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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 116th edition of the Chicago Auto Show.

 
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    GM recycled some of its dream/concept vehicles in the late 1960s. Such is the case with the Pontiac Cirrus shown at the 1969 Chicago Auto Show. It was redone from the experimental GM-X which was built for the 1964 New York World’s Fair. The exaggerated fastback picked up a new nose and was said to have a Pontiac 400 cubic inch V-8 engine. Inside it was still like an aircraft cockpit with 21 dials and numerous control levers. Pontiac did nothing more with the Cirrus name, which eventually ended up on a line of Dodges in the 1990s. .