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'Brake' Thanksgiving Tryptophan Blues With the Los Angeles Auto Show

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LOS ANGELES, Nov. 23, 2010 -- Walk off your Thanksgiving turkey dinner at the LA Auto Show with the opportunity to see 1,000 of the newest electric, exotic and concept vehicles.

Stroll through the halls of the Los Angeles Convention Center, the equivalent of 12 football fields, and burn calories while enjoying several fun, interactive automotive exhibits for the whole family.

Stop by the Chevrolet booth to create a Matrix-style, 180-degree panorama picture and pick up a free limited edition Hot Wheels model of the new 2011 Camaro convertible; star in your very own Toyota car commercial; experiment with facial recognition software at Volkswagen and visit the Chevy Volt exhibit to try out the new Xbox 360 racing game, Kinect Joy Ride. Also be sure to drop by the Ford booth, where kids will enjoy racing toy Mustangs on elaborate slot car tracks.

Adult drivers can get behind the wheel with manufacturer test drives all weekend long, including a special off-road driving session with Land Rover certified instructors. Perfect outing for both before and after Turkey Day dinner, the Show is open 9 am €“  8 pm on Thanksgiving Day.

Take your holiday photo with "Black Beauty" from the upcoming "Green Hornet" film and during the weekend, check out the Nissan Quest Kid's Fun Zone with activities for kids 12 and under including bounce houses, face-painting and more!

Turn "Black Friday" into "Green Friday" with more than 50 alternative fuel vehicles including the first ever mass-production electric vehicles! Come see the Chevy Volt, just awarded "2011 Green Car of the Year," and other highly-anticipated electrics including the Nissan LEAF and newly debuted Toyota RAV4 EV and SAAB 9-3 ePower.

The LA Auto Show is open Nov. 19-28, including Thanksgiving Day, making it the perfect Thanksgiving destination for families and out-of-town guests. Ticket prices are $12 for adults and $2-off discount coupons can be found at Children 12 and under are admitted free when accompanied by an adult. For general information, please visit Also, to receive insider information and connect with other show enthusiasts follow the LA Auto Show on Twitter at and visit its Facebook page at