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      SoCal Test Drive Expo in Long Beach

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      June 15, 2012

      Friday  12:00 PM - 8:00 PM

      300 E Ocean Blvd,
      Long Beach, California 90802

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      SoCal Test Drive Expo

      Looking for a killer Father's Day weekend activity? The SoCal Test Drive Expo, the nation's first-ever all test drive auto show, will have the streets of Long Beach filled with dads and grads test driving the newest vehicles from auto manufacturers.

      Featuring new makes and models from Buick, Cadillac, Chevrolet, GMC, Chrysler, Dodge, Jeep, Fiat, Ford, Subaru, Acura, Toyota and Volkswagen, the show's unique, one-stop registration process will allow visitors to test drive dozens of different vehicles from the automotive brands with a single $10 admission in a sales free environment. With a choice of nearly 100 different cars to choose from, guests to the event will drive outside onto a portion of the same seaside street course used for the Grand Prix of Long Beach.

      The thrilling Camp Jeep test track will come to L.A. County for the first time at this event. Camp Jeep is an interactive adventure zone where professional 4x4 drivers will share the experience of Jeep's on and off-road capabilities with riders.

      Some of the eco-friendly cars expected to be available for test drives include the Chevrolet Cruze Eco; Chevrolet Malibu Eco; Chevrolet Volt; Toyota Prius C, Prius V, and third generation Prius; and the Toyota Camry Hybrid.

      Downtown Long Beach Discount: Test Drive Expo attendees will receive a discount card redeemable at many participating Downtown Long Beach restaurants.

      Other Highlights:

      Friday only: Automotive journalist Laura Burstein can provide consumer tips on car shopping and discuss automotive trends.

      Remote broadcast by AM 830 KLAA and appearance by the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim Strike
      Force with Angels team giveaways – Friday, 4:00-6:00 p.m.

      Los Angeles Laker Girls autograph signings – Saturday, 2:30-4:30 p.m.

      Hooters Girls appearance – Saturday, 11:00 a.m.-6:30 p.m.

      Remote broadcast by K-Earth 101 FM – Saturday, 11:00 a.m.

      Remote broadcast by KROQ-FM – Saturday, 2:00 p.m.

      Remote broadcast by JACK-FM – Sunday, 11:00 a.m.

      Show hours for the SoCal Test Drive Expo are Friday, June 15, 12:00 noon - 8:00 p.m.; Saturday, June 16, 10:00 a.m. - 8:00 p.m.; and Sunday, June 17, 10:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

      Pre-sale of admission and VIP tickets will begin June 1 at, or purchase tickets at the Long Beach Convention Center box office on the day of the event.

      Drivers must have a valid driver’s license, be 18 years old to drive most vehicles, and pass a breathalyzer test.

      Cost: Payment required - $10 admission

      Categories: Outdoors & Recreation | Sports

      Event details may change at any time, always check with the event organizer when planning to attend this event or purchase tickets.
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