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The Wonderful Winners of the 2012 Concorso d’Eleganza Villa d’Este

As the Concorso d’Eleganza nears its end, the winners have been announced in several categories.

The 2012 Concorso d'Eleganza Villa d'Este is underway in Lake Como, Italy, and the show has brought out some of the best and brightest models throughout the history of automotives. In addition to some spectacular current models, the show has seen the rich history of automobiles on display and today the winners of the show were announced. The Best-Preserved Pre-War Car was the 1935 Avions Voisin C25, owned by Rene Rey. The Best-Preserved Post-War Car was Mark Finburgh's 1969 Porsche 917/K.

The Most Exciting Design award was presented to Paul van Doorne and his 1975 Lamborghini LP 400 Countach. The fantastic 1956 Mercedes-Benz 300 SL Gullwing Coupe owned by Lionel Scotto le Massese took home the award for Most Iconic Car. All of these categories were judged by a jury. The Best in Show award, known as the Coppa d'Oro, was decided by public referendum and was presented to David Cohen for his 1933 Alfa Romeo 6C 1750 GS. Check out all the winners from the 2012 Concorso d'Eleganza Villa d'Este in our gallery below.

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