6.1L
  • 189 mph
The Brabus front spoiler lends the CLK a more striking appearance and improves aerodynamic lift at high speeds.
The rear valance features a custom-tailored cutout for the sport exhaust with two chrome-plated tailpipes.

Road Tests Real world tests of the Brabus CLK 500


CLK 500
4.6 s
Venom GT
2.5 s
2.7 s

Top speed

CLK 500
189 mph
Venom GT
270 mph
Agera R
260 mph

Data points Key details of the Brabus CLK 500


CLK 500
426 HP
Venom GT
1,200 HP
Agera R
1,115 HP


CLK 500
458 ft-lb
922 ft-lb
Agera R
888 ft-lb

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Brabus CLK 500
The sport exhaust with high-performance catalysts also contributes to the impressive power output as do reprogrammed engine electronics.
The 6.1 liter increased-displacement engine turns the CLK 500 into a purebred sportscar.

Specifications Full list of technical specs


Brand Brabus
Year 2002

power & handling

Power-to-weight ratio 8.59 lb/hp
Maximum hp 426 HP @ 6,000 RPM
Maximum torque 458 ft-lb @ 4,100 RPM
Steering system Rack and pinion


Displacement 6,100 cc
Cylinders V8
Air compressor None
Fuels Gas
Valvetrain Single overhead camshaft (SOHC)
Valves per cylinder 3 valves

road tests

Top speed 189 mph
0-60mph 4.6 s


Drivetrain RWD
Gearing Traditional
# of gears 5 gears

suspension, wheels & brakes

Front brakes Disc
Rear brakes Disc
Front wheels 483/? 216
Rear wheels 483/? 254

physical dimensions

Curb weight 3,660 lb
Width 68.5 in
Height 55.6 in
Length 182.6 in
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