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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 110th edition of the Chicago Auto Show.

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    Throngs of admirers surround the Buick XP-300 experimental car, which was making it second appearance at the annual Chicago show. It was first display in 1951. The XP-500 featured an aluminum body, wraparound windshield, bumper/concave grille combo, and headlight bezels similar to those that appeared on 1953 Buicks. Using an experimental 330 horsepower, 215 cubic inch aluminum V-8, the XP-300’s engine was capable of operating on gasoline or methanol fuel. Flowing down the trunk lid was a chrome