Test Tracks & Drives

INDOOR TEST TRACKS (Requirements for participation vary with each manufacturer.)

Ford Built Wild - ‘BUILT WILD’ showcases the capability of Ford’s Bronco family of vehicles. The highlight is a Bronco off-road course, where visitors will tackle a 38-degree Bronco Mountain. You’ll feel the thrill of the climb while learning more about impressive Bronco tech like G.O.A.T. (Goes Over Any Terrain) Mode capabilities and technology that makes off-roading even more exciting and intelligent. Riders must be 44" tall. 

Hyundai Track - Auto show attendees can experience the Kona Electric, IONIQ 5 and IONIQ 6 first-hand while visiting the Hyundai booth (must be 18 years or older to participate). After registering for the drive, participants will be driven by a professional driver around the course highlighting the vehicle’s awarding winning features.. 

Chicago Drives ElectricThanks to a partnership with ComEd, the 2024 Chicago Auto Show features a battery-powered electric vehicle test track that will allow attendees go for a ride in some of the latest battery-powered electric vehicles. Participating manufacturers include: BMW, Cadillac, Chevrolet, Ford, Kia, Lucid, Nissan, Tesla and Volkswagen. Participating vehicles include: 

BMW
iX
i5
i7
CADILLAC
Lyriq
CHEVROLET
Silverado EV Work Truck
FORD
F-150 Lightning
Mustang Mach-E
KIA
EV6
EV9
LUCID
Air
NISSAN
Ariya
RIVIAN
R1S
R1T
TESLA
Model 3
Model X
Model Y
VOLKSWAGEN
ID.4
 
OUTDOOR TEST DRIVES (Sign up in manufacturer booth. Requirements for participation vary with each manufacturer. All require a valid driver’s license and breathalyzer to drive.)

The 2024 Chicago Auto Show will offer attendees the opportunity to get behind the wheel for a test drive. Test drives operate every day. You can sign up for the test drives on the show floor. Here is a list of the participating manufacturers, check back for updates.

FORD - Hours of Operation. 10 a.m. - 5:30 p.m.

  • Ford Bronco Sport
  • Ford Escape Hybriud
  • Ford Explorer
  • Ford F-150

KIA - Hours of Operation, 10 a.m. - 6 p.m.

  • Kia Carnival
  • Kia EV6
  • Kia EV9
  • Kia Niro Hybrid
  • Kia Seltos
  • Kia Sportage
  • Kia Telluride

SUBARU - Hours of Operation, 10 a.m. - 5 p.m.

  • Subaru Ascent
  • Subaru Crosstrek
  • Subaru Forester
  • Subaru Impreza
  • Subaru Legacy
  • Subaru Outback
  • Subaru Solterra
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