Happening Here: Northeast Auto Show

PROVIDENCE, R.I. (WPRI) — Car enthusiasts will want to check out the Northeast International Auto Show being held in Providence this weekend.

Jack Perkins, Executive Director of the Rhode Island Auto Dealers Association, stopped by The Rhode Show Friday morning to discuss the upcoming show, which  is being held at the Rhode Island Convention Center.

Some of the show’s highlights include:

• Major Domestic & Import Manufacturers – Featuring the latest cars, trucks, crossovers, vans, hybrids and sport/utility vehicles, from:
Acura – Audi – Bentley – BMW – Buick – Cadillac – Chevrolet – Chrysler – Dodge – Fiat – Ford – GMC – Honda – Hyundai – Infiniti – Jeep – Kia – Lexus – Lincoln – Maserati – Mazda – Mercedes-Benz – Nissan – Porsche – Ram – Scion – Subaru -Toyota- Volvo

• New & Redesigned Model Highlights – Include the Acura RLX, BMW 4 Series, Chevrolet Corvette Stingray, 2015 Chevrolet Silverado HD, 2015 Cadillac Escalade, Mazda3, Mercedes-Benz CLA250, Nissan Rogue, Subaru XV Crosstrek Hybrid, Toyota Corolla, and more.

• Exotic Vehicle Collection – Catch a glimpse of this ultra high-end vehicle collection, including models from Bentley, Maserati and Porsche.

• New England Ford Dealers Ride and Drive – Showgoers have the chance to drive some of newest models from Ford including the 2014 Ford Focus, Ford Fusion, Ford Fusion Energi, Ford F-150 and more. Hours are Friday 12 p.m. to 5 p.m. and Saturday and Sunday, from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.

• Chevrolet, Buick, GMC – The Drive – Auto Show attendees can get behind the wheels and experience real driving conditions in models including the Camaro, Spark, Impala, Sonic, Cruze, Encore, Regal, Terrain, Sierra and more. Hours are Friday, from 12 p.m. to 5 p.m. and Saturday and Sunday, from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.

The Rhode Island Convention Center is located at One Sabin Street, Providence, RI 02903. For more information, please visit www.riconvention.com.

Discount E-Tickets – Purchase e-tickets at Providence Auto Show.com and save $2 off the regular adult admission price.

FREE Subscription to Motor Trend – Receive a FREE one-year subscription to Motor Trend Magazine with each online ticket order or box office purchase, sponsored by the Northeast International Auto Show (a $12 value).

Family Day, Sunday, February 9 – All children 12 & under are admitted free when accompanied by a paying adult. Additionally, Spider-Man® will greet fans and pose for photos, between 10:00 a.m. and 12:30 p.m., as well as Iron Man®, between 1:30 p.m. and 4 p.m.

For more information:

Official website




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