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One of the most impressive historic car shows in the world also plays host to its share of new, exotic cars. We spent last Sunday at the 2012 Pebble Beach Concours d'Elegance.
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CNET Car Tech takes a look at some of the most expensive new cars in the world at the Pebble Beach Concours d'Elegance.
The Pebble Beach Concours d'Elegance is known for hosting some of the best restored historic cars in the world. But it also attracts quite a few new, and very expensive cars. We perused a few that were on display.