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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.

 
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    A special exhibit at the 1979 Chicago Auto Show featured a prototype Chevrolet Corvette from Pasadena-based California Custom Coach. The four-door, four-passenger sports car featured a 30-inch longer wheelbase, dual t-tops, and deep dish wire wheels. A reported two years and $200,000 was invested in the development of the Corvette "America." In 1980, five copies were assembled and listed for $37,500 each.