Fact Sheet

WHAT

The San Francisco Chronicle|SFGate.com 56th Annual International Auto Show is presented by AutoTrader.com and supported by the California New Car Dealers Association. The International Auto Show features the world’s major manufacturers displaying their 2014 model cars, SUV’s, trucks and vans.

WHEN

Thursday, (Thanksgiving), November 28 through Monday, December 2, 2013..

Show hours:
Thursday, Nov. 28 – Sunday, Dec. 1: 10:00 a.m. to 10:00 p.m.
Monday, Dec. 2: 10:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m.

VIP/MEDIA PREVIEW         

Wednesday, November 27 from 7:00 to 9:30 p.m. (invitation only)

WHERE

San Francisco’s Moscone Convention Center, 747 Howard St., located between 3rd and 4th Sts. on Howard St. Exhibits are in the North and South Halls plus the Gateway and Esplanade Ballrooms.

ADMISSION

Admission $10.00, children 12 and younger free when accompanied by an adult.  Tickets may only be purchased at the door.

FEATURE ATTRACTIONS

  • The 2014 model cars, SUV’s, trucks and vans from 38 of the world’s major manufacturers
    Among the manufacturers expected to exhibit their 2014 vehicles are: Acura, Aston Martin, Audi, Bentley, BMW, Buick, Cadillac, Chevrolet, Chrysler, Dodge, Fiat, Ford, GMC, Honda, Hyundai, Infiniti, Jaguar, Jeep, KIA, Lamborghini, Land Rover, Lexus, Lincoln, Lotus, Maserati, Mazda, Mercedes-Benz, Mini, Ram, Nissan, Rolls Royce, Scion, Smart, Subaru, Porsche, Toyota, Volkswagen and Volvo.
  • Alternative fuel and hybrid vehicles
  • Exotic Sports Cars

SPECIAL ATTRACTIONS

  • Ride & Drives with Buick, Cadillac, Chevrolet, GMC, Scion and Smart CarSchedule of hours:
    Buick, Cadillac, Chevrolet, GMC:

    Friday, November 29 10:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
    Saturday, November 30 10:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
    Sunday, December 1 10:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.

    Vehicles expected to be available include: Buick’s Verano, LaCrosse and Encore; Cadillac’s ATS, CTS Performance, CTS-V Coupe, CTS-V Sedan, CTS Sedan, Escalade XTS and SRX; Chevy’s Camaro, Cruze, Equinox, Impala, Malibu, Silverado, Sonic, Spark, Traverse and Volt; GMC’s Arcadia, Sierra and Terrain.

    Scion:

    Thursday, November 28 10:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.
    Friday, November 29 10:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.
    Saturday, November 30 10:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.
    Sunday, December 1 10:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.
    Monday, December 2 10:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.

    Vehicles expected to be available include: Scion’s FR-S, tC and iQ

    Smart Car:

    Friday, November 29 10:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
    Saturday, November 30 10:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
    Sunday, December 1 10:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.

    Vehicles expected to be available include: Both the Smart gas and electric models

  • AutoTrader.com: Compare new and used cars and find the best deal at the AutoTrader.com display, the ultimate automotive marketplace.
  • The Academy of Art University Classic Car Collection
  • The PG&E Future Drive Expo featuring alternative fuel technology displays
  • San Francisco Auto Salon featuring modified cars from different genres (Thursday, Nov. 28 –  Sunday, Dec. 1 only)
  • Ferrari Club of America – Pacific Region Display
  • Hot Rods from Dominator Street Rods
  • The GEICO display featuring the Military Tribute Motorcycle designed by Paul Teutul Jr. from the hit television show American Chopper.
  • Auto Accessory Fair

PREVIEW TV SHOW

KRON4 Auto Show Preview – Thursday, Nov. 28 from 8:30 – 9:00 p.m.

GENERAL

The San Francisco Chronicle|SFGate.com International Auto Show presented by AutoTrader.com is support by the California New Car Dealers Association.  It is the premier Auto Show held locally and the only one that attracts the manufacturer’s top displays.  The International Auto Show is the largest exhibition of any kind held in northern California.

TRANSPORTATION

Ride BART to the Powell or New Montgomery Street stations

PARKING

Parking is available in lots around Moscone Center.

SPONSORS

Title Sponsor: San Francisco Chronicle and SFGate.com
Presenting Sponsor: AutoTrader.com
Official Sponsors: BART, Diamond Tire Center, CBS5, InterContinental Hotel San Francisco, Kelly Blue Book, KCBS 740 AM/106-9 FM, KPIX, San Francisco Federal Credit Union, Xfinity

CONTACT

Kevin Diamond, San Francisco International Auto Show Director

Office phone: 415-331-4406

Show Office phone (beginning Nov. 26): 415-978-3500

Email: sfautoshow@att.net or kdpr@att.net