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OC International Auto Show Rolls into Anaheim Convention Center with Everything Hot on Four Wheels

Media Preview, West Coast Debuts, All Electric Vehicles, High-End Exotics, Most Ride & Drives Ever and More

    The OC Auto Show is one of the first auto shows of the 2013-model season, allowing consumers to see hundreds of the latest cars, trucks, sport/utility vehicles and crossovers all in one place. The OC Auto Show brings the hottest exotics, newest production vehicles and clean burning creations to the Orange County marketplace. The show is the perfect place to learn more about several new all electric vehicles and hybrids including the Volvo XC60 plug-in hybrid concept, Toyota Avalon hybrid prototype, VW Jetta hybrid, CODA sedan, Ford Focus Electric, Ford C-MAX and more.
The show will offer members of the media a sneak preview of the show on Thursday, October 4, starting at 9 a.m., before the show opens to the public. Highlights include West Coast debuts of the SRT Viper, 2013 GMC Acadia, Chevy Impala, Buick Encore pre-production model, Toyota Avalon hybrid and VW Jetta hybrid. Also noteworthy to see up close is the 2013 Honda Accord, Volvo XC60 plug-in prototype, 2012 IntelliChoice Motorist Choice Awards unveils and more than 100 vehicles for test drives.
4 p.m. – 10 p.m. (Show open to the public)
Friday, October 5, Noon – 10 p.m.
Saturday, October 6, 9 a.m. – 10 p.m.
Sunday, October 7, 9 a.m. – 7 p.m.
Anaheim Convention Center
800 West Katella Avenue
Anaheim, CA 92802
(Media Parking – Enter off of West Street, park at loading docks B, C or D. Call DeeDee’s cell 415/515-1229 upon arrival)


The center will also be packed with ultra-high-end exotics including hot models from Ferrari, Lamborghini, Lotus, Spyker, Bentley, McLaren, Maserati, Fisker and more. Attendees can be selected to take a ride with a professional driver in a Ferrari or Lamborghini and enjoy special appearances by the Lakers Girls and Hooters’ Miss OC Bikini Contest.


Thursday, October 4 – Opening Day

9 a.m. – 12 p.m. (Sneak Preview for Media)

Show open to the public:



  • Up-close look at the cars of the future
  • Locals test driving more than 100 hot new vehicles – the most ever at the auto show
  • Camp Jeep, an interactive off-road test track with hill climbs, logs, bumps and berms

Spin Communications
DeeDee Taft, 415-515-1229

Source: OC International Auto Show