MONTREAL, Nov. 30 /CNW Telbec/ - From January 18 to the 27, the 2008
Montréal International Auto Show (MIAS) will soar to new heights! Once again
this year, this exceptional event, which consistently attracts hundreds of
thousands of passionate car enthusiasts, will awaken your senses.
Avoid the Line-ups!
Until January 7, 2008, tickets to the 40th Edition of the Montréal
International Auto Show (MIAS) can be purchased online at
http://www.montrealautoshow.com for the special low price of $11. Your tickets
bought in this manner can be printed directly, thus enabling you to gain
quicker access to the Show. So, buying your tickets online not only saves you
from waiting in-line at the Show ticket counters, it also allows you to save
25% on a general admission weekend ticket. What are you waiting for ?
The Show now has a British Accent
The MIAS will present a new special attraction: 100 % British, which will
gather several models of Britannic cars presented in collaboration with the
automobile club of "Rendez-vous Des Anglaises" and Driving.ca. This exhibit
takes visitors on a trip through time to admire some of the most famous
automobiles like a 1973 Triumph TR6, a 1968 Morgan Competition Duotone, a 1968
Jaguar E-Type, a 1961 MGA, a 1990 TVR S2, a 1966 Austin Healey MK III 3000, a
1948 Singer Nine Roadster and a 1969 MGB driven by Michel Côté actor in the
movie Cruising Bar 2, which will appear in cinemas in summer 2008.
On Route to a Greener Future
For a fourth consecutive year, the 40th Edition of the MIAS, in
collaboration with Natural Resources Canada, is proud to present the segment
On Route to a Greener Future which includes two features: the Green Zone and
the 2008 ecoENERGY for vehicles Award Winners. Once again, the visitors will
have the opportunity to check out various ecologically-friendly vehicles. An
exceptional rendez-vous in the center of priorities : automobile industry and
A Marvellous Paradise!
The MIAS will invite you to get a glimpse of heaven: 7th Heaven! Even if
this floor is optional, it will excite your curiosity. A blissful exhibit of
wonderful exotic automobiles will have you floating on clouds. It is enough to
take your breath away!
The Curtain draws on the Unveilings
Year after year, the MIAS is the theatre of many unveilings: Canadian
unveilings, regional unveilings, concepts and prototypes.
Here are the confirmed unveilings at this year's Show (as of November 29,
BMW : 2008 M3 Coupe
2008 1 Series Coupe
Dodge: 2009 Journey
Jaguar: 2009 XF
Lexus : 2008 IS-F
Maserati : 2008 Granturismo
Mazda : 2008 Mazda5
MINI : 2008 Clubman
Mitsubishi : 2008 Lancer Evolution
Subaru : 2008 Impreza WRX STi
Toyota : 2009 Corolla
Volkswagen : 2009 Jetta TDI
Volvo : 2008 XC70
Regional Unveilings :
Volkswagen : 2009 Jetta Wagon
Ford & Lincoln : Ford Interceptor
KIA : Soul
Dodge : 2008 Viper
People interested in obtaining additional information about the 40th
Edition of the Auto Show or those who wish to purchase tickets online can do
so by logging on to the Show's Web site at www.montrealautoshow.com
The Montréal International Auto Show, organized by the Montreal
Automobile Dealers Corporation, is presented by Desjardins General Insurance,
in collaboration with The Gazette.
For further information:
For further information: Karine Gélinas, Project Manager -
Communications, Montréal International Auto Show, (514) 331-6571, ext. 324,
firstname.lastname@example.org; Contact: Sandrine Leroy, Director of communications,
Montréal International Auto Show, (514) 331-6571, ext. 234,