The Canadian International AutoShow

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Summary
Great selection of new, luxury and classic vehicles. Must attend event.
Pros
Amazing selection of vehicles
Great for new car window shopping
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Overview

The Canadian International AutoShow (CIAS) is Canada’s largest consumer show, attracting 300,000 attendees and covering over 500,000 square feet of convention space.

Just two days into the 2015 Canadian International AutoShow (CIAS), the event saw the largest media and public attendance seen for opening days in years with over 18,000 people descending upon the Metro Toronto Convention Centre on Friday alone.

Vehicle Premiers

45 vehicles made their Canadian premiere at the 2015 CIAS, including ten concept vehicles being shown in Canada for the first time. More than 1,000 cars, trucks and SUVs were on display.

2016 Audi TTS Coupe

A modern classic re-launched: Audi introduces the third generation of the TT to the road. The compact sports car captivates as a design icon with the driving dynamics of a genuine sports car and a revolutionary, fully digital cockpit.

2016 Audi TT Roadster

The compact two-seater sets new standards in design, drive, and suspension. A particular highlight in the third TT generation is the Audi virtual cockpit. For the first time, the digital instrument cluster provides all information within the driver’s field of vision – a concept that is causing a sensation. This has already led to the Audi TT’s new display and control system receiving the Car Connectivity Award and the honor of Interior Innovation of the Year at the Automotive Interiors Expo Awards.

 

2016 Audi Q7

The new Q7 is an imposing car with the best height – weight ratio in its class. Although it is shorter and narrower than its predecessor, the cabin is longer and offers more head room. 20 years of experience with lightweight construction flow into the new Audi Q7. The new Q7 is the benchmark for weight and fuel efficiency in the premium SUV segment.

M6 Coupe

The BMW M6 Coupe is a flawless balance of power, efficiency, comfort and luxury. Its athletic appearance is matched by exceptional performance delivered by a remarkable 4.4-litre M turbocharged V8 engine. Providing instantaneous responses, an appetite for revs, and consistent power delivery, the driving experience measures up to the sporting looks of this dynamically elegant vehicle.

MINI John Cooper Works

Distinctive and tradition-steeped, the new MINI John Cooper Works combines an authentic racing feeling with premium features. Its exceptional performance qualities make the new John Cooper Works the top athlete in the small car segment, thanks to the brand’s motor racing heritage and the most-powerful engine ever fitted in a MINI.

MINI Superleggera Vision

A collaborative venture between MINI and the Italian design and body manufacturing specialist Touring Superleggera has produced the study of a compact roadster whose design and concept focuses entirely on the essentials: driving fun and aesthetic appeal. Elaborately crafted by hand, this concept presents a modern interpretation of a classic open-top two-seater.

Raffle

CIAS also hosted the Prostate Cancer Canada’s Rock The Road Raffle. This year’s raffle was nothing short of extra-special, with a one-of-a-kind 50th-anniversary, sixth-generation edition 2015 Mustang GT Coupe valued at $87,487 be won. The lucky winner was Farook Mansoor from Scarborough, Ontario.

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Infiniti Q80 Inspiration at CIAS 2015