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Old 22nd March 2009, 14:21   #1
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Default 2009 Auto Show - Minneapolis

I have took over a hundred pictures at the Auto show at the Minneapolis Convention Center this evening. I will post selected ones and divide the lot into 4 or 5 posts. This is an intro post with views of the location and then some. Have fun.

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Old 22nd March 2009, 14:30   #2
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Old 22nd March 2009, 14:39   #3
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Default 2009 Auto Show - Minneapolis (Part 3)

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Old 22nd March 2009, 15:03   #6
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Default 2009 Auto Show - Minneapolis (Part 6)

This is part 6 of the pic post. The final one. Mostly Americano -- the leafspring supercar and some retro's and Hemi's.

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Really Nice Coverage.
The pics are amazing.
The rims on the BMW 550i look really amazing.
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lovely pics dude,looks like you were the the official photographer for the event he he...
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Awesome pics man!! 550i looks great in black!!
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amazing pics sir.
my favourite of the lot-the cooper s and the mustang..
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Thanks guys. Glad you love the pics. Now then, I do have several more pics which I took but did not post since there were just too many. Also, the vehicles I photographed are a mere 20% of the total vehicles on display at the show.

There weren't many concept cars on this one, unlike the ones in Detroit. But almost every car on display could be sat in and inspected by all, except those few marked as to-not-to or barricaded in.

I posted pics of spec sheets of some vehicles so that it enables you to be the judge on not just on how the cars look but on the details of what each car has to offer (some of those being engine size, horsepower, driving wheels, 0-60 mph times, number of gears, implemented technology) and how much they displace the green stuff in your wallet (and how much each option costs in addition to the base price).

If you have a favorite pic/car/part/option/price/gal in here, go ahead and make a post about it.

Last year I did not take a camera to the (2008) show and I regretted it. Hopefully this changes that.

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fantastic snaps sAP,
my favourits are
BMW 550i,dodge and nissan 370z
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Nice coverage

Genesis looks huge.

Such a big difference for prices between US and India (cant help)

Saw Toyota logo at many places but not enough cars from toyota on this post.

Pls upload some more toyota cars n SUVs pics.
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Beautiful photos! No Mitsubishis? Awe!! :(
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Excellent.
Infinity all wheel drive was damn good.
new mustang looked fantastic.
nissan 370z as usual awesone.

i somehow did not like the bmws... the x6 is ok ! (personal opinion)
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