The Philadelphia Auto Show: Tom Wolf’s dream ride and 8 other flashy cars to see

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The Philadelphia Auto Show starts today and about 700 cars will be on display for the next eight days at the Convention Center. Some are new models, others are concept cars and a few are antiques. Pretty much all of them are awesome.

Billy Penn went for a tour and sorted through the awesomeness, picking out how some of these wheeled wonders would fit into the Philadelphia and Pennsylvania scene.

The car Tom Wolf will want to buy next: The Jeep Renegade

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The car that would never fit in a Center City parking space: Ford F-150

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The car you wish you could own if you didn’t have to deal with the Philadelphia winter: 1955 MG

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The ultimate car to drive on a Shore road trip with your family: Ford Country Sedan

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The ultimate car to drive on a cross-country road trip with your friends, especially if they love the Grateful Dead: Chevy Van

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The flashiest car color: Lime green Dodge Challenger

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Flashiest car in the flashiest color: Lamborghini

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Coolest car you might actually be able to afford: Late 90s Ford Thunderbird

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Car public officials were parking on the City Hall apron 100 years ago: Ford Model A

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