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Oc­to­ber’s Paris Mo­tor Show filled a hall with around 60 clas­sic road and com­pe­ti­tion cars un­der the theme ‘Routes Mythiques,’ with an em­pha­sis on French fare.

High­lights in­cluded the 1899 La Ja­mais Con­tente elec­tric speed record car, the 1954 gas-tur­bine Re­nault Étoile Fi­lante (above), the 1978 Le Mans-win­ning Alpiner­e­nault A442B, the 1988 Pikes Peak Peu­geot 405 T16 Coupé, plus the un­likely 1981 Paris-dakar Rolls-royce Cor­niche coupé.

Road­go­ing clas­sics in­cluded a rare Ar­gen­tinian Ika-re­nault Torino coupé and a 1950s Simca Vedette tow­ing a CMC car­a­van.

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