Chicago Auto Show 2011 Preview (PHOTOS)

The 2011 Chicago Auto Show opens Friday and is ready to wow car lovers with more than one million square feet of floor space with the latest car models and concepts to hit the road.

This annual car show is a longstanding Chicago tradition. The first official Chicago Auto Show took place in 1901 and it has since grown to become the nation's largest auto show.

In its 103rd year, attendees of the McCormickl Place event will be able to see over 1,000 cars and explore some of the show's interactive features and entertainment.

People can check out the 2011 Chicago Auto Show starting Friday, Feb. 11 through Sunday, Feb. 20. It's open daily from 10 a.m. to 10 p.m., except for the last day, when it closes at 8 p.m. General admission is $11 for adults and $7 for children, ages 7 to 12-years-old.

Take a sneak peek at some of the cars at this year's auto show.

Photos are courtesy of the Chicago Auto Show.

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