Car buffs won’t be disappointed and will certainly get their fill of eye candy at the 105th edition of the Chicago Auto Show.
The largest auto show in North America, which first made its debut in 1901, runs Feb. 9-18 at McCormick Place, 2301 S. Lake Shore Drive.
Produced by the Chicago Automobile Association (CATA) – he country’s oldest metropolitan dealer organization – the show boasts more than 1 million square feet of the McCormick Place complex.
Your soon-to-be -launched Motoring publication wants to put you in the driver’s seat, giving you a one-stop shopping “vehicle.” Motoring – your local auto source – wants you to be part of history.
Look for the details in your community newspapers – the Joliet Bugle, Shorewood Sentinel and The Plainfield Enterprise.
Local dealers served by our publications will be well represented at the Auto Show, so make sure you drop in say hello.
Nearly 1,000 different vehicles will be on display, along with accessories and auto-related exhibits, antique and collector cars.
America’s sports car is sure to attract a lot of attention at the show. This year marks the 60th anniversary of the Chevrolet Corvette. Check out the powerful 427 Convertible and beautiful 2014 Corvette Stingray. Be among the first to see the visually stunning ‘14 and its sculpted lines. The 7th generation sports car goes further than ever, thanks to today’s advancements in design, technology and engineering.
There will be a host of concept cars,
hybrids, electrics and crossovers.
Manufacturers take consumers’ wants and needs into consideration when developing concept models. The trend to provide environmentally sound vehicles has been a theme throughout these designs. Many of these vehicles are feature hybrid powertrains or are electric vehicles. Others highlight the use of renewable materials or energy-saving technology.
The show runs Feb. 9-17: 10 a.m. to 10 p.m. and Feb. 18 from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. Tickets are available at McCormick Place ticket booths or online at www.tickets.drivechicago.com.
Written by Mark Pavilons