2013 Washington Auto Show Debuts Luxury Showcase, Changes to Floor Plan
The Washington Auto Show® is proud to announce several changes to its 2013 floor plan at the Walter E. Washington Convention Center in Washington, D.C., including the debut of the Luxury Showcase. “We are elated to group these manufacturers together at the show for consumers to examine and enjoy all in one place,” said Robert Fogarty, president of Sport Chevrolet/Honda and Chairman of the 2013 Washington Auto Show.
The 11 automakers included in the luxury area are: Acura, Audi, BMW, Cadillac, Infiniti, Jaguar, Land Rover, Lexus, Lincoln, Mercedes-Benz and Volvo.
In 2013, Toyota will move to the top floor, joining Ford, General Motors and Chrysler. And on the streets, consumers will be able to participate in at least five thrilling “ride-and-drive” experiences from top automakers including Subaru, Cadillac, VW, Toyota and Kia.
“The fresh, updated floor plan in 2013 will maximize the consumers’ Auto Show experience,” said Fogarty. “We are looking forward to these enhancements.”
Known as “The Public Policy Show,” the Washington Auto Show kicks off January 30, 2013, with two days of powerful and purposeful dialogue between industry leaders and public policy makers on issues affecting the automotive industry. For the second year, the multi-panel National Journal Live Policy Summit takes place at 8 a.m. in the Cannon House Office Building. A second full day of special events and public policy announcements on Thursday, January 31 at the show site.
The 10-day show opens to the public Feb.1, giving Washingtonians the opportunity to explore 750,000 sq ft of autos, advanced technology and experiential events throughout all levels, exhibition halls, exhibit space and meeting rooms of the Walter E. Washington Convention Center, in which more than 43 domestic and import manufacturers present more than 700 vehicles.