Chevy Corvette will be in fine company this Sunday evening at a high profile assemblage of press writers from around the globe. The writers are in Detroit for the North American International Auto Show, which officially begins with press conferences on Monday morning.
The Sunday evening assembly will be at the MGM Grand Detroit, but it is definitely not open to the public. Other vehicles expected are Aston Martin, Bentley, Falcon, Ferrari, Jaguar, Lamborghini, Lexus, Lincoln, Lingenfelter, Maserati, McLaren, Morgan, Porsche, Range Rover, and Rolls-Royce.
Some of the vehicles to be on view at the casino hotel will not be shown at the auto show itself. Among them are Aston Martin One-77(pictured), Lamborghini Aventador, McLaren MP4-12C, Rolls-Royce Ghost, and Jaguar XKR-S.
The NAIAS schedule includes two days of press conferences (Monday-Tuesday), two supplier days (Wednesday-Thursday), the gala charity preview (Friday evening), and the regular show (open to the public Saturday the 14th through Sunday the 22nd).
According to a press release today: "to further highlight the experience surrounding some of the world’s most unique and luxurious vehicles, famed Chef Wolfgang Puck will prepare a special dinner for invited guests. Comcast Business Class is the Presenting Sponsor of The Gallery. Additional sponsors include Tapper’s Diamonds & Fine Jewelry, Neiman Marcus, and others.
"This event is not open to the public, however, there is a unique opportunity for 100 people to purchase tickets, which are available at $500 each. Tickets will not be sold at the door, but may be purchased by contacting The Fulkerson Group at 248-819-8332."