Start your engines for the 45th edition of the Montreal International Auto Show!

MONTREAL, Dec. 19, 2012 /CNW Telbec/ - Desjardins Insurance presents, from January 18th to January 27th, 2013, the 45th edition of the Montreal International Auto Show (MIAS) at the Palais des congrès de Montréal. What's on track? One world premiere, one North American unveiling and a record of Canadian premieres. Manufacturers will reveal their hottest innovations and will look for consumer feedback.

Exotic, electrifying and performance!
McLaren, Aston Martin, Lamborghini, Ferrari, Maserati, Fisker, Porsche, Rolls-Royce, Bentley….The Auto Show will showcase unique cars by design, technology and mechanical performance.

Centennial Avenue
Walk through the Centennial Avenue and re-live 100 years of history….10 iconic cars representing their decade will be exposed on level 5, discovery and nostalgia guaranteed! This new feature is presented by Auto Hebdo.

Auto Show Contest
The Auto Show's much anticipated annual contest will once again give a few lucky winners the chance to walk away with incredible gifts. The draw will take place on Sunday, January 27, 2013. The first prize is a Grand Vitara JLX-L offered by Suzuki Canada.

EV Road Tests
CAA-Québec in partnership with the Montreal Auto Show is offering the opportunity to MIAS visitors to test drive electric cars. This activity will be held on-site and will allow attendees to experience and get familiar with this new technology.

New website and mobile version
The Montreal Auto Show has launched a new and redesigned website. It is modern, accessible and offers a mobile version with a simpler navigation for smart phones.

Facebook Contest 
Take Part in our contest on Facebook! A new prize to be won every week! And just in time for the Auto Show opening, one lucky winner will walk away with a VIP tour of the show with our official spokesperson and automotive expert: Bertrand Godin!

Kia Childcare Centre
The Kia Childcare Centre will once again be made available to amuse young ones… and allow their parents a well-deserved break! The Center features everything needed to keep children entertained while their parents enjoy the Show at their leisure!

Give blood. Give life.
In collaboration with Héma-Quebec and CTV Montreal, the Blood drive will be held at the Grande Place of Complexe Desjardins, from Monday 21st to Friday, January 25, 2013. Give generously!

January 18th to January 27th, 2013!
Desjardins Insurance presents the Montréal International Auto Show, organized by the Montréal Automobile Dealers Corporation (MADC), in collaboration with The Gazette.

SOURCE: MONTREAL INTERNATIONAL AUTO SHOW

For further information:

Tamar Kantarjian
Director, communications and marketing
Montreal International Auto Show
t.kantarjian@ccam.qc.ca
514 331-6571, ext. 239
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