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 A 1937 Mercedes-Benz 540 K Sport Cabriolet A was selected as Best of Show at the second annual Arizona Concours d’Elegance, held Sunday, January 11, at the Arizona Biltmore Resort. Owned by Thomas Taffet of Chatsworth, California, the Mercedes, which also topped the European Classic group, was entered by the Mercedes-Benz Classic Center.

Several select class and special award winners included:

Pre-1915 Antique: 1903 Pope-Hartford Model B, John Konwiser, Scottsdale, AZ

Pre-war sports and racing: 1932 MG F1 Magna, Malcolm and Barbara Appleton, Waitsfield, VT

Post-war American-powered sports cars: 1952 Cunningham C-3 convertible, Rich and Karen Atwell, Phoenix, AZ

Post-war American Racecars: 1959 Watson “Simoniz Special” Indy roadster, Larry and Jan Pfitzenmaier, Sonoita, AZ

Post-war European sports cars: 1962 Jaguar E-type OTS, Randall Smalley, Paradise Valley, AZ

American Classic Open: 1933 Packard 1005 convertible coupe, Aaron and Valeria Weiss, San Marino, CA

Post-war European Racecars: 1956 Ferrari 500 Testarossa, Linda and Bill Pope, Scottsdale, AZ

Preservation: 1965 Ferrari 275 GTB, Terry Maxon, Glendale. AZ

Avant-Garde: 1949 Volkswagen Hebmuller cabriolet, Ron Clarke, Paradise Valley, AZ

Exotic: 1967 Ferrari 330 GTS, Philippe and Francoise Reyns, Chandler, AZ

Pierce-Arrow: 1916 Model 48, Clive Cussler, Paradise Valley, AZ

Ghia: 1952 Fiat 8V Supersonic, David Sydorick Beverly Hills, CA