The Ford Mustang celebrates its 50th anniversary this year and Mustangs on display at the west end of the convention center will include:
- a 1965 Emberglo convertible
- a 1973 Mach I
- a 2007 Shelby GT500
- 2004's 40th anniversary edition GT Coupe
- a 2012 Boss 302
About 15,000 square feet is dedicated to exotic cars from makers such as Lotus, Maserati, Ferrari, Lamborghini and others.
Friday was Electric Vehicle Day, with numerous EV models will be on display and representatives from San Diego Gas & Electric on hand to provide information on rates available to drivers of battery-powered cars.
Informational booths at the auto show include details about state and federal tax credits for electric vehicles, rules for carpool lanes and use of charging stations.
Sunday will be Ford Family Day. Children 12 and under are free when accompanied by a paying adult. Also, four free tickets are available at participating Ford dealers around San Diego County.
Free tickets are also available to active-duty and retired military members and their families at area Toyota outlets.
Otherwise, prices are $12 for adults 13 years old and up, $9 for seniors 62 and up and military with identification, and $8 for children ages 7-12. Kids up to age 6 are free.
The show is open from 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. through Saturday, and 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. Sunday.
–City News Service contributed to this report.