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OFF THE BEATEN TRACK. The Not So Usual Motoring Event
Posted on: January 23, 2017
Photo source: 2015 Ferrari 458 Speciale Aperta
The Boston Auto Show 2017
- January 12 to 16It's the Biggest Auto Show in New England and the perfect place to browse hundreds of the newest vehicles.
This annual event was set in the Boston Convention and Exhibition Center in the Seaport District. This year’s show included major automotive brands like Chevrolet, Ford and Toyota along with exotic names such as Aston Martin, Lamborghini, Maserati, Porsche, Bentley and others. There was over 600 cars from more than 30 manufacturers on display in the event from compact cars to SUVs to vans, truck, electric and hybrids.Visitors were able to test-drive some new models like the Porsche 911 Targa 4S, the Mercedes-Benz AMG GT S and the all-new Mini Convertible. It was also the venue for the US debut of the Bentley W12 Flying Spur and the Aston Martin DB11.
Although self-driving vehicles were not on display, autonomous driving technologies such as self-braking, drowsiness alert, lane departure warning system, blind spot monitoring and the traffic jam assist are on full display. The event also gave full emphasis on alternative fuel vehicles. With over 100 alternative fuels cars on display from the likes of Honda, Chevrolet and, Hyundai Here are some cars that were on display at the event, courtesy of Joffrey Roa.