Opening day of the Quad City Regional Auto Show

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DAVENPORT--- Opening day for the Quad City Regional Auto Show is Friday, February 10, 2017, at the RiverCenter in Davenport.

This year's show will display more than 150 new cars from 23 domestic and imported manufacturers.

"You are going to see a good selection of all the news cars available in the Quad Cities. This is a non selling show so if you have questions this is a great place to do that," said Brian Cox with McLaughlin Motors.

Quad City Regional Auto Show volunteers spend hours getting ready for the show

This year the Auto Show is bringing back a feature only done once before. It will offer test drives where people can choose from 12 different vehicles to drive.

For kids who aren't old enough to drive just yet, they can test out their skills on the NASCAR simulator on the show room floor.

There will also be a bouncy house, petting zoo, face painting and carnival games for the whole family.

"There's something for everyone at the auto show that's for sure, we like to have the opportunity for people to be able to kick a few tires, sit in the back seat and front seat, some of the things you just can't do at a dealership," says event coordinator Susan Shrader.

The auto show gave scholarships to high school students whose parents work in the auto industry. This year,17 students were awarded scholarships ranging from $1,000 to $5,000.

The show is open February 10th and 12th from 10 a.m. until 9 p.m. and 10 a.m. to 5 p.m on Sunday.