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The Auto Show Was A Family Event

Updated on April 16, 2018
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Claudette Carter has been a writer for more than 30 years. Graduated from Widener University and enjoys focusing on positive things in life

Safety, Luxury, High & Reasonably Priced Vehicles were the Focus of the Auto Show

The 2017 Acura NSX was one of the first cars I encountered at the auto show. This model starts at $156,000. This was one of the most expensive vehicles at the show.
The 2017 Acura NSX was one of the first cars I encountered at the auto show. This model starts at $156,000. This was one of the most expensive vehicles at the show.
The 2018 XC40 is one of Volvos' newest and latest editions. This was the car my daughter Jaleesa fell in love with. It started at a price around $37,000 and will be available in the next few months. A salesman said it is the number one car in Europe.
The 2018 XC40 is one of Volvos' newest and latest editions. This was the car my daughter Jaleesa fell in love with. It started at a price around $37,000 and will be available in the next few months. A salesman said it is the number one car in Europe.
This black beauty which was a BMW M5 Sedan which was priced at a mere $102,600.
This black beauty which was a BMW M5 Sedan which was priced at a mere $102,600.
The S90 Momentum White 2018 Volvo was a T8 plug in hybrid. It started out around $48,100.
The S90 Momentum White 2018 Volvo was a T8 plug in hybrid. It started out around $48,100.
 My daughter decided to pose with one of our favorite cars which is the XC90 Volvo. I own the 2017 version of this vehicle. It was recognized as one of the top vehicles at the car show based on its safety record.
My daughter decided to pose with one of our favorite cars which is the XC90 Volvo. I own the 2017 version of this vehicle. It was recognized as one of the top vehicles at the car show based on its safety record.
This show stopping 2018 Porsche drew crowds based on its unique design and appearance. The MaCan GTS engine 3.0-liter twin turbocharged V6 was captivating. The price started at $190,700.
This show stopping 2018 Porsche drew crowds based on its unique design and appearance. The MaCan GTS engine 3.0-liter twin turbocharged V6 was captivating. The price started at $190,700.
A spectacular blue is revealed in this 2018 911 Carrera 4S Porsche. With a engine that is 3.0-liter twin-turbocharged. The price was a mere $148,000.
A spectacular blue is revealed in this 2018 911 Carrera 4S Porsche. With a engine that is 3.0-liter twin-turbocharged. The price was a mere $148,000.
A gray convertible Maserati, was also displayed within a roped off section that did not allow visitors of the Auto Show to touch it.
A gray convertible Maserati, was also displayed within a roped off section that did not allow visitors of the Auto Show to touch it.
One of the cutest little trucks at the Auto Show was the 2018 FX4 Ford Truck. It was featured as one of the off road vehicles.
One of the cutest little trucks at the Auto Show was the 2018 FX4 Ford Truck. It was featured as one of the off road vehicles.
The 2018 Jeep, drew an enormous crowd as it climbed stairs and leaned sideways. Visitors were amazed at the Jeep's abilities.
The 2018 Jeep, drew an enormous crowd as it climbed stairs and leaned sideways. Visitors were amazed at the Jeep's abilities.
The Auto Show did allow each visitor "to find out what moves you," regarding the type of vehicles they enjoy driving.
The Auto Show did allow each visitor "to find out what moves you," regarding the type of vehicles they enjoy driving.
A 2018 Navy Blue E 400 Cabriolet Mercedes started at $68,800 MSRP was eye catching. It was a convertible which my daughter Wanisha loved.
A 2018 Navy Blue E 400 Cabriolet Mercedes started at $68,800 MSRP was eye catching. It was a convertible which my daughter Wanisha loved.
A 2018 White Lexus, was stunning in appearance. The front grill of this vehicle is uniquely designed, giving the car almost a space aged look.
A 2018 White Lexus, was stunning in appearance. The front grill of this vehicle is uniquely designed, giving the car almost a space aged look.
This 2018 Gray Mercedes AMG GLC43 SUV started at $56,250.
This 2018 Gray Mercedes AMG GLC43 SUV started at $56,250.

The Auto Show Featured A Variety of Vehicles

The Auto Show in Philadelphia, Pa was impressive. We turned it into a family event as I attended with my daughters and son-in-law. Whether you are male or female, young or old, rich or poor, there was a variety of vehicles that could satisfy your car purchasing desire. For the year 2018, there were numerous cars available starting from $20,000 up to $60,000 or more. Of course, the outrageous boy toys were present which ranged from $150,000 to more than $200,000.

We were surprised to discover reasonably priced vehicles within such cars as #Volvo, Mercedes, Porshe, and Jaguar. These previously known affluent cars actually had vehicles in the $30,000 price range. This was an eye-opener to a lot of visitors at the Auto Show. Crowds anxiously gathered, around these cars. People of all ages, races, and gender. Numerous people especially young men, slid into the driver seats of various vehicles.

The new XC40 SUV Volvo was one of the favorites. People stood in line to hear the spew about this car. Finally, one of the safest vehicles was described on their website as, "Great things don't come from comfort zones. To create our smallest SUV, we looked to architecture, art and culture for inspiration. By thinking differently, we designed a vehicle that's unlike anything you've experienced before." Another esteemed car was the 2018 E-400 Convertible Mercedes. It was navy blue with cream colored seats. This nice looking vehicle was described as being, "Defined by style, powered by innovation."

The #Auto Show was a machination of safety, luxury and reasonably priced cars that brought a variety of people together. It was an adventure that brought our family together for an afternoon of pure amusement.



After the Auto Show we went to the Brazillian Steakhouse for Dinner.

The buffet at the Brazilian Steakhouse is quite extensive and filling.
The buffet at the Brazilian Steakhouse is quite extensive and filling.
A variety of cheeses, meats, olives, spinach, lettuce and other choices exist on this outstanding buffet.
A variety of cheeses, meats, olives, spinach, lettuce and other choices exist on this outstanding buffet.
Various soups are also a part of the buffet as a start to your meal.
Various soups are also a part of the buffet as a start to your meal.
An array of salad choices exist on the large and extensive buffet.
An array of salad choices exist on the large and extensive buffet.
On the buffet this dish consist of beautifully arranged artichokes.
On the buffet this dish consist of beautifully arranged artichokes.
My dessert consisted of an amazingly delicious key lime pie.
My dessert consisted of an amazingly delicious key lime pie.
A delectable cheesecake smoothered with chocolate and caramel sauce.
A delectable cheesecake smoothered with chocolate and caramel sauce.
One of the delicious desserts that were served after our meal.
One of the delicious desserts that were served after our meal.
One of Brazilian Steakhouse's seafood specialty. It consist of delicious large shrimp and lobster.
One of Brazilian Steakhouse's seafood specialty. It consist of delicious large shrimp and lobster.
Various delectable meats were delivered as you turned your tab to let them know that you wanted such meats as steak, chicken, lamb and various sausages.
Various delectable meats were delivered as you turned your tab to let them know that you wanted such meats as steak, chicken, lamb and various sausages.
Wanisha, also enjoyed our family outing which included the Auto Show and then dinner at the Brazilian Steakhouse.
Wanisha, also enjoyed our family outing which included the Auto Show and then dinner at the Brazilian Steakhouse.
My daughter Jaleesa, enjoyed the Auto Show and the meal we had at the steakhouse. It was an excellent family day.
My daughter Jaleesa, enjoyed the Auto Show and the meal we had at the steakhouse. It was an excellent family day.
Gabby was our waitress at the Brazilian Steakhouse. She was very pleasant, thorough and professional.
Gabby was our waitress at the Brazilian Steakhouse. She was very pleasant, thorough and professional.

After the Auto Show We had Dinner at the Brazilian Steak House

We thoroughly enjoyed the Auto Show but upon leaving we were famished. The Picanha Brazilian Grill was our choice located downtown Philadelphia. We ordered and were served drinks. Then it was time to delve into the salad bar which consisted of a variety of cold-cuts, cheeses, artichokes, olives, as well as an array of salads and soups.

After we indulged in the salad bar, a seafood dish was ordered. It was filled with shrimp and lobster claws which were fresh and delectable. The round tabs on our table allowed us to have an assortment of meats delivered such as chicken, steak, lamb and Italian sausage. Next on the menu was desserts such as key lime pie and chocolate, caramel covered cheesecake. This was an authentic #Brazilian style that is a stimulus for good eating. We left the restaurant satisfied with our family day at the Auto Show and delicious food as well. We thanked our heavenly Father Jehovah for a clean and fulfilling day of recreation.

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© 2018 Claudette Coleman Carter

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