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First staged in 1901, the Chicago Auto Show is the largest auto show in North America and has been held more times than any other auto exposition on the continent. This year marks the 108th edition of the Chicago Auto Show.

  • 1972CAS_GM_Concept
    Rare shot of the General Motors Experimental Safety Vehicle (ESV) during exhibit setup before the opening of the 1972 Chicago Auto Show. The vehicle was built to specifications supplied by the U.S. Department of Transportation as a public service for the contract price of one dollar. The ESV had a 124-inch wheelbase, 219-inch overall length and 56-inch height. One feature was the removal of the A-pillars to improve driver vision. Two of these five-passenger sedans were delivered to DOT in Octobe