2012 Vancouver International Auto Show at BC Place – April 3 – 8, 2012

2012 Vancouver International Auto Show at BC Place - April 3 - 8, 2012

The Auto Show is in its 92nd year of annual presentation by the New Car Dealers Association of BC (formerly the BC Auto Dealers Association)

The Vancouver International Auto Show is Canada’s third largest Auto Show, and one of Western North America’s premier automotive exhibition events.

Features & Contests

CEV Showcase
The new Clean Energy Showcase entertains and informs guests as to the amazing technology of the next generation of automotive powertrains. There is much to see and learn at this show entrance display with hybrid vehicles, battery electric, fuel cell, and even gasoline engines. There is also much to see with the emerging EV charging technology and infrastructure changes from BC Hydro.

Dream Car Lottery win BOTH a BMW X5 and Z4!
In only its third year, the Dream Car government licensed lottery is presented by the New Car Dealers Foundation and has proven to be BC’s most affordable lottery. Proceeds go to support the community work done by the Foundation and their partners, such as Special Olympics BC. Buy your tickets on site. This year, for only $20 (4 for $50 — so get some friends) you could win both the BMW X5 SUV and the Z4 convertible worth over $140,000! Second prize is a VIP trip to the 2012 Monaco Grand Prix May 24-27.

Hagerty Classic Alley
Auto Show guests get a glimpse of the upcoming summer collector car show season through some very special cars hand-picked by the Auto Show’s expert Hagerty curator, Nigel Mathews.. While you’re at the show enter for a chance to win a VIP trip to the Barrett Jackson September auction in Las Vegas.

SuperCars and Luxury Lane
Always a crowd favourite, this year SuperCars and the Luxury Lane brands lead off the Show at the level 2 entrance area. SuperCars offer an attractive display highlighting models from Ferrari, Maserati, Aston Martin, Bentley, Rolls Royce, Lamborghini, Lotus, and some some surprise guests! Luxury Lane offers a fabulous stable of premium rides from Jaguar, Land Rover, Acura, Infiniti, Lexus, and Lincoln. Enter for your chance to win a Land Rover Evoke Whistler weekend getaway!

“NEW” Redline Stage
Located at section 37 of level 2, the new Redline Stage is an entertaining stage featuring VIPs’ nonstop presentations on a host of topics, from how to buy a car to how to race your car!

“NEW” TruckCity — saluting trucks of the Show
Trucks have always been an integral part of the Show and Truckcity salutes the models throughout the Show as well as a special highlight model area on level 2 hosted by The Province and CFOX. You’ll get a chance to meet Ian Harwood — The Truck Guy — and Keith Morgan Driving Editor of the Province.

RC 110 Drift Club — Fri-Sun
This radio controlled demo track that will entertain everyone and is presented by the 110 Drift Club with non-stop racing and stunt driving. It’s great fun to watch! Check it out at the show for more info on getting involved and enter for a chance to win your own complete RC package.

Drive Up Saturday — The Dubberz salute to VW
Each year the Show salutes an iconic brand. This year is VW, and who better than the Vancouver Dubberz Club (www. dubberz.com). Arriving at about 11AM, Saturday, the club will show off a special club display of VWs’ covering all years. The general public almost never sees many models on display.

Marketplace Commercial Exhibitors
This is the favourite part of the Show for many of our guests. Aftermarket products, special dealer displays, clubs, educational displays as well as some great toys and gifts. There’s lots of contest and prizes to enter. Featuring the latest and greatest industry related offerings.

The 2012 Vancouver International Auto Show will be hosted at the ALL NEW BC Place Stadium in Vancouver, BC (777 Pacific Blvd)

Show Hours

Tuesday — Friday: Noon — 10PM
Saturday: 10AM — 10PM
Sunday: 10AM — 6PM

Admission

General Admission: – $15.00
Seniors (65+)/Students: valid ID required – $10.00
Children 7-12: (when accompanied by an adult) – $4.00
Children 6 and under: (when accompanied by an adult) – Free
Family Pass: (2 adults & 2 children 12 & under) – $30.00
Multi-Day Pass: (good for any 2 days) – $25.00

For more information, please visit: http://vancouverinternationalautoshow.com

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James Chung

Vancouver Food, Cool Tech & Travel Adventure. Email: [email protected]

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