November historically marks the launch of Auto Show season, and the 2015 DFW Auto Show in Fort Worth is one of the first shows in the nation to unveil what the manufacturers have in store for 2016. Scheduled for November 19-22 at the Fort Worth Convention Center, the show will feature more than 270,000 square feet of 2016 cars, pickups, SUVs, minivans and hybrids.
“Our Show has been a Fort Worth institution for more than 60 years, and local consumers look forward to this event each year to assist them with their vehicle buying decisions,” said Jim Hardick, 2015 DFW Auto Show in Fort Worth chairman.
NEW AND REDESIGNED VEHICLES
A variety of all-new and redesigned 2016s are scheduled to appear including: Chevrolet Malibu, Silverado and Volt; Ford Shelby GT350 Mustang; GMC Sierra; Hyundai Tucson; Lexus ES; Mazda CX-5, MX-5; and Nissan Maxima. In addition, Ford will spotlight the 2017 F-Series Super Duty.
Park Place Premier Collection also will return with its “fantasy car” lineup featuring the Maserati Ghibli, Gran Turismo and Quattroporte, and Aston Martin returns to Fort Worth to showcase the Rapide, Db9 Coupe and Db9 Volante.
We’ll be updating the list of vehicles that will be on display as more info becomes available.
The DFW Auto Show in Fort Worth is proud to present an exciting test drive experience of more than 20 vehicles through the streets of downtown Fort Worth at the Ride & Drive event. Included with the price of Show admission, the event will feature vehicles from Ford, Lincoln and Toyota and will be located at the Water Garden, adjacent to the Convention Center. Product specialists will be on hand to answer questions and demonstrate all the amenities and driving capabilities the vehicles have to offer.
“There really is no better way to check out a new car or truck than to actually take it out on the road! This year, Ford is returning to the Ride & Drive line up, and Lincoln and Toyota are new to the event. All three manufacturers will offer a variety of compacts and sedans, pickup trucks and even hybrids to test-drive. We hope all of our Show visitors will take advantage of this great opportunity,” Hardick said.
The Ride & Drive Event will be held from 1 to 6 pm Friday, Nov. 19; 10 am to 6 pm Saturday, Nov. 21; and 10 am to 6 pm Sunday, Nov. 22. Participants must be 18 years old, have a valid driver’s license and proof of insurance.
TARRANT AREA FOOD BANK DONATIONS
The DFW Auto Show in Fort Worth and Tarrant Area Food Bank (TAF) are once again joining forces for “Fuel Up North Texas”. Throughout the four-day event, visitors are invited to donate one can of food for a $1 discount off of an $11 admission.
Last year the DFW Auto Show in Fort Worth donated 6,752 pounds of food to TAFB. That donation provided 5,262 meals for the hungry. Tarrant Area Food Bank wants to thank all of the visitors to the Show for their contribution, and thanks to DFW NCDA for making those contributions possible. We appreciate your desire to feed the hungry in our communities,” Pope added.
The Tarrant Area Food Bank will be on site at the DFW Auto Show in Fort Worth from 10 am to 6 pm on Saturday, Nov. 21 at the Fort Worth Convention Center to receive dealership donations.
The Tarrant Area Food Bank truck will be located on the Water Plaza off of the Houston Street entrance.
SHOW HOURS AND TICKET INFO
Show Hours are 1 to 10 p.m. Thursday and Friday, Nov. 19 and 20; 10 a.m. to 10 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 21; and 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 22. Tickets are $11 for adults, $5 for senior citizens 65 and older and children 6 to 12 years old, and children 5 and under are admitted free. $1 discount coupons are available at participating franchised new car dealerships.
For more information, visit FtWorthAutoShow.com.