The Chrysler group is building a half-mile test track with two courses -- one for Jeep SUVs, and a second for Dodge trucks -- to put visitors to the 2005 Chicago Auto Show behind the wheel of its cars.
The automaker also will have Chrysler vehicles available for test drives.
The track is a part of a 156,000 square-foot exhibit, the largest for the automaker at any auto show. The company said Monday that it decided to build the track for the Chicago show after giving 36,000 test drives at its Camp Jeep exhibit earlier this year at New York's auto show.
The track will have a capacity of 30 vehicles at a time, the automaker said.
The automaker said the track will take seven days to build. The track will cover the perimeter of the exhibit. The Chrysler group's exhibit also will feature live music performances, giveaways and gaming kiosks.
The Chicago show opens to the public on Friday, Feb. 11.
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