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Paris France - The Paris Motor Show was a reasonably quiet affair for Volvo. Indeed, the stand looked like it could use another six cars to fill it out. What gives? Well, for the Premier Automotive Group (PAG) which includes European brands Jaguar, Aston Martin and Volvo, the most important launch here was the new Jaguar XJ sedan. And as Volvo shared the same hall with Jaguar, I imagine the PAG brass put the word out that Volvo should keep the noise down. So as not to detract attention from the new Jag and all…

Still, there was loads of excitement at the Volvo stand as the European horsepower wars are getting even hotter. Here, the headline grabbers were the S60 R and V70 R, both with a towering 300bhp to their names courtesy of Volvo's trademark turbo-charged five-cylinder powerplant.

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