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Old 11-19-07, 02:18 AM   #1
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Thx to 1SICKLEX who first posted this in Car Chat:

http://www.clublexus.com/forums/car-chat/319114-the-world-s-most-beautiful-automobile-awards-ls-won.html

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The fifteenth edition of the "L’Automobile più bella del mondo" (The world’s most beautiful Automobile) awards took place this week-end at the "Sforzesco " Castle in Milan. Mission: choosing the world’s most beautiful car. And even if we do not agree with all the choices, here there are!

The international jury was formed of: artists Kenneth Noland and Emilio Rodríguez Larraín, architects Claudio Bellini and Enrico Leonardo Fagone, designers Bruno Sacco, historian Lionello Puppi, Antoine Prunet, director of "Car & Design" Fulvio Cinti, director of "Car and Driver China" Xu Qun and journalist tester Alessandro Giudice.

And the winners are:

Citycar and small car: Fiat 500 - 18 points followed by Mazda2, 5 points;

Medium sedan, 2 volumes: Fiat Bravo, 15 points followed by Peugeot 308, 9 points;

Medium Sedan, 3 volume: Mercedes C-Class, 14 points followed by Audi A4, 11 points;

Limousine: Lexus LS 600h, 11 points followed by Lexus LS 460, 6 points;
Coupe: Audi A5, 13 points followed by BMW 1-Series Coupe, 6 points;
Convertible and Spider: Opel GT, 11 points, followed by BMW 3-Series Convertible 9 points;

Sports car: Aston Martin DBS, 10 points followed by Maserati GranTurismo, 7 points;

Station wagon: Mercedes C-Class SW, 12 points followed by Volvo V70, 6 points

Crossover: Volkswagen Tiguan, 8 points, followed by Nissan Qashqai, 7 points;
Special Edition: Lamborghini Reventón, 14 points;

Concept car: Renault Laguna Coupe Concept, 12 points followed by Volvo XC60, 5 points;
Source: Internal

- Museum Srl, Virtual Car
http://www.motorauthority.com/news/n...%99-announced/

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1. Lexus LS 600h
2. Lexus LS 460
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For comparison, 2006 Limousine winner was:

1. Bentley Continental GTC
2. Bentley Azure

A book is published each year featuring the vehicles as well.
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