1999 Mercedes CLK GTR goes for $1.1 million

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The 1999 Mercedes CLK GTR racecar was originally built so that the automaker could compete in a new race series. Among the rules: Automakers needed to build at least 25 production versions of the racing vehicles.

This one was the first of those production cars and I had the opportunity to spend some time with it.

For more on the sale at Pebble Beach, visit CNNMoney.

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Abigail Bassett is the Executive Editor at CNTRL MEDIA, LLC. She is also a freelance content creator and curator whose work has appeared in publications like Forbes, Fortune, Automobile, Motor Trend, Money Magazine and on CNN. Her passion is telling unique stories using a variety of media and taking the visitor places that they have never been–whether it’s into the cockpit of a rare supercar, inside an exclusive home or hotel, or behind the scenes of a fashionable event. She is also a Yoga Alliance Registered 200-hour yoga teacher. She teaches at a number of public, private, and corporate venues, around Los Angeles, CA.

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