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Guide To The North American International Auto Show 2014

January 17, 2014 11:08 AM

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(credit: Bill Pugliano/Getty Images)

(credit: Bill Pugliano/Getty Images)

(credit: Bill Pugliano/Getty Images)

(credit: Bill Pugliano/Getty Images)

North American Auto Show

COBO Center
1 Washington Blvd.
Detroit, MI 48226
(248) 643-0250
www.naias.com

Locals know of it as the Detroit Auto Show, but the annual event of all things new in the car world is known by a different name. A key car event for consumers, manufacturers, dealers and everyone inbetween, the North American International Auto Show brings all aspects of the auto industry to one place. One of the largest media events in North America, 5,000 journalists are expected to attend.

Parking

The area around Cobo will be hopping, but there are plenty of secure lots available to stash your own ride while you check out your dream cars of the future.

See the city of Detroit’s suggested parking areas for the charity preview — and beyond HERE.

And get a birds’ eye view of the People Mover and all the parking garages in the area HERE. 

NAIAS 2014 Dates

Press Preview: Mon-Tue, Jan. 13-14, 2014
Industry Preview: Wed-Thu, Jan. 15-16, 2014
Charity Preview: Fri, Jan. 17, 2014
Public Show: Sat-Sun, Jan. 18-26, 2014

Tickets

Adults: $13 per person
eTickets: $13 per person
Seniors: $7 (65 and older)
Children: $7 (7-12 years old; 6 and under free with a parent or guardian)

Visit NAIAS.com for more information or to buy tickets.

The Cars

Organizers expect 50 worldwide concept and production vehicle introductions this year. In 2013, the show included 71 vehicle debuts, 61 of which were worldwide introductions.

Some highlights of the many cars expected to make their public debut include the Ford Mustang and F-150, Chevrolet Corvette Stingray Z06,  Chrysler 200, Lexus RC-F, Honda Fit, Hyundai Genesis and GMC Canyon.

The Food

The latest addition to dining options is the Detroit Made Kitchen food shops in the Cobo Atrium including local favorites including dill pickle soup, kielbasa, pierogi, Detroit coneys, burgers and fries featuring local brands and vendors like Kowalski sausage, Chophouse Grind beef and Lagrasso Brothers produce. Even Mayor Duggan was impressed.

Last year, in the Cobo Center lobby, a healthier options food stand was installed including nutritious salads and sandwiches. Learn more.

If you’re feeling adventurous, check out some of the Best Of Detroit. Get a coney at American Coney Island or a chicken shawarma at Bucharest Grill. They’re only a few blocks away.

Revisit Auto Shows From Years Past

2013 Photos
2012 Photos

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