Michigan Int’l Auto Show in GR opens

The Michigan International Auto Show opened in DeVos Place Jan. 28, 2016.


GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. (WOOD) — The Michigan International Auto Show kicks off Thursday with hundreds of new vehicles on display.

It’s a big year for the auto industry following record sales in 2015 during which U.S. auto sales topped $17.5 million vehicles.

The 18th annual Michigan International Auto Show will feature sedans, vans, SUVs, trucks, hybrids and sports cars, as well as factory representatives from nearly 40 different manufacturers. The Motor Trend’s Car and Truck of the Year will also be there.

The popular Million Dollar Motorway returns with cars valued at between $100,000 and $500,000, including the Aston Martin DB9 GT Bond Edition vehicle — one of only 150 manufactured.

The Gilmore Car Museum also has a special exhibit of 1960s vehicles to celebrate their 50th anniversary.

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The Michigan International Auto Show runs from Jan. 28-31 at DeVos Place on Monroe Avenue NW in downtown Grand Rapids.

The show opens its doors to the public at 11 a.m. and runs until 10 p.m. Thursday. On Friday its open from 11 a.m. to 10 p.m., Saturday from 10 a.m. to 10 p.m. and Sunday from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.

Admission is $10 for adults, $4 for children ages 6-14 and kids 5 and under are free.

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Online: Michigan International Auto Show

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