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Memphis International Auto Show takes over Cook Convention Center

MEMPHIS, Tenn. (localmemphis.com) – Hundreds of new vehicles are on display at this year’s Memphis International Auto Show all weekend at the Cook Convent...

MEMPHIS,Tenn. (localmemphis.com) – Hundreds of new vehicles are on display at thisyear’s Memphis International Auto Show all weekend at the Cook ConventionCenter.

Whethersomeone is in the market for a new vehicle, or a car fanatic, Memphians willget an opportunity to check out new 2020 cars from more than 15 differentautomakers like GMC, Fiat, Jeep, and Chevrolet.

Exoticcars will also be featured such as; 2013 Lamborghini Gallardo Super Torfeo,2018 Aston Martin V12 Vantage, 2018 McLaren 675LT, and 2019 Porsche GT2.

Therewill be 20 models from Chrysler, Dodge, Jeep, Ram, and FIAT that people cantest drive down Exchange St.

Insidethe showrooms, people can get behind the wheels of majority of the cars tocheck out the new technology that’s rolled out in the 2020 vehicles.

“It’sa non-selling, so the advantage is if they’re looking at a Ford, Chevy, or aToyota, or a Porshe, or a BMW, or an Audi, they can compare them side by side.Otherwise you would go do that on the internet or you would have to go do thatwith your feet,” Kent Ritchey, Greater Memphis Auto Dealers AssociationPresident, said.

Kidscan also test drive battery-powered cars around a test track inside the show.

Theshow opened Friday at 10:00 a.m. until 9:00 p.m. Saturday has the same hours.The show will open Sunday from 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

Ticketsstart at $8 for adults and it’s free for children. Military and senior ticketsare $6. Proceeds from the tickets also go towards the new Moore Tech AutomotiveService Technology school.