January 30 - February 2, 2020
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Million Dollar Motorway

Million Dollar Motorway

Each year attendees can get a closer look at a very special collection of performance and luxury vehicles from all over the globe. The Million Dollar Motorway offers an array of exotic vehicles on display that are sure to dazzle guests with their beauty and amaze with their technology. Every set of wheels in the Million Dollar Motorway must have a MSRP over $100,000 to be included in this special display.

This glamorous and unique feature of the auto show remains a public favorite every year!

Gilmore Car Museum

Gilmore Car Museum

It’s 2019, and things have certainly changed in the American Auto Industry that is now more than 120 years old. In fact, the nation’s very first auto show took place in Detroit in 1899 and the Michigan International Auto Show held in Grand Rapids began exactly 100 years later in 1999. This year, the Gilmore Car Museum showcases many of the changes that have taken place in those 120 years with their Automotive Innovations.

 

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Great American Muscle Cars

Great American Muscle Cars

Stay tuned for a list of Great American Muscle Cars!

 

Sponsored by Pridgeon & Clay

Toyota Drive Center

Toyota Drive Center

Get in the drivers’ seat at the Toyota Drive Center while you’re at the Show. This hands-on driving experience offers you an opportunity to test drive a variety of popular Toyota vehicles in a non-retail environment on a specially designed street course around downtown Grand Rapids.

Drive Center Hours of Operation:

Thursday:  11am – 7pm

Friday:  11am – 7pm

Saturday:  10am – 7pm

Sunday:  10am – 4pm

Drivers must be at least 18 years old or older and have a valid driver’s license. Passengers must be at least 8 years of age and accompanied by a parent or guardian. Drivers will be accompanied onboard by a “product specialist,” who will help navigate the route and point out features on each model. Vehicles subject to change.

Society of Automotive Engineers (SAE) – Collegiate Design Series

Society of Automotive Engineers (SAE) – Collegiate Design Series

The SAE (Society of Automotive Engineers) has several collegiate design competitions. On display are the entries from the local colleges (Ferris State University, Grand Valley State University, Hope College, Western Michigan University). The SAE Collegiate Design Series brings students beyond textbook theory by designing, building and testing the performance of a real vehicle. Teams design and build the vehicles. They compete in aggressive challenges all over the country. At the Michigan International Auto Show, the engineers, design team members and their cars will be present to discuss what it takes to build these cars. These are the folks that will be designing the autos of the future. Stop by and talk to them, they are happy to discuss what fun it is to design these vehicles!

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Racing Awareness

Racing Awareness

The Racing Awareness Team will be at the Auto Show once again this year, showcasing this Modified Race Car that will be ready for opening day at Berlin Raceway! Check out the PIT CREW TIRE CHANGE COMPETITION! Challenge your friend and find out who has the skill and composure to change out the race car tire the quickest! All for fun and in support of the Helen DeVos Children’s Hospital Foundation.

Baxter the Robot

Baxter the Robot

Meet Baxter! He’s a super friendly and smart robot from our Feature Sponsor, Pridgeon & Clay! He will be at the Auto Show all weekend, so stop by and say hi!

 

Gizmo the Robot

Gizmo the Robot

Be on the lookout for Gizmo the Robot while you’re at the Show! He’ll be wandering the aisles entertaining attendees.