31 March 2005

2005 AJC INTERNATIONAL AUTO SHOW

2005 AJC INTERNATIONAL AUTO SHOW EXPANDS TO NINE DAYS!

ATLANTA, GA. - Area new car enthusiasts will once again have the chance to shop and compare from over 40 different lines of new vehicles when the 23rd Annual Atlanta Journal-Constitution International Auto Show returns to the Georgia World Congress Center on April 9-17, 2005.

This will mark the first year that this very successful show will run for nine days. This expansion is really no surprise, because Atlanta has been one of the fastest growing five day auto shows in the nation, setting new records for attendance during each of the past two years.


The 2005 show will also have the benefit of two weekends during its nine day run.
"It's time for our show to grow to nine days," commented Shayne Wilson, President of the Metro Atlanta Automobile Dealers Association (MAADA). "The growth of the Atlanta show has been amazing in its 22 years. It is not only the largest annual consumer event at the Georgia World Congress Center, but also the largest show of its kind in the Southeastern U.S."

The show is also the largest automotive event for the Metro Atlanta dealers, featuring a wide variety of styles, including luxury vehicles, economy cars, sports cars, exotics, limited production cars, concepts, convertibles, vans, light trucks and 4-wheel drive vehicles.

The following manufacturers will be exhibiting at the Auto Show:
ACURA, ASTON MARTIN, AUDI, BMW, BUICK, CADILLAC, CHEVROLET, CHRYSLER, DODGE, FERRARI, FORD, GMC, HONDA, HYUNDAI, INFINITI, ISUZU, JAGUAR, JEEP, KIA, LAMBORGHINI; LAND ROVER, LEXUS, LINCOLN-MERCURY, LOTUS, MAYBACH, MASERATI, MAZDA, MERCEDES-BENZ, MINI, MITSUBISHI, NISSAN, PONTIAC, PORSCHE, SAAB, SATURN, SCION, SUBARU, SUZUKI, TOYOTA, VOLKSWAGEN AND VOLVO.

The show will also feature an impressive selection of special vehicles, including concept cars, special debuts, exotics and specialty vehicles.
Special debuts include the 2006 BMW 5-SERIES SPORT WAGON; 2006 CADILLAC STS-V; 2006 CORVETTE Z06; 2006 DODGE CHARGER; 2006 DODGE RAM MEGA CAB; 2006 FORD FUSION; 2006 HONDA RIDGELINE; 2006 INFINITI M; 2006 LINCOLN MARK LT; 2006 LINCOLN ZEPHYR; 2006 MERCURY MILAN; 2006 PONTIAC SOLSTICE; 2005 ½ SAAB 9-7x SUV; 2006 SATURN AURA; 2006 SUBARU B9 TRIBECA.
Concept vehicles include the CHRYSLER FIREPOWER; FORD EXPLORER SPORT TRAC; FORD MUSTANG GT-R; HONDA CIVIC SI; JEEP HURRICANE and the SATURN SKY ROADSTER.

The Auto Show is noted for its special attractions, and this year is no exception. Here are some of the special features planned:
HIGH ACTION BIKES - Don't miss this spectacular stunt show during all nine days of the event. This show features a variety of highly skilled riders performing ground and aerial stunts on their BMX stunt bikes.
20TH CENTURY AUTO SHOW - A homage to the vehicles of the last century, with over 20 antique and classic cars on display.
CELEBRITY APPEARANCES - Meet the stars of many of Atlanta's professional sports franchises, plus racing stars.

The annual preview party, "A NIGHT OF CARS & STARS," is a fund raiser for Children's Healthcare of Atlanta, and will take place on Friday, April 8th at 7:30 P.M. at the Georgia World Congress Center. This event will give attendees the first opportunity to see hundreds of new vehicles, plus rub elbows with many of Atlanta's celebrities.
For tickets to "A Night of Cars & Stars," please call 404-785-7370.
The 23rd Annual Atlanta Journal-Constitution International Auto Show is scheduled for April 9-17, 2005 at the Georgia World Congress Center. The event is produced by the Metro Atlanta Automobile Dealers Association.

The Metro Atlanta Automobile Dealers Association is made up of more than 160 franchised new car and truck dealers from the 18 county Metro Atlanta area. The association and its members strive to uphold the highest standards of honesty and integrity and continuously work together to improve the car buying experience for area consumers.
Admission to the Auto Show is $10.00 for adults and $5.00 for children 6-12 years old. Children under 6 are admitted free. Weekday discount coupons are available at all participating local new car dealers, and in select ads in the Atlanta Journal-Constitution.

For more information, visit the show’s website at www.ajcautoshow.com.

Show Hours:

Saturday, April 9 9:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.

Sunday, April 10 10:00 a.m. - 8:00 p.m

Mon-Thurs, Apr 11-14 11:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m

Friday, April 15 11:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.

Saturday, April 16 9:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m

Sunday, April 17 10:00 a.m. - 8:00 p.m

Box office closes one hour prior to the closing time of the show daily.

4 Comments:

Blogger CatsFive said...

Or, you could just drive I-85 North every day, and it'll feel like it's all car show, all the time!

4:29 PM, March 31, 2005  
Blogger Lee H. said...

Naw, Buford Highway is the car show. :)

But seriously, I can't wait to go to this. I can't believe I made it this far in life and never went to one before.

5:27 PM, March 31, 2005  
Blogger CW Crisman said...

So lets hook up on Satuday around 6:00 grab a bite to eat and go and let Mr. Mr. be nuts... He takes after his father and loves anything with wheels, tires and motors. Oh, and if it has a loud horn and stero even better!

7:50 AM, April 01, 2005  
Blogger Lee H. said...

The 9th, you mean? We're there...

10:55 PM, April 01, 2005  

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