Lexus, Mazda, Porsche, GM, Mercedes Benz, Mitsubishi, Subaru (Car & Driver), Honda, Toyota, BMW, Jaguar, Audi or any other manufacturer sponsored event.
Free or Low Cost to attend
Free food and drinks
Road race course or autocross
Off Roading course for SUVs
Manufacture's new cars
Competition's comparison cars
Free parting gifts to take home
Or some mix of the above
Check the Wiki and the latest replies for details on the upcoming events. My favorite ones have been the Taste of Lexus events, where there have been great food, free gifts and a ton of competitors cars to drive.
Thanks to everyone who continues to update this page with new events! I started this in 2006 and it's still going strong with new events in 2014!!!!
If any SD'ers wanna keep in touch:
If you guys hear of any events, update the Wiki or Post a reply!
These events are a fun FREE way to spend a day driving new cars, taking home gifts and eating free food!
Past Events: Check these sites often since many are annual events.
Also many of these let you sign up to be notified of the next event.
Taste of Lexus [tasteoflexus.com]
Toyota Tundra Prove It [tundraproveit.com]
Thanks Thanks chinchillax!
Audi Driving Experience [audidrivingexperience.com]
Taste of Lexus Thanks dianne9276!
Mercedes C-Class Event [themercedescdrive.com]
Street SMART [smartusa.com]
Shift 2 Nissan Event [jeep.com]
BMW Ultimate Drive [bmwusa.com]
Not a normal car event, but for a good cause!
Scion Backstage [scionbackstage.com]
-- The given link is broken -- Jeep/Chrysler/Dodge Event
Mazda Zoom Zoom Live
Mercedes Benz C-Class
BMW Ultimate Drive
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