Sacramento Auto Show Opens Up This Weekend

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The Sacramento International Auto show is now open to the public, and everyone has a chance to take a walk down memory lane, look at the cars of the past and compare them to the cars of the future.

The show includes 40 different manufacturers both foreign and domestic. Ticket holders will even get a chance to get up close with some exotic cars such as the Lamborghini, Ferrari and Portia.

Trevon Sellers says seeing that kind of muscle is the reason he shows up every year.

"I love the Lambo's they are amazing I love all the exotic cars they are really amazing cars. They are really just fun to see," said Sellers.

The three day event gives fans a chance compare like model cars, sit inside the vehicles and ask questions with no pressure.

"Its a non selling show so you get a lot of information and then go back to the dealer and make the decision you want to make you can see all these line makes next to each other its a really unique opportunity," said Stacey Castle, event producer.
The event does offer more than just a chance to see several cars up close and personal you can even get behind the wheel of a simulator or test drive four different companies' cars on a track.

Ticket prices start at $5 for children 8-12, $7 for children 13-17 years of age, $9 for seniors and those in the military, and $13 for adults. All the money raised from ticket sales goes to charity.

"Its so exciting what we have been able to do with some of the money. We are currently in our 5th year of a million dollar endowment for Shriner's Hospital for Children. We bought a car for Make a Wish; we funded a bunch of wishes; we supported Ronald McDonald House [and] most recently we gave a $25,000 contribution to the mustard seed school which serves the children homeless population."

This weekend's hours are: Friday 10 a.m. - 9 p.m., Saturday from 10 a.m. - 8 p.m. and Sunday 10 a.m. - 6 p.m.

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