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The KTM X-BOW 7.25 research prototype, designed by (Credit: AP Photo Francois Mori)

The KTM X-BOW 7.25 research prototype, designed by Kiska, is seen at the concept cars exhibition within the 28th International Automobile Festival in Paris. The X-BOW 7.25 offers improved performance, with a lap on the Nurburgring timed at 7 minutes 25 seconds. (Jan. 30, 2013)

2013 French Automobile Festival concept cars

The 28th International Automobile Festival is a two month long celebration of automobiles in France. A separate concept car exhibition opened Jan. 30, 2013. Here are some of the most impressive prototypes on display.

A Vintech p550 Tribute car is on display
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A Vintech p550 Tribute car is on display in the concept cars exhibition within the 28th International Automobile Festival in Paris. (Jan. 29, 2013)

The 28th International Automobile Festival in Paris features
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The 28th International Automobile Festival in Paris features this "Tribute to Hagakure" 1000cc Buell engined motorcycle in the festival's concept cars exhibition. (Jan. 29, 2013)

The Renault Alpine A110-50 concept car, inspired by
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The Renault Alpine A110-50 concept car, inspired by the 1962 Alpine A110, at left background, is at the concept cars exhibition within the 28th International Automobile Festival in Paris. (Jan. 30, 2013)

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The 1962 Renault Alpine A110, left, is displayed
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The 1962 Renault Alpine A110, left, is displayed next to the new Renault A110 50-year anniversary concept car at the 28th International Automobile Festival in Paris. (Jan. 30, 2013)

The back of the Renault Alpine A110-50 concept
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The back of the Renault Alpine A110-50 concept car, inspired by the 1962 Alpine A110, is seen at the concept cars exhibition within the 28th International Automobile Festival in Paris. (Jan. 30, 2013)

The front of
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The front of "Lady Jag" by Florent Poujade, a sculpture designed with the body of a legendary 1964 MK2 Jaguar, is seen at the concept cars exhibition within the 28th International Automobile Festival in Paris. The piece received the 2013 Art Grand Prize. (Jan. 30, 2013)

At the 28th International Automobile Festival in Paris,the
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At the 28th International Automobile Festival in Paris,the interior to "Lady Jag" by Florent Poujade, a sculpture designed within the body of a legendary 1964 MK2 Jaguar, is seen at the concept cars exhibition. (Jan. 30, 2013)

The front of the Alfa Romeo '2012 Disco
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The front of the Alfa Romeo '2012 Disco Volante', inspired by the 60-year-old C52 'Disco Volante' prototype Touring Superleggera, is seen at the concept cars exhibition within the 28th International Automobile Festival in Paris. (Jan. 30, 2013)

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The back of the Alfa Romeo '2012 Disco
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The back of the Alfa Romeo '2012 Disco Volante', inspired by the 60-year-old C52 'Disco Volante' prototype Touring Superleggera, is seen at the concept cars exhibition within the 28th International Automobile Festival in Paris. (Jan. 30, 2013)

The KTM X-BOW 7.25 research prototype, designed by
(Credit: AP Photo Francois Mori)

The KTM X-BOW 7.25 research prototype, designed by Kiska, is seen at the concept cars exhibition within the 28th International Automobile Festival in Paris. The X-BOW 7.25 offers improved performance, with a lap on the Nurburgring timed at 7 minutes 25 seconds. (Jan. 30, 2013)

The back of the KTM X-BOW 7.25 research
(Credit: AP)

The back of the KTM X-BOW 7.25 research prototype, designed by Kiska, is seen at the concept cars exhibition at the 28th International Automobile Festival in Paris. (Jan. 30, 2013)

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