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And the winner is ... Tom Kowalski's '51 Mercury! The 2007 World's Most Beautiful Custom was built by Hot Rods by Dean in Phoenix and features many timeless custom Merc touches: a tasteful chop, DeSoto grille and bumpers, '54 Merc taillights, Buick side trim, and beautiful candy red over bone white paint. There's a hopped-up Flathead under the hood, cream-colored leather inside, and lots of fine detailing throughout. You can find a full feature on the car on the Rod & Custom Web site.