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5 Reasons You Won’t Want to Miss the 20th Annual Michigan International Auto Show

Wednesday, 03 January 2018 08:55
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5 Reasons You Won’t Want to Miss the 20th Annual Michigan International Auto Show

Cars, cars and—you guessed it—more cars! Parked at the DeVos Place, running February 1 – 4, 2018, the Michigan International Auto Show has been the most highly attended annual event in Grand Rapids since it was first held in 1999.

Here are five reasons you won’t want to miss the 20th annual show:

1. You’ll discover what drives you.

With hundreds of cars on display, Michigan international Auto Show is the perfect place to find your next new car. Auto manufacturers from around the world highlight their finest traveling displays—sedans, SUVs, trucks, hybrids, performance vehicles—all in one place. Unlike some other shows, the public is invited to get inside the majority of automobiles on display to see how they compare when it comes to leg room, interior height, dash design, cabin technology, storage and more. It’s the best place to find what works best for you.

2. You can pretend you’re in a James Bond film.

Each year, the show’s Million Dollar Motorway showcases exclusive luxury vehicles. This year’s lineup will feature at least 20 models, each valued at more than $100,000: It is the 20th Annual Michigan International Auto Show, after all. Here is an opportunity to get up close to these high-performance cars from Aston Martin, Bentley, Ferrari, Lamborghini, Maserati, McLaren, Rolls Royce and more.

3. You’ll find the best vintage vehicles.

The Gilmore Car Museum has presented automobiles at the Michigan International Auto Show since 2004. This year, the museum presents Autos on the Eights, showcasing some of the greatest automobiles and automotive innovations spanning the past 100 years of transportation history.

4. You can pick your next drag racing vehicle.

Great American Muscle Cars will be on display—including the 2018 Dodge Challenger RT 392 Scat Pack Shaker ($51,355), 2018 Shelby Super Snake Mustang ($92,000-plus) and 2018 CM3 Chevrolet Camaro Z28 ($73,000). You don’t have to drag race, but these cars will definitely give you street cred for your commute.

5. You’ll save lives.

Explore the exhibit floor while enjoying cocktails, an exquisite strolling dinner and live entertainment during the Charity Spectacular on Wednesday, January 31, from 6 to 9:30 p.m. You get an exclusive preview of the show and an up-close reveal of the Million Dollar Motorway, and the proceeds from the event help provide lifesaving and innovative care at Helen DeVos Children’s Hospital. Tickets are $150 and may be purchased here.

The 20th Annual Michigan International Auto Show is the greatest opportunity to find your next new car, marvel at famed cruisers and have fun! Tickets are $12 for adults, $5 for children ages 6 – 14, and free for children 5 and under. Click here to purchase tickets and find dates and times for admission.

 

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