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In pictures: Paris Motor Show

The Peugeot 908 racing car

A million people will visit the Paris Motor Show this year. The Peugeot 908 model is one of 65 making their debut.

New Jaguar XK R

Jaguar's owners Ford are hoping that the recently launched XK R can help turnaround the legendary carmaker's fortunes.

Audi R8 sports car

The new Audi R8 sports car made its world public debut at the show. Fans can order the 77,000 car from later this year.

Ford's new Mondeo

Ford's new Mondeo range was unveiled in its estate form. The company plans to build up to 200,000 at its plant in Belgium.

The Mercedes Class CL63 AMG

Mercedes chairman Dieter Zetsche introduces the CL63 AMG model. The firm says the luxury coupe is "thrilling to drive".

Renault's new Twingo concept car

Renault boss Carlos Ghosn unveils the firm's new Twingo concept car. Mr Ghosn has been busy holding talks with GM.

Citroen's C-Metisse concept car

Citroen's new C-Metisse concept car boasts striking "gull wing" front and rear doors. It can hit a top speed of 155mph.


Chinese firms are making their presence felt at the event. The Great Wall Motor firm exported 20,000 vehicles last year.

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