The annual Greater Toledo Area Auto Show will open its doors Thursday, Feb. 7 through Sunday, Feb. 10 at the SeaGate Convention Centre with hundreds of exhibits and daily entertainment geared to consumers, car enthusiasts and children.
A total of 25 auto and motorcycle manufacturers will display their latest technologies, innovations and designs, along with the newest makes and models of SUVs, trucks, cars and motorcycles. Automakers will showcase digital dashboards, environmentally-friendly automotive practices, plus hybrid and electric vehicles.
Among those displaying are:
In addition, the new 2014 Corvette Stingray, which underwent its first major redesign in nine years, will give attendees a sneak peek at what will be unveiled in Chevrolet showrooms this fall.
Exciting features at the auto show include:
-The iconic Corvette sports car turns 60!
-Harley Davidson turns 110 and will celebrate by debuting a limited edition line of bikes with a new series of "hard candy" retro colors
-More affordable electric - Mitsubishi and Nissan will show you how to be green on a budget
-New Car Dashboards - A digital paradise by the dashboard lights with Audi, Mercedes-Benz and Lexus
-Less is more - Small cars by Fiat and Toyota
Along with the exhibits, the auto show will feature two contests, including an interactive onsite scavenger hunt, where attendees can enter for a chance to win $100 gas cards, a 47-inch flat-screen television and $15,000 toward a brand new car.
For the younger car enthusiasts in attendance, Muddonna and Muddy, the mascots of the Toledo Mud Hens minor league baseball team, as well as Diego of Nickelodeon's show Go, Diego, Go! will make guest appearances throughout the weekend.
Tickets to the event are $6 per person. Free admission is offered to children 12 and under when accompanied by an adult. On Friday, Feb. 8, those 55 and older will receive $4 admission from noon to 5 p.m. Tickets can be purchased at the box office or online.
The Greater Toledo Area Auto Show is one of three auto shows organized by the Ohio Automobile Dealers Association held annually, along with the Columbus Auto Show and the Dayton Auto Show. Each year, the top automobile manufacturers exhibit their newest makes and models to thousands of attendees.