Chicago Auto Show Goers Pick Favorites

More than four in 10 persons who voted in the 2006 Chicago Auto Show's inaugural Best of Show Balloting consider the Ford Shelby GT 500 the top all-new production vehicle. This show is renowned for its consumer impact and it focuses on the buying public, who express their opinions with their dollars at dealership showrooms, says Arthur Kelly, show chairman. The Jeep display, which won top exhibit

More than four in 10 persons who voted in the 2006 Chicago Auto Show's inaugural “Best of Show Balloting” consider the Ford Shelby GT 500 the top all-new production vehicle.

“This show is renowned for its consumer impact and it focuses on the buying public, who express their opinions with their dollars at dealership showrooms,” says Arthur Kelly, show chairman.

The Jeep display, which won top exhibit honors, featured a test track and waterfall. The second-place nearby Dodge display also had a test track.

Here are the top three in each balloting category:

Best All-New Production Vehicle
1. Ford Shelby GT 500 43%
2. Porsche Cayman S 14%
3. Dodge Caliber SRT4 12%
Best Concept Vehicle
1. Dodge Challenger 35%
2. Chevrolet Camaro 32%
3. Infiniti Coupe 9%
Best Chicago World Introduction
1. Dodge Rampage Concept 18%
2. Mercedes Benz AMG ML 63 16%
3. Honda Civic Si Sedan Concept 14%
Best Exhibit
1. Jeep 33%
2. Dodge 21%
3. Ford 16%
Vehicle I Most Want In My Driveway
1. Chevrolet Camaro Concept 20%
2. Dodge Challenger Concept 17%
3. Ford Shelby GT 500 6%
Hide comments

Comments

  • Allowed HTML tags: <em> <strong> <blockquote> <br> <p>

Plain text

  • No HTML tags allowed.
  • Web page addresses and e-mail addresses turn into links automatically.
  • Lines and paragraphs break automatically.
Publish