The Chicago Auto Show 2013 Recap & Wrap Up

2013_cas_logo-1 My time at the Chicago Auto Show was a whirlwind of hot cars, snow, and a good time! This was the year where they put the "driver in the buyer seat." While we used #SMP13 Gets the Word Out, #CAS13 Hashtag Trends Nationally on Twitter!!!! Here’s a list of the HOT Chicago Show Introductions:

  • All-New Toyota Tundra Debuts
  • Kia Shows Cross GT Concept, Forte 5-Door and Superman Optima
  • Nissan Unveils Performance Lineup
  • Volkswagen Previews a Dynamic Foursome
  • Chevrolet Introduces 2014 Cruze Clean Turbo Diesel
  • 2013 Ram ProMaster Revealed
  • Ford Launches ’14 Fiesta ST Race Car
  • Continental Unveils Technology Test Bed

 

Show_Floor_Entrance Luckily I happened to grab a few pictures of the ones that made the list!

 

Kia Cross 01 Kia Cross 02 Kia Superman Optima Kia Superman Optima 2 Nissan Nismo 1 Nissan Nismo 2 One thing that stuck out to me was JEEP’s "Camp JEEP". As a Mom, I thought this was a brilliant way to engage me if I was local and wanted to look at a car. The Kids could go with Mom or Dad over to Camp JEEP, while one did the fun test drive then they could switch. BRILLIANT!

\ Jeep Camp 01 Jeep Camp Jeep Camp 03

Overall it was a great space to learn about all the models that are out on the market as well as checking out some fun concept cars. I would definitely go with my family as a weekend fun trip and will be waiting for next years tickets to be released!

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