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Chicago Auto Show: If you go

The 109th Chicago Auto Show takes over McCormick Place for a little more than a week beginning Feb. 11. The show brings nearly 1,000 kinds of vehicles from more than 30 automakers.

When: 10 a.m.-10 p.m. Feb. 11 to Feb. 20, (10 a.m.-8 p.m. Feb. 20)

Where: McCormick Place North and South, 23rd Street and Lake Shore Drive

Admission: Adults (13 and older): $13; senior citizens (62+): $7; children (7-12): $7; children (6 and younger) with a paying adult: free

MCCORMICK PLACE

LAKE

SHORE

DRIVE

LAKE

SHORE

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Hyatt

Regency

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NORTH

HALL

Lot A

Lot C

SOUTH

HALL

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Lot B

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Handicapped access: McCormick Place is wheelchair-accessible. A scooter rental is $50 a day, and wheelchairs are $20. For reservations, call 773-439-9940.

CTA rail: Green Line stop at Cermak

CTA bus: No. 3 King Drive (9 a.m.-10:30 p.m. weekends, 5-10:30 p.m. weekdays), 5-8:30 p.m. on the last Monday

Special buses: Between Ogilvie and Union Station, Museum Campus and McCormick Place in 7- to 30-minute intervals depending on day

WHAT'S ON DISPLAY

Alfa Romeo

South, near the concourse

NEW 2018 VEHICLE ON DISPLAY

2018 Alfa Romo Stelvio (Alfa Romeo photo)

Alfa's first SUV has an AWD performance-oriented Quadrifoglio model with a 2.9-liter biturbo V-6 engine.

Read more about the 2018 Alfa Romeo Stelvio

Audi

South, center of the hall

NEW 2018 VEHICLE ON DISPLAY

2018 A5 Sportback (Audi photo)

2018 A5 midsize sedan and its sportier variant, the S5, will be joined by the Sportback that's part hatch, part coupe, with 5 doors.

BMW

South, on the hall's west side

NEW 2018 VEHICLE ON DISPLAY

2017 BMW 5 Series (BMW photo)

2017 BMW 5 Series midsize sports sedan gets lighter, faster, smarter and loaded with more tech and luxury conveniences.

Read more about the 2017 BMW 5 Series

Chevrolet

North, near the concourse

NEW 2018 VEHICLE ON DISPLAY

2018 Chevrolet Traverse (Chevrolet photo)

2018 Chevy Traverse gets big for 2018 with 8 seats, more cargo room and a new 3.6-liter V6 engine. It might be overshadowed at the Chevy display by the Dark Knight's life-size Lego Batmobile.

Read more about the 2018 Chevrolet Traverse

Chrysler

South, near center of the hall

NEW 2018 VEHICLE ON DISPLAY

2017 BraunAbility Pacifica (BraunAbility photo)

Building off the success of the 2017 Pacifica minivan, Chrylser debuts the BraunAbility Pacifica, which is the most spacious wheelchair-accessible vehicle in the industry, according to Chrysler.

Dodge

South, on the hall's south side

TEST-DRIVE AVAILABLE

NEW 2018 VEHICLE ON DISPLAY

2018 Dodge Durango SRT (Dodge photo)

2018 Dodge Durango SRT goes from family hauler to performance SUV with a 475 horsepower HEMI V-8 engine, capable of hitting 60 mph in 4.4 seconds. Check out the limited-run Mopar 2017 Dodge Challenger, celebrating 80 years of the enthusiasts' parts subbrand.

Read more about the 2018 Dodge Durango SRT

Ford

South, near the concourse

TEST-DRIVE AVAILABLE

NEW 2018 VEHICLE ON DISPLAY

2018 Ford Mustang (Ford photo)

2018 Ford Mustang drops the V-6 engine and channels the track-minded Shelby GT350. Check out the redesigned Expedition full-size SUV for more practical pursuits.

Read more about the 2018 Ford Mustang

GMC

North, on the hall's north side

NEW 2018 VEHICLE ON DISPLAY

2018 GMC Terrain Denali (GMC photo)

2018 GMC Terrain compact crossver gets a more streamlined design with 3 available turbocharged four-cylinder engines, including a diesel.

Read more about the 2018 GMC Terrain

Honda

North, near the concourse

NEW 2018 VEHICLE ON DISPLAY

2018 Honda Odyssey (Honda photo)

2018 Honda Odyssey, the best-selling minivan, gets a modern redesign, 10-speed transmission and new Magic Slide seats.

Read more about the 2018 Honda Odyssey

Jeep

South, on the hall's south side

TEST-DRIVE AVAILABLE

NEW 2018 VEHICLE ON DISPLAY

2018 Jeep Compass (Jeep photo)

2018 Jeep Compass compact crossover replaces the old Compass and Patriot, and looks more like the Grand Cherokee, which is a big improvement.

Kia

North, on the hall's east side

TEST-DRIVE AVAILABLE

NEW 2018 VEHICLE ON DISPLAY

2018 Kia Stinger (Kia photo)

The all-new Stinger, a fastback sports sedan like German performance sedans, is daring new territory for Kia.

Read more about the 2018 Kia Stinger

Land Rover

South, near the concourse

NEW 2018 VEHICLE ON DISPLAY

2017 Land Rover Discover (Land Rover photo)

The first redesign in 12 years of the large three-row SUV comes with a supercharged six cylinder engine or a turbo diesel V-6.

Read more about the 2017 Land Rover Discovery

Lexus

South, near the hall's west side

NEW 2018 VEHICLE ON DISPLAY

2018 Lexus LS (Lexus photo)

The sleek flagship sedan gets a 3.5-liter twin-turbo V-6 engine that offers performance in the lap of luxury.

Read more about the 2018 Lexus LS

Mercedes-Benz

Vans in North (on the hall's west side)/Cars in South (on the hall's south side)

TEST-DRIVE AVAILABLE

NEW 2018 VEHICLE ON DISPLAY

2018 Mercedes-Benz E-Coupe (Mercedes-Benz photo)

2018 Mercedes-Benz E-Coupe is a two-door, two-turbo four seater with more room for everyone.

Read more about the 2018 Mercedes-Benz E-Coupe

Mini

South, near the hall's west side

NEW 2018 VEHICLE ON DISPLAY

2017 Mini Countryman (Mini photo)

The second version of the biggest Mini is the Countryman, and the mini crossover comes with a gas engine or as an all-new AWD plug-in hybrid.

Nissan

North, near the concourse

NEW 2018 VEHICLE ON DISPLAY

Nissan Titan Pro-4X (Nissan photo)

Nissan stole the show last year, and it might be better this year, with blacked-out Midnight Edition trim on six models, a new King Cab for the Titan pickup and a Star Wars X-Wing inspired Nissan Rogue joining forces with other Star Wars model fighters.

Toyota

South, on the hall's east side

TEST-DRIVE AVAILABLE

NEW 2018 VEHICLE ON DISPLAY

2018 Toyota Camry (Toyota photo)

The eighth-generation best-selling Camry sedan gets sportier profile called sexy by Toyota president. Sequoia full-size SUV also gets refreshed for Chicago.

Read more about the 2018 Toyota Camry

Volkswagen

North, on the hall's east side

NEW 2018 VEHICLE ON DISPLAY

Volkswagen Atlas (Volkswagen photo)

Hop on the bus, Gus, and check out VW's revamped SUV lineup, including the all-new three-row VW Atlas, redesigned Tiguan, and the I.D. Buzz concept car inspired by the microbus of the '60s.

Read more about the 2018 Volkswagen Atlas Read more about the 2018 Volkswagen Tiguan

Acura

South, center of the hall

2017 Acura NSX (Acura photo)

The NSX supercar will still look new this year.

Buick

South, on the hall's west side

2017 Buick Enclave (Buick photo)

Buick has nothing new to show, but check out its expanding lineup and get one more look at the Enclave before the 2018 model is announced sometime later this season.

Cadillac

South, near the concourse

Cadillac Escala concept (Cadillac photo)

Cadillac has nothing new unless it brings the Escala concept, which foretells gorgeous things to come.

Fiat

North

2017 Fiat 124 Spider Lusso (Fiat photo)

The 2017 Fiat 124 Spider, which shares many elements of the Mazda MX-5, is worth a look to rekindle summer driving dreams.

Genesis

South, near the concourse

2018 Genesis G80 (Genesis photo)

Hyundai's new luxury sub-brand is worth a gander to check out how far the Korean automaker has come in recent years.

Hyundai

North, on the hall's west side

2017 Hyundai Ioniq (Hyundai photo)

The Ioniq might be late to the plug-in party, but it's the only vehicle offered as a hybrid, plug-in hybrid or all-electric vehicle.

Infiniti

South, on the hall's west side

Infiniti QX50 concept (Infiniti photo)

The QX50 midsize crossover concept is production-ready and is expected for next year.

Jaguar

South, near the concourse

Jaguar I-Pace concept (Jaguar photo)

It remains to be seen whether the I-Pace electric SUV concept will make an appearance, but resurgent Jaguar is in the midst of an impressive product boom.

Lincoln

South, near the hall's west side

2017 Lincoln Navigator (Lincoln photo)

We're expecting a new Navigator full-size SUV to be announced at some point this season, nothing like the wacky concept with retracting steps and a built-in concept.

Maserati

Center of South hall, near Concourse

Maserati Levante (Maserati photo)

Maserati broadens its lineup with an SUV because all the performance brands are doing it. The turbocharged V-6 can make 424 horsepower.

Mazda

North, center of the hall

2017 Mazda MX-5 Miata (Mazda photo)

The MX-5 Miata with a retractable hard top, which debuted in April 2016, finally parks in Chicago.

Mitsubishi

North, on the hall's north side

2017 Mistubishi Outlander Sport (Mitsubishi photo)

Yes, it's still selling cars in the U.S., no there's nothing new.

Porsche

South, near the hall's west side

2017 Porsche Panamera (Porsche photo)

Panamera fastback sedan gets redesigned for 2017 with a twin-turbo V-8 engine that makes 550 horsepower.

Ram

South, near center of the hall

TEST-DRIVE AVAILABLE

Ram 1500 (Ram photo)

Ram has nothing new except a 30,000-square-foot proving ground with mountain climb, towing and torque demonstrations and other truck stuff.

Smart

2017 Smart cabrio (Smart photo)

The convertible returns on the short tail of the 2016 redesign of the two-seat microcar.

Subaru

North, near center of the hall

TEST-DRIVE AVAILABLE

2018 Subaru WRX STI (Subaru photo)

The Impreza was redesigned for 2017, and now the performance variants WRX and WRX STI gets some superficial updates.

Volvo

South, center of the hall

Volvo V90 Cross Country (Volvo photo)

Under Geely, the Chinese congolomerate, the Swedish brand has had back-to-back years with car of the year finalists.

Sources: Chicago Auto Show, CTA, Metra, Tribune reporting

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