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San Diego International Auto Show

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San Diego International Auto Show

From Wednesday, January 1, 2020 to Sunday, January 5, 2020 January 1, 2020 January 5, 2020 Best Western Plus Island Palms Hotel & Marina

Where the cars are the stars! The San Diego International Auto Show features the widest variety of new vehicles under one roof.

The San Diego International Auto Show features an incredible variety of new vehicles under one roof, including over 400 vehicles from 30 plus global manufacturers. Be among the first in the U.S. to see dozens of newly unveiled vehicles not yet in showrooms. The wide selection of 2020 and 2021 model-year vehicles on display will feature the newest technology to enhance the driving experience, all packaged in luxurious interiors and wrapped in cutting-edge designs. 

When not captivated by the cars, show visitors can participate in exciting, fun new features, family entertainment, and interactive activities.

Exotics Vault

At over 15,000 sq. ft. and featuring some spectacular automobiles, the Exotics Vault continues to be one of the most popular attractions. Jaw-dropping cars from Maserati, Aston Martin, Ferrari, McLaren, Lamborghini and more are on display (click through the slide show below for a sample of vehicles on display). These finely crafted automobiles are provided by Ferrari/Maserati of San Diego, Aston Martin San Diego, and McLaren Newport Beach, as well as private owners. Note: Manufacturer participation, vehicles and features subject to change without notice.

Family Day

Don’t miss Family Day—Sunday, January 5, when kids 12 and under get in free with a paid adult. Attendees will enjoy a variety of fun activities designed for the entire family, including superhero appearances (11 a.m. - 4 p.m.), plus other family-focused fun.
 

Test Drives

Get behind the wheel and test drive nearly 80 of the latest models from Alfa Romeo Chevrolet, Chrysler, Dodge, Fiat, Ford, Jeep, Lincoln, Mazda, Nissan, Ram, Subaru, Toyota and Volkswagen. Test drives can be found in two main locations – the front drive of the convention center near ticketing, and in a giant waterfront lot behind the Convention Center, which can be accessed from inside the show.

Think Blue Eco-Center

The Think Blue Eco-Center, presented by SDG&E, is back for the seventh consecutive year and features manufacturer vehicles and technologies that will lead to a greener tomorrow. The range of vehicles on display highlights the latest in eco-friendly technology and innovation, including all electric, plug-in hybrid, standard hybrid and hydrogen fuel cell.

Nissan Military Appreciation

Nissan is proud to honor and support active military and veterans with a special ticket promotion, whereby active and retired military can obtain free tickets from participating San Diego Nissan dealers (while supplies last).

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