Last weekend for the Washington Auto Show – W*USA 9
WASHINGTON (WUSA9) — This is the last weekend to experience the Washington Auto Show.
The DC Convention has more than 700 cars on display.
They’ve extended their hours this weekend after the blizzard put the brakes on the show for a few days.
Old cars to new ones that haven’t been put on the market yet, you’ll find the latest technology on four wheels and sometimes three.
The modern day driver wants to be connected, have convenience, mobility and look cool doing it.
“My grandfather was a Buick dealer for 50 years. I really like all the things Buick is doing. They’re redefining their brand reaching younger audience hot new cars to try,” said Joe Koch.
Fourteen-year-old Roger Mensah-Cooley liked the Humvee, but is thinking more practical once he gets his driver’s license in two years.
“I’d like to get a Jeep or Golf something small like that,” said Cooley.
Toyota’s Mirai prototype uses fuel cell technology, a window into the future of driving.
There’s something to do for the whole family, even painting cars.
“Each artist has a different take on what art really is,” said Kimatni Rawlings, Automotive Rythms.
Off-roading isn’t out of the question either at the auto show.
The Auto Show closes at 10 p.m. Saturday night. Sunday the hours are from 9 a.m.-6 p.m.
Adults are $12, Children are $5 and children five and under are free.
The Hands-on contest to win the Hyundai car ends at noon Sunday. There were five people still hanging on Saturday.
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