AUBURN HILLS, Mich., Nov. 23 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/
-- 2005 Dodge truck test drives and an appearance by NASCAR Nextel Cup driver Brendan Gaughan
highlight the What to Give Your Truck for the Holidays expo Saturday, Dec. 4 at the Walter
P. Chrysler Museum in Auburn Hills. The event runs 10 a.m.- 3 p.m. and admission
Visitors can test drive the 2005 Dodge Ram 1500, 2500/3500 and SRT 10, the
all-new Dakota and the Magnum RT, compliments of the Motor City Dodge Dealers.
Product specialists will be on hand to answer questions and visitors can pick up
Affiliate Reward discount certificates, good for the Preferred Price (1% below
factory invoice) on a new Dodge purchase or lease.
Gaughan, the #62 Orleans Dodge Team owner, will greet visitors and sign
autographs from noon-2 p.m. His racing achievements include a record-setting run
earlier this year in the Viper-powered Dodge Ram SRT-10 at the DaimlerChrysler
Proving Grounds in Chelsea. With Gaughan behind the wheel, the SRT-10 posted a
two-lap, both-directions average speed of 154.587 mph over a "flying
kilometer" on the 4.71 mile oval track. The record was certified by
Guinness World Records and the Sports Car Club of America.
What to Give Your Truck for the Holidays guests can also celebrate the Dodge
truck lifestyle in seasonal-fashion by:
* Touring Dodge Legends: The Trucks, a special Museum exhibition featuring 18 of
the fastest, strongest, most powerful and capable trucks to ever wear the Dodge
badge. The exhibit, showcasing vehicles dating back to 1920, runs through Jan.
* Checking out displays and demonstrations of Dodge Accessories by Mopar.
* Viewing the Dodge Raminator, Dakota Warrior, Ram Daytona and Stratus Tuner.
* Exploring sports and recreation equipment by Gander Mountain. Visitors will
also receive $10 discount coupons for purchases at all Detroit area stores.
* Browsing holiday decorations by Olde World Canterbury Village/Always Christmas
and Meadow Brook Hall. Visitors will also receive coupons for discount admission
to the Hall's Annual Holiday Walk.
* Listening to the holiday sounds of the DaimlerChrysler Technology Center Choir
from 11 a.m.-1 p.m.
* Entering a drawing for Dodge truck collectibles from the Museum's gift
What to Give Your Truck for the Holidays visitors can also meet WCSX air
personality Steve Kostan from 1-3 p.m. as well as K.T., who will broadcast live
from the event beginning at noon.
The Walter P. Chrysler Museum is located at the corner of Featherstone and
Squirrel Roads on DaimlerChrysler's Auburn Hills complex. From I-75, take
exit 78 (Chrysler Dr.) and follow the Museum signs.
Visit http://www.chryslerheritage.com/ or call 888-456-1924 for details. In the
event of inclement weather, the 2005 Dodge truck test drives will be held on
Saturday, Dec. 11 from 10 a.m.-3 p.m.
Quelle: Chrysler Group