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Million Dollar Motorway Returns to
Michigan international Auto Show
GRAND RAPIDS, Mich — It’s become one of the hottest areas of the Michigan International Auto Show – the Million Dollar Motorway, where every car is priced at between $100,000 and over $600,000. This year, 18 vehicles will be featured collectively valued at over $4.6 million, January 31 through February 3 at DeVos Place in downtown Grand Rapids.
2019 Aston Martin DB 11 AMR – MSRP $267,391
The new flagship of the DB11 range, boasting greater power, increased performance, enhanced driving dynamics and a more characterful exhaust note. Instantly recognizable, familiar elements have been reinterpreted. The iconic grille – amplified, celebrated. Striking features like the clamshell hood and Aston Martin Aeroblade™ elevate DB11 to automotive art. Standard-bearer for an all-new generation of cars, DB11 is the most powerful and efficient ‘DB’ production model in Aston Martin’s history. Available as a Coupe with the 5.2-liter twin-turbocharged V12 or the 4.0-liter twin-turbocharged V8 engine, DB11 takes our grand touring heritage to unprecedented heights.
2019 Aston Martin Vantage – MSRP $194,399
Like the archetypal hunter, everything has been finely tuned for a purpose. Sculptural forms create an athletic predatory stance, while muscular flanks and broad haunches express the agility and dynamism inherent to the car. Vantage is raw and instinctive, unwavering in its singular purpose: to overwhelm the senses through its world-renowned design, agile performance and dedicated craftsmanship. Its heart beats with a high powered 4.0 litre twin-turbocharged V8, producing that visceral Aston Martin roar. A rare breed and a statement of independence on the road, Vantage embodies all that is beautiful in our performance sports car range.
2019 Bentley Bentayga V8 SUV – MSRP $213,735
The newest addition to the range, Bentayga V8, is everything Bentayga was designed to be, balancing exquisite refinement with astonishing performance. Bold, contemporary styling cues and unparalleled levels of craftsmanship provide a sleek, sporting look, while the new cutting-edge V8 engine delivers immense power and instant acceleration. This agile SUV is a pleasure to drive both in the city and on the open road, accompanied by an immensely satisfying Bentley V8 sound. Bentayga V8 shares the same sleek lines as the other models in the Bentayga range but adds some distinctive features to create an edgier exterior that matches the car’s dynamic feel. A black and chrome radiator matrix grille adds extra presence at the front, while the rear is enhanced by two twin-quad tailpipes, with a selection of large, striking wheels completing an imposing look.
2018 Bentley Mulsanne, Sedan – MSRP $400,265
Mulsanne represents the pinnacle of Bentley craftsmanship and contemporary design. The sharp lines of the front end are dominated by an eye-catching front grille, featuring bright vertical stainless-steel vanes. The effect is striking, making the car appear wide, sleek, low and connected to the road. The Mulsanne, with its understated elegance and phenomenal power, remains Bentley’s consummate saloon. It is the purest expression of luxury and performance. The ultimate representation of Bentley’s design, craft and engineering expertise, it is a car for those with vision and the power to bring their ideas to life. One whose elegant interior gives you time and space to make plans and delivers the technology to make them happen. Whether you are behind the steering wheel or being driven in unrivalled comfort.
2019 BMW M5 Competition – MSRP $125,970
Designed for more than looks. The BMW M5 Competition Sedan shows off its attitude and ambition in every asset. With a chassis that’s enhanced and lowered to improve driving dynamics and the added power transfer of M xDrive all-wheel drive, you’ll benefit from every bit of this beauty’s 617 hp and 553 lb-ft of torque in a 0-60 mph time of just 3.1 seconds. Incomparable stability and control is achieved thanks to the new M xDrive intelligent all-wheel drive system – unique to the all-new BMW M5. The system features a pronounced rear-wheel bias and can be adjusted between three modes – 4WD, 4WD Sport, and 2WD – for ideal performance on racetracks and highways alike.
2019 Cadillac Escalade ESV-4WD Platinum – MSRP $101,925
Ambition on a grand scale, this SUV is loaded with sophistication, strength and style, refined from every angle. Iconic design, innovative technology and craftsmanship elevated to a higher degree. Includes Premium Luxury features, plus: Premium Semi-Aniline Leather Seating Surfaces. Power-Retractable Assist Steps, Exclusive grille design, 18-way adjustable seats for driver and front passenger with massage, Leather-wrapped instrument panel, console and upper door trim, Sueded-microfiber headliner and door-pillar trim, Front Console Compartment, cooled with covered storage, Exclusive 22″ premium painted wheels with chrome inserts and more.
2019 Ferrari Portofino – MSRP $283,758
The Portofino replaces the California, the best-selling Ferrari in history and a car that has transformed the iconic Italian sports car builder’s customer base…regarded as “the everyday Ferrari.” What’s clever about the Portofino is that it’s engaging to drive at moderate speeds. Brisk cruising is this Ferrari’s forte; it flows beautifully down the road, the chassis displaying delightful coherence and consistency. Roof up, it’s a comfortable long-distance tourer and practical daily driver. Roof down, on a sunny day and a winding road, it’s a fun-to-drive sports car. And that duality of purpose is exactly what the Portofino’s customers want from their Ferrari.
2019 Lamborghini Urus – MSRP $249,430
The first Super Sport Utility Vehicle and creates a new niche in the luxury segment with benchmarking power, performance and driving dynamics, unparalleled design, luxury and daily usability. The Lamborghini Urus is as much a luxury SUV as the most powerful, with a super sports car dynamism to be enjoyed by both driver and passengers.
Its low-line coupé styling and commanding road position belie the very comfortable ride, higher ground clearance, and luxurious space within together with the latest technologies. The Urus provides easy driving in the city, maximum comfort during long journeys, thrilling super sports car dynamics on the road and track, and versatile off-road abilities in a range of environments. The Lamborghini Urus has a dual personality: it is multi-dimensional. It can be specified to be as sporty or as elegant as the owner wishes and can equally be used as a daily luxury drive or provide an exhilarating super sports experience.
2019 Lamborghini Aventador SVJ Coupe – MSRP over $600,000
Lamborghini has never shied away from challenges, which is precisely why it created the new Aventador SVJ Coupé. To combine cutting-edge technology with extraordinary design, without ever coming to compromises. In a future driven by technology, it’s easy to lose track of emotions. But in the future, we are shaping, real emotions won’t be left behind. Because at the wheel, there will always be a person. Aventador SVJ Coupé. Real emotions shape the future. The vehicle’s impeccable dynamics and the outstanding performance of the new 770 CV naturally-aspirated V12 engine combine with the mastery of a superior design, in which prized and exclusive materials forge a symbiosis with the car’s ultra-lightweight body. This limited edition of only 63 vehicles was produced to mark Lamborghini’s founding year of 1963.
2019 Lexus LC 500 – MSRP $106,497
Experience a world-class luxury coupe crafted for a new era of uncompromising performance and design. With enhanced steering, suspension and braking systems, this is the most responsive vehicle in the Lexus line. Among the changes for the 2019 LC 500 is a revised shift program for the 10-speed Direct-Shift automatic transmission. The updated programming is designed to provide smoother shifts at part throttle while still offering more forceful gear changes at wider throttle openings. Updates to the Adaptive Variable Suspension include new bushings on the damper rods and a switch to independent rebound and compression orifices. Both changes allow for an expanded range of damping force for enhanced overall comfort. To improve steering feel, the assist levels have been altered along with stiffer steering box bushings, a more robust aluminum steering support mounting at the instrument panel and revised Variable
Gear Ratio Steering (VGRS) tuning. In addition, the rear engine mount has been redesigned to further isolate drivetrain vibrations.
2018 Maserati GranTurismo Convertible – MSRP $172,907
Expressing luxury like no other, the GranTurismo Convertible is the work of artisans who apply their skill to every detail of the impeccably finished interior and exterior. The GranTurismo Convertible expresses the Maserati philosophy of combining performance and luxury in one design, made more remarkable still with the timeless styling of the world’s most beautiful convertible. The GranTurismo Convertible was conceived as a logical exploration of the original GranTurismo. It is a timeless Pininfarina vision that sets the bar for convertible beauty and purity of form. At its heart is an uncompromising engine that lets the GranTurismo Convertible cross continents with the power and speed of a Ferrari-built, 4.7-liter V8.
2018 Maserati GranTurismo Coupe – MSRP $143,385
The GranTurismo perfectly demonstrates that performance and luxury go hand in hand, traits expressed through the inimitable and timeless design that has driven Maserati philosophy from the very beginning. No other GT expresses luxury like the Maserati GranTurismo, where the skill of dedicated artisans is applied to every detail of the impeccably finished interior and exterior. Like every great Maserati automobile, the GranTurismo was conceived to be a timeless design, offering a clear vision of the future while acknowledging the marque’s historic achievements of the past. A true GranTurismo needs a grand-scale engine, with continent-crossing capabilities and a ruthless streak. Which is where the Ferrari-built, 4.7-liter V8 comes in.
2019 Maserati Levante S GranSport SUV – MSRP $104,530
Maserati artisan’s lavish expertise and skill finishing the luxurious interior of every Levante. The signature of Italian craftsmanship is evident everywhere you look, down to the smallest detail. When it comes to design language, the Levante speaks fluent Maserati. From every angle, its imposing presence reflects a heritage of uncompromising Italian style in the finest grand-touring tradition. Powered by a 3.0-liter twin-turbo V6 or mighty 3.8-liter twin-turbo V8 engine, the Levante delivers scintillating performance.
2019 McLaren 570S Spider Convertible – MSRP $241,230
All the performance of the Coupé plus the extra exhilaration of open-air driving. The 570S Spider brings you closer to the elements in a design that’s equally stunning with the roof up or down. Using the same mechanism as our supercars, the lightweight retractable hardtop takes just 15 seconds to disappear neatly into the beautifully crafted tonneau deck, even when you’re driving at up to 40km/h. One of the many McLaren technologies the Sports Series shares with its Formula 1™ cousins is its carbon fibre construction. Its immense rigidity and strength means that – unlike most other convertibles – the 570S Spider requires no additional stiffening of the chassis, and so maintains the extreme performance, dynamic excellence and impressive refinement expected of a McLaren. The dihedral doors are an iconic design feature on every McLaren. As well as making it easier to get in and out, these intricate doors guide air into the side intakes to feed the radiators.
2019 McLaren 720S Base Coupe – MSRP $343,580
They say beauty is in the eye of the beholder and McLaren delivers on that, with plenty of brawn as well. This convertible supercar is every bit as thrilling as the Coupe. That means the same nerve-tingling rush, now available with the roof down. This is a car for those who see more… who look beyond convention and seek out the extraordinary. The 720S Spider is a full-throttle supercar with a retractable roof – all in one beautifully honed package. The performance of the 720S Spider is a tale of two cars. On the one side, it’s blisteringly fast. With driver engagement that’s phenomenal. Built on our ground-breaking Monocage II-S (that minimizes flex and twist) it provides exceptional levels of feedback. Slip it into Sport or Track mode, and the true athleticism of a car born from a long Formula 1™ heritage is unleashed. Then there’s the other side. Select Comfort mode, and the 720S Spider transforms. Its pioneering hydraulic suspension creates a relaxing and comfortable drive – tuned perfectly for everyday driving through town or country. So whether you’re out for a quick spin or pushing limits at your favourite track, the 720S Spider will perform. The McLaren 4.0-litre twin-turbocharged V8 engine generates a scintillating 720PS and 770Nm. The ultra-lightweight Monocage II-S sets the stage for best-in-class acceleration – unlocking 0-200km/h (0-124mph) in just 7.9 seconds.
2018 Porsche 911 Turbo S Exclusive Series – MSRP $257,500
For more than 30 years, Porsche customers have been able to enjoy extensively customized individual pieces. With the introduction of this new limited production run, the sports car manufacturer is beginning a new chapter: Porsche Exclusive will now be presented across the globe with the new “Porsche Exclusive Manufaktur” brand. Porsche is unleashing a limited-run 911 Turbo S into the world called the Exclusive Series Coupe 00 with only 500 sold worldwide (so don’t expect to see many around). Carbon fiber finds its way throughout, with strips of it in the roof and front trunk lid. A new rear fascia, twin tailpipes in black and plenty of badges adorn the exterior to finish off the 911 Exclusive look. On the inside, Porsche keeps the gold accents going with stripes, linings and stitching everywhere. Copper thread is even woven into the carbon fiber. We’re starting to think the amount of gold this car features must be a hint at the pocketbooks of potential buyers. Carbon fiber finds its way throughout, with strips of it in the roof and front trunk lid. A new rear fascia, twin tailpipes in black and plenty of badges adorn the exterior to finish off the 911 Exclusive look.
2019 Rolls Royce Cullinan SUV – MSRP $392,250
This is freedom absolute. The first all-terrain SUV from Rolls-Royce makes luxury off-road travel a reality for the first time. Pinnacle luxury is now effortless, everywhere. Never let the elements stand in the way of adventure. Cullinan’s advanced chassis technology and aluminum spaceframe handle dramatic landscapes in all weathers with intelligence and ease. Share unforgettable adventures in the company of friends. With its spacious interior, Cullinan accommodates every traveler in unparalleled comfort. Explore every possibility. Forge your world around you. Cullinan is for those who live a life of many facets. Those who know that anything is possible.
2018 Rolls Royce Dawn – MSRP $409,475
With Dawn Drophead Coupé, every journey is an experience that reinvigorates body and soul. Every element thoughtfully and beautifully designed to complement the exhilaration of an unbroken summer. This is the thrill of drophead driving matched with the beauty of unparalleled Rolls-Royce craftsmanship. You’re no longer a voyeur to the world outside. You’re living every second of it. Inside you are struck by Dawn’s unmistakable silence. Seated, you and your passengers are cosseted by the world’s finest grade leather. Even the supple leather of the steering is uninterrupted, an almost invisible seam hand-stitched from within. In just 20 seconds – the time it takes for Dawn’s roof to unfurl – you are instantly immersed in the sights, sounds and scents around you. Be it the soft sea breeze of the coast, the intoxicating buzz of the city by night, or the open road ahead. This is the very definition of top-down driving. Built by those who understand what true exhilaration should feel like.
The 21st Annual Michigan International Auto Show, hosted by the Grand Rapids New Car Dealers Association, is one of 14 consumer expositions produced by ShowSpan Inc., in Grand Rapids, Michigan. Founded in 1945, ShowSpan – a Studio C Company – has grown to be one of the largest producers of consumer shows in the Midwest.
Michigan International Auto Show: January 31-February 3, 2019
Thursday, January 31 11:00am – 9:30pm*
Friday, February 1 11:00am – 9:30pm*
Saturday, February 2 10:00am – 9:30pm
Sunday, February 3 10:00am – 5:00pm
Admission: $12 adults, $5 children aged 6 to 14. Kids 5 and under are admitted free.
*Planning on attending Thursday or Friday? Enter Promo Code “AUTO” in the box below or on the ticketing page to get $2 off each adult ticket purchased! Discount ticket not valid on Saturday or Sunday.
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