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5 Good Reasons to Attend the 2020 Montreal Auto Show

The 77th edition of the Montreal International Auto Show has arrived! From January 17-26, the Palais des congres will welcome tens of thousands of visitors eager to see and discover the latest and greatest from the automotive industry.

Still not sure you want to go? Here are 5 good reasons to attend the event this year…

Over 50 Premieres
For 2020, the Montreal International Auto Show presents three North American premieres (from Hyundai, Mitsubishi and MINI), 37 Canadian premieres and a dozen special presentations. Overall, nearly 500 cars and trucks are assembled across the various floors at Palais des congres, giving you a head start for your next vehicle purchase!

The Electric Zone
This year, the Electric Zone is bigger and occupies a full floor on Level 7. It’s a can’t-miss stop for future electric vehicle buyers and anyone wishing to discover, compare and become familiar with new technologies in mobility. Visitors will discover more than 20 products and services exhibitors, daily conferences and some 20 electric car models. Don’t forget to register for a free test drive courtesy of CAA-Quebec.

The Black Box
Following its success last year, this unique attraction returns in 2020 with two of the most exotic sports cars on the planet: the McLaren Senna and Pagani Huayra Roadster. We’re talking about street-legal, track-oriented supercars generating more than 750 horsepower each. Their combined value amounts to $6 million!

The Classics
The 2020 Montreal International Auto Show has partnered with Vintage Automobiles of Quebec (VAQ) to present an exhibition of eight mythical rides that will certainly succeed in reviving more than one memory. The list includes a 1912 Ford Model T, 1929 Ford Model A Phaeton, 1933 Buick McLaughlin Convertible, 1948 Chrysler Windsor, 1954 Cadillac Model 62 Convertible, 1966 Pontiac Parisienne, 1973 Plymouth Cuda and 1987 Chevrolet Monte Carlo SS. So much history in such a small space is like a dream!

Expose ton Char
Finally, Expose ton Char is a new special feature taking place in 2020, highlighting 10 amazing cars that were modified and customized by young Quebecers. For them, this is the opportunity of a lifetime. Visitors can vote for their favourite and the winner will receive a $1,000 prize. Come celebrate the creativity and talent of these enthusiasts!