SAN FRANCISCO, CA (October 8, 2012) – The Bay Area’s largest and most prestigious auto exposition, the San Francisco Chronicle|SFGate.com 55th Annual International Auto Show presented by AutoTrader.com, will open Thursday, Thanksgiving, November 22 and run through Monday, November 26, 2012 at Moscone Convention Center.

Supported by the California New Car Dealers Association, the International Auto Show will feature the 2013 model cars, SUV’s, trucks and vans representing the work of more than 38 of the world’s major manufacturers.

The International Auto Show, the only auto show held regionally that lures the dazzling high-tech manufacturer displays, will offer Bay Area auto buyers and enthusiasts their first opportunity to see the new 2013 model vehicles all in one place. It is expected to draw more than 300,000 spectators to the 1.2 million sq. ft. Moscone Convention Center, making it the largest exhibition of any kind in the greater Bay Area and the second largest auto show in the western United States.

This year’s show will offer something for every member of the family. In addition to the 2013 model vehicles, the Auto Show will feature: Ride and Drive opportunities from several manufacturers, alternative fuel and hybrid vehicles; exotic sports cars; the Academy of Art University Classic Car Collection; displays from AutoTrader.com, the Ferrari Club of America, Sonoma Raceway and GEICO; the Aftermarket Alley featuring tricked-out vehicles and aftermarket products; a display from Dominator Hot Rods; an auto accessory booth area and much more.

Show hours are:
Thursday, November 22 – Sunday, November 25: 10:00 a.m. – 10:00 p.m.
Monday, November 26: 10:00 a.m. – 8:00 p.m.

Admission is $9 for adults with children 12-years and under free when accompanied by an adult. Tickets can be purchased at the door. For more information visit www.sfautoshow.com.

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