You can be among the first to see what’s new in the automotive world at the Chicago Auto Show. The annual Chicago Auto Show, the largest auto show in North America will be held at McCormick Place on Friday, February 9 through Sunday, February 18, 2007.
The Chicago Auto Show was first staged in 1901. The Chicago Auto Show it the largest auto show in North America. It has been held more times that any other auto exposition on the continent. 2007 is the 99th edition of the auto show. The 2007 Auto Show is the 99th show held in Chicago.
McCormick Place will be filled with an awe inspiring array of new automobile models, proudly displayed by their manufacturers. This is an excellent place to get information about just about every new car available. You can compare the models in one place, and dream about the ideal car for you.
Multiple world and North American auto introductions will take place at the nation’s largest auto show, held at McCormick Place. On display will be a complete range of domestic and imported passenger of cars, trucks, sport utility vehicles, experimental and concept cars. There will be nearly 1,000 different vehicles displays. Also on display will be numerous accessories, auto related exhibits, competition vehicles, project, antique and collector cars.
The large show displays the latest models from the vehicle manufacturers from around the world including: Acura, Audi, Bentley, BMW, Buick, Cadillac, Chevrolet, Chrysler, Dodge, Ferrari, Ford, GMC, Honda, Mummer, Hyundai, Infiniti, International Truck, Isuzu, Jaguar, Jeep, Kia, Lamborghini, Land Rover, Lexus, Lincoln, Lotus, Maserati, Maybach, Mazda, Mercedes-Benz, Mercury, Mini, Mitsubishi, Nissan, Pontiac, Porsche, Rolls-Royce, Saab, Saturn, Scion, Subaru, Suzuki, Toyota, Volkswagen and Volvo.
Be among the first to see exciting production debuts of: BMW 2008 5 Series, BMW 3 Series Convertible, BMW Hydrogen 7, Buick Enclave, Cadillac 2008 CTS, Chevrolet HHR Panel, Chevrolet 2008 Malibu. Chevrolet HHR Premiere Edition, Chevrolet Impala SS Race car, Chrysler 2008 Sebring convertible, Chrysler 2008 Town & Country, Dodge 2008 Grand Caravan, Dodge 2008 Viper SRT10, Dodge Avenger, Ford 2008 Escape, GMC 2007 Acadia, GMC 2008 Yukon Hybrid, Hyundai 2007 Veracruz, Kia 2007 Rondo, Land Rover 2008 LR2, Lexus LS 600th L Launch Edition, MINI All New Cooper and Cooper S, MINI Convertible Sidewalk, Mitsubishi 2008 Lancer, Nissan 2007 Sentra SE-R Spec V, Nissan 2008 Altima Coupe, Pontiac 2008 G6 GXP, Porsche 2008 Torrent GXP, Rolls-Royce Phantom Drophead Coupe, Saturn 2007 Aura Green Line, Saturn 2007 Vue Green Line, Saturn 2008 Astra, Saturn 2008 Vue, Scion TRC Release Series 3.0, and Toyota 2007 Tundra Crew Max.
Concept vehicles include: Lincoln MKR, Mazda Nagare, Mazda Ryuga, Mercedes-Benz Concept Ocean Drive, Suzuki Flix Concept, Toyota FT-HS Concept, Volkswagen Tiguan, Volvo C-30, and the Volvo XC60.
McCormick Place is located at Lake Shore Drive at 23rd Street, Chicago, Illinois 60616. There is paid parking. Thre are shuttles to McCormick Place. CTA buses and trains also provide tranportation.
Ticket Prices and Special Days
Tickets to the Chicago Auto Show are: Adults $10, Seniors (62 ) $5, Children )7-12) $5, Children under 7 (with paying adult) Free. The Public Show Hours are: February 9 – 17 a10 am to 10 pm, February 18 10 am to 8 pm.
Special Days. On Tuesday, February 13, is Women’s Day: Women’s admission is half price. Manufacturers will present special programs oriented toward women.
Wednesday – Friday, February 14 – 16: Chicago Auto Show Food Drive: Show patrons who bring three cans of food, donated to the Chicago Christian Industrial League, will receive half off the full admission price.
McCormick Place is a gigantic venue so physically impaired people may wish to rent a motorized scooter or manual wheelchair for the day. Motorized scooters and manual wheelchairs are supplied for McCormick Place by The Mobility Shop. Electric scooters can be rented for $50 a day. Manual wheelchairs can be rented for $20 a day. Advance reservations highly recommended. Call The Mobility Shop at 847-412-9000.
The 2007 Chicago Auto Shows official hotels are: The Fairmont Hotel Chicago, Swissotle Chicago, and Four Seasons Hotel Chicago. These hotels are conveniently located for easy access to McCormick Place and the Michigan Ave “Magnificent Mile” area. All three hotels are offering special rates for the Chicago Auto show.
2000 North Columbus Drive
Special promotional rates for the 2007 Chicago Auto Show includes a luxurious Fairmont guest room and late checkout of 5 pm. Auto Show rates start at $119 per night.
323 East Wacker Drive
Chicago, Illinois 60601
Swissotel Chicago is an all-glass triangular hotel, wedged into the confluence of the Chicago River and Lake Michigan. It has fabulous wrap around view from Nay Pier to Millennium Park. Swissotel is close to many Chicago attractions. Auto Show rates start at $118.
Four Seasons Chicago
120 East Delaware Place
Chicago, Illinois 60611
Four Seasons Hotel Chicago invites Chicago Auto Show participants to experience world class luxury. Enjoy acclaimed, individualized service, attention to detail, and luxurious accommodations. Enjoy acclaimed individualized service, attention to detail and luxurious accommodations, combining to ensure a truly memorable experience. Auto Show rates start at $245.