Cars.com analogy by Paul Dolan
With Detroit’s affecting North American International Auto Appearance this year affective to June for the aboriginal time instead of January, Chicago clearly owns dead-of-winter Midwest car conventions. That alone sounds like a abuse compliment: Of the Big Four auto shows, Chicago is now the alone above stop amid Los Angeles in the abatement and New York in the spring. And while to the accidental eyewitness that may assume like a arguable honor, at best, visitors to the Windy City auto display will acquire the allowances of automakers accepting beneath choices of places to acutely militarist their latest wares, in the anatomy of added and sexier new-model debuts.
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Just two years ago, the alone full-fledged new-model admission at the Chicago Auto Appearance was the 2019 Volkswagen Arteon, and while we in Cars.com’s hometown were blessed to acquire it, the ancestors auto isn’t absolutely the being that gets car shoppers revved up to hit the banker lots. This year, however, we’ll see the North American admission of the much-anticipated aboriginal SUV from Hyundai’s affluence brand, the 2021 Genesis GV80, hot off its Super Bowl bartering starring John Legend and Chrissy Teigen.
That’s in accession to the redesigned-for-2021 GMC Yukon and Yukon XL (closely afterward cross-brand ancestors the 2021 Chevrolet Tahoe and Suburban, and sliding in advanced of the 2021 Cadillac Escalade and Escalade ESV), a declared actualization by the 2020 Honda Civic’s late-coming achievement another the Type R, the active 2021 Jaguar F-Type sports car, the 2021 Toyota Mirai fuel-cell electric car and a active 2021 adaptation of Volkswagen’s well-received Atlas SUV (which won Cars.com’s Best of 2018 awardin its admission year).
Other models of agenda set to accomplish aboriginal appearances in Chicago accommodate the active 2020 Alfa Romeo Giulia and Stelvio, the 2020 Audi Q7, the 2021 Cadillac CT4, the afresh appear and redesigned 2021 Tahoe and Suburban, and the new clue another of the ultra-exclusive 2020 Ford GT: the Mk.
And a bettin’ man or woman would apprehend a few stragglin’ surprises to appear bottomward the pike appear showtime, so accumulate your eyes accessible for account on last-minute reveals — not that the Chicago appearance relies on big-ticket bows to draw a crowd. Instead, the City of the Big Shoulders has commonly emphasized the “big,” application its 1 actor anxiety of attic amplitude to best advantage. Automakers acquire been accepted to amble out their absolute new-model lineups actuality — in about-face enabling accepted and ambitious car shoppers to analyze and adverse absolute aggressive segments of cartage afterwards the low-grade accent of accepting to collaborate anon with a salesman.
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Exciting models authoritative their way to the Windy City for the aboriginal time afterwards contempo unveilings abroad accommodate the 2020 Buick Encore GX, the 2020 Chevrolet Corvette C8 Stingray, the reignited-for-2021 Chevrolet Trailblazer, the all-new 2021 Ford Mustang Mach-E electric SUV, the 2020 Ford Mustang GT500, the 2020 Hyundai Venue pipsqueak SUV wannabe, the 2021 Lexus LC 500 (introducing an all-new exoteric acrylic color), the 2020 Lincoln Aviator and Corsair amalgam Grand Touring models, the all-new 2021 Kia Seltos auto SUV, the 2020 Land Rover Defender in its acknowledgment to the U.S. afterwards about a division century, the 2020 Mazda CX-30 auto SUV, the redesigned 2020 Nissan Sentra bunched sedan, Porsche’s all-new electric sports car the 2020 Taycan, the redesigned-for-2020 Toyota Highlander, the constituent amalgam 2021 Toyota RAV4 Prime and coupe-ified two-row Atlas another the 2021 Volkswagen Atlas Cross Sport.
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But not aggregate has to be so serious. No appointment to an auto appearance is complete afterwards gawking at some exotic, aspirational cars that you’re — Stop disturbing yourself, man! Live in the now! — never gonna be able to afford. Chicago will acquire affluence of those on hand, too, to admonish you aloof how abortive your efforts are to get advanced in life, including the Aston Martin DBS Superleggera, 2020 Bentley Continental GT, McLaren GT and 2020 Rolls-Royce Cullinan. On the far-less-expensive-yet-similarly-impractical advanced will be the 2020 Dodge Durango SRT Redline Band and Black track-themed packages, 2020 Ford Police Interceptor Utility Hybrid, Jeep Achievement Parts Limited Edition Wrangler from the minds at Mopar, and a quartet of “outdoorsy” appropriate Toyota variants, amid them a Tacoma option.
Following media- and industry-preview canicule Thursday and Friday, the Chicago Auto Appearance will accessible to the accessible Saturday and run through President’s Day at McCormick Place, 2301 S. King Drive, in city Chicago. Tickets are $13 for adults, $8 for chief citizens age 62 or earlier as able-bodied as for accouchement age 7-12; kids age 6 or adolescent accompanied by a ancestors affiliate get in free, and discounted $8 tickets are additionally accessible for groups of 20 or more. Appearance hours are 10 a.m. to 10 p.m. Saturday through Feb. 16 and 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. Feb. 17.
We’ll acquire our abounding aggregation of automotive experts on the arena to accompany you all the new-model advice beeline from the display attic starting Thursday, so be abiding to analysis aback in with us generally for updates. In the meantime, here’s aggregate we apprehend to see at the 2020 Chicago Auto Show:
2020 Alfa Romeo Giulia
2020 Alfa Romeo Stelvio
Aston Martin DBS Superleggera
2020 Audi E-Tron
2020 Audi Q7
2020 Bentley Continental GT
2020 Buick Encore GX
2021 Cadillac CT4
2021 Cadillac CT5
2020 Chevrolet Corvette
2021 Chevrolet Suburban
2021 Chevrolet Tahoe
2021 Chevrolet Trailblazer
2020 Dodge Durango SRT Redline Band Package, Black Package
2020 Ford Explorer
2020 Ford GT
2021 Lexus LC 500
2021 Ford Mustang Mach-E
2020 Ford Mustang Shelby GT500
2020 Ford Police Interceptor Utility Hybrid
2020 Ford Super Duty F-250/F-350
2021 Genesis GV80
2021 GMC Yukon
2020 Honda Civic Type R
2020 Hyundai Sonata
2020 Hyundai Venue
2021 Jaguar F-Type
Jeep Achievement Parts Limited-Edition Wrangler
2021 Kia Seltos
2020 Land Rover Defender
Lincoln Aviator Grand Touring Hybrid
2020 Lincoln Corsair
Lincoln Corsair Grand Touring
2020 Mazda CX-30
2020 Nissan Sentra
2020 Porsche Taycan
2020 Rolls-Royce Cullinan
2020 Toyota Highlander
2021 Toyota Mirai
2021 Toyota RAV4 Prime
Toyota “Special” Variants
2021 Volkswagen Atlas
2020 Volkswagen Atlas Cross Sport
2020 Volkswagen Atlas Cross Sport
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