According to show organizers, the Chicago Auto Show was the first North American auto show to tally 100 shows. Officials also describe the Chicago Auto Show as the nation's largest, utilizing 1.3 million square feet of Chicago's McCormick Place complex, or enough floor space to accommodate 26 Boeing 747s. The Chicago Auto Show doesn't garner as much worldwide attention as the Hollywood or Motor City shows, but the Second City nevertheless plays host to a number of important new car introductions every year.
Subaru unveiled a new Legacy and Kia unleashed an Optima hybrid and Soul EV.
Where the 2014 Toyota Tundra and that Superman-themed Kia Optima were born.
Hyundai brought a pair of Elantras, while Acura offered up the first-ever ILX and a redesigned RDX.
Acura refreshed the TL and Volkswagen showed off the latest Jetta GLI.
Remember the Kia Ray Concept and those pink Dodge Challengers?
Some people are probably still dreaming about the Chevy Stingray Concept
The six-door Alton F-650 SUV was wonderfully ludicrous