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What to expect at the 2013 Chicago Auto Show

For those of you who missed it, we’ve been covering the 2013 Chicago Auto Show on Twitter and Facebook and Jeremy made a quick post from the road yesterday. The show runs for 10 days and tickets are available everywhere from Groupon to your local dealer and even, believe it or not, at the event itself! It’s a great, family friendly activity that shows you the current market trends and even predicts the future of the automotive landscape.

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Note the outline of the Nurburgring embossed in the Viper door pull!

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Jeremy waiting in line for coffee in the VW booth

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Tanner Faust

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Ken Block

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Behind the scenes

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Quick and Dirty: 2013 Chicago International Auto Show via Camera Phone

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This morning the SCS team is very excited to be at the Chicago International Auto Show for 2013 Media Day! We have been (and will continue to be) providing coverage across our social media outlets (you know, Facebook and Twitter) throughout the day as well as making some subsequent blog posts with more respectable images later in the day. This is just a small preview of what the show has to offer, so check it out over the next 10 days at McCormick place!

 

Cadillac ELR? ATS-V? What could it be? EDIT: It's an ELR

Cadillac ELR? ATS-V? What could it be? EDIT: It’s an ELR

...an ELR parked here in the parking lot on purpose with a dirty window?

…an ELR parked here in the parking lot on purpose with a dirty window?

You'd never guess what this is! But It's the best looking Corolla we've ever seen!

You’d never guess what this is! But It’s the best looking Corolla we’ve ever seen!

The future is near!

The future is near!

Excited for the Toyota pickup concept unveil later in the day!

Excited for the Toyota pickup concept unveil later in the day!

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FANTASTICALLY engaging display by Honda

FANTASTICALLY engaging display by Honda

The new Viper

The new Viper

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From over Function? Maybe, but we wouldn't object to some off-road CPD YouTube clips!

From over Function? Maybe, but we wouldn’t object to some off-road CPD YouTube clips!

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We like the Rally Miata

We like the Rally Miata

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Cool Frost Blue wrapped Beetle

Cool Frost Blue wrapped Beetle

 

Brendon with Ken Block and Tanner Faust

Brendon with Ken Block and Tanner Faust

 

Modified Ford Fiesta ST

Modified Ford Fiesta ST

 

Modified Ford Focus ST

Modified Ford Focus ST

 

Sure a Touareg towed a 747 on Top Gear...

Sure a Touareg towed a 747 on Top Gear…

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The best, most ingenious piece of media swag

The best, most ingenious piece of media swag

 

Laguna Seca...ish

Laguna Seca…ish

 

Nismo Juke, better than the plain Juke but still not enough power for me...come on Nissan, make a more powerful, stick-shift  Juke I can afford.

Nismo Juke, better than the plain Juke but still not enough power for me…come on Nissan, make a more powerful, stick-shift Juke I can afford.

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I'm a sucker for orange!

I’m a sucker for orange!

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Nicely Customized Lexus LS, Would you call it VIP style?

Nicely Customized Lexus LS, Would you call it VIP style?

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...I have my doubts about this car, but I'm still a sucker for orange

…I have my doubts about this car, but I’m still a sucker for orange

 

Another of my favorite displays

Another of my favorite displays

 

If the ELR is in here, why is it dressed in camo out there?

If the ELR is in here, why is it dressed in camo out there?

 

LF-A, Always a show-stopper

LF-A, Always a show-stopper

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The TURBO Camaro

The TURBO Camaro

2013 Camaro SS 1LE, makes us wonder how the upcoming Z/28 will top this one!

2013 Camaro SS 1LE, makes us wonder how the upcoming Z/28 will top this one!

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