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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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    Appearing at the 1979 show, the Ford "Tuareg" off-road concept vehicle was based on the 1978 European Fiesta. A 1.1-liter engine teamed with a four-speed manual tranny provided power. The Tuareg also had a beefier suspension than the Fiesta, and was fitted with sand/mud tires. Special body features included the five functional louvers on the hood , larger wheel arches that flared into the running boards and thin tubular steel bumpers.