In the series of the Mercedes-Benz CLK were from 1997 to 2009 Coupe 's and Convertible 's made from the middle class, all of which were based on the C-Class Untertürkheimer. The model identification was based on the words CLK Coupe lightweight compact and described the characteristics of the car. A total of 2 series were built by Mercedes-Benz CLK, which particularly is already considered the convertible as a classic. The engine range for the Mercedes-Benz CLK was wide-extra wide and gave the 4-cylinder diesel engine to its 55-AMG engine with 367 hp and the performance of a sports car all from, what was relevant when buying a new car and this way could combine many target groups in the Mercedes-Benz CLK class. Likewise, such as headlights, additional airbags, EBD, navigation and more could the standard features of the Mercedes-Benz CLK for many useful elements are enriched, which in addition to the active safety and comfort of the Mercedes-Benz CLK Class raised and allowed maximum ease in coupe and convertible.