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As an engineer, I am naturally drawn towards shiny, complex car parts. So at this year’s Paris Motor Show, I went around to every pavilion and took pictures of beautiful transmission, engine and other car part displays to share with you, Jalopnik’s illustrious readers.

Here we go:

Honda 1.5-liter VTEC Turbo

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Honda 1.0-liter VTEC Turbo

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Altran Split Crankshaft Actuator

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Hyundai 7-Speed DCT

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Hyundai Kappa 1.4 T-GDI

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Hyundai Kappa 1.6L GDI, 6-Speed DCT For HEV

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Crap-Tons Of Aisin Transmissions

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Aisin Electric Rear Drive System (I think?)

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More Aisin Parts (They Make Lots Of Stuff)

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Suzuki Twin-Motor 4WD PHEV Drive System (From The Ground Tourer Concept)

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Volkswagen Passat Plug-In Hybrid Drive System

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Volkswagen e-Golf Electric Drive System

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Audi 2.5 TFSI Inline-5

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Audi 3.0 TFSI V6

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Porsche Boxster S And Cayman S (718) Flat Four

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BMW Turbo, Electric Motor, Lithium-Ion Batteries

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BMW M Twin Power Turbo Inline-Six

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BMW M Twin Power Turbo Eight-Cylinder

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BMW M Twin Power Turbo 12-Cylinder

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Infiniti 2.0-Liter Four-Cylinder Variable Compression Turbo (VC-T)

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Another look:

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Infiniti V6 Twin-Turbo

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Sr. Technical Editor, Jalopnik. Always interested in hearing from auto engineers—email me. Cars: Willys CJ-2A ('48), Jeep J10 ('85), Jeep Cherokee ('79, '91, '92, '00), Jeep Grand Cherokee 5spd ('94).

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