AUTOS: Paris Models

Under the glass dome of Paris' Grand Palais last week, 830 auto and equipment makers gathered for the 46th Paris Automobile Salon, Europe's most important auto show. So eager were Frenchmen to see the new cars that Paris hotels were booked solid weeks in advance. What they saw were cars ranging from Italy's tiny $1,070 Vespa Deluxe to Rolls-Royce's most expensive model, the $26,000 Phantom V, designed for "important guests and executives," with a TV set, figured French walnut woodwork and air conditioning that adjusts automatically. There was also a multifuel engine,...

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