Just when you thought the car kudos season was over and done with until at least late autumn, along comes the Internet Auto Award.
And winner is ... the Mercedes-Benz S-Class.
Yes, Merc's stunning coupe was named best car in Europe by 191,363 online voters from Austria, Belgium, France, Germany, Italy, the Netherlands, Spain and Switzerland.
The award – this is its 12th edition – is handed out by AutoScout24, a Europe-based online vehicle marketplace.
Other category winners:
Fastest: Ferrari LaFerrari
Most economical: Toyota Auris Touring Sports Hybrid
Cheapest: Opel Adam
Best electric car: BMW i8
Special category, Design: Citroën C4 Cactus
Special category, Future: BMW Laser light technology
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