SAN FRANCISCO CHRONICLE|SFGATE.COM 55th ANNUAL INTERNATIONAL AUTO SHOW…Entertainment for the Entire Family…At an Affordable Price

SAN FRANCISCO, CA – October 17, 2011 – Looking for family entertainment at an affordable price?  The San Francisco Chronicle| 55th Annual International Auto Show, presented by, November 22-26 at Moscone Convention Center, is the place to be. 

Young or old, male or female, the International Auto Show provides entertainment for every member of the family at an affordable price — with tickets just $9 for adults and children 12 and under free when accompanied by an adult.

Thinking about buying a new car?  The Auto Show is the perfect place to see and compare the 2013 makes, models and prices from 38 manufacturers, all under one roof.   Interested in the newest automotive technology?  The show will feature electric, hybrid and other alternative fuel vehicles plus the latest in driving aids.  For the car buff there is the extremely popular Academy of Art University Classic Car Collection, displays from, the Ferrari Club of America, race cars from Sonoma Raceway and GEICO; the Aftermarket Alley featuring tricked-out vehicles and aftermarket products; a display from Dominator Hot Rods.  For kids of all ages there is an auto accessory booth area with model cars, interactive exhibits as well as car care products and much more. 

Among the manufacturers exhibiting their 2013 vehicles are: Acura, Aston Martin, Audi, Bentley, BMW, Buick, Cadillac, Chevrolet, Chrysler, Dodge, Fiat, Fisker, Ford, GMC, Honda, Hyundai, Infiniti, Jaguar, Jeep, KIA, Lamborghini, Land Rover, Lexus, Lincoln, Lotus, Mazda, Mercedes-Benz, Mini, Ram, Nissan, Rolls Royce, Scion, Subaru, Porsche, Toyota, Volkswagen and Volvo. 

Supported by the California New Car Dealers Association, the Show will have more than 600 vehicles filling the 1.2 million sq. ft. Moscone Center.  The International Auto Show is the premier auto exposition in northern California and the only one held regionally that lures the dazzling high-tech displays from the world’s major manufacturers.  It is expected to draw 300,000 spectators making it the largest exhibition of any kind in the greater Bay Area and the second largest auto show in the western United States. 

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

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