Week in review at NAIAS 2013

By Troy A. Blevins, Online Editor, Producer (@troyblevins)
Published On: Jan 20 2013 05:48:49 PM EST
Updated On: Jan 20 2013 08:18:59 PM EST
On top of Mercedes Benz platform
DETROIT -

From last Sunday's reveal of the Chevy Corvette Stingray to opening day on Saturday, there was plenty to see and experience at this year's North American International Auto Show in Detroit.

NAIAS 2013 officially kicked off Monday with a number of new concepts unveiled to the press. The world was introduced to 59 vehicles this past week, including the Lincoln MKC, Acura NSX and Hyundai Genesis concepts.

PHOTOS: Concept vehicles at NAIAS

On Wednesday, automotive professionals gathered in Detroit to take a look not only at the vehicles, but also the engineering and parts that put each vehicle together.

Friday evening was the Auto Show Charity Preview, in which nearly $4 million was raised for nine children's charities from the 13,069 people who attended the gala event, according to NAIAS.

MORE: Nearly $4 million raised at Auto Show Charity Preview

NAIAS officially opened to the public Saturday, with more than 100,000 people attending. Some of the vehicles that seemed to grab the most amount of attention this weekend were the new Chevy Corvette Stingray, the Ford Atlas concept and Tesla Model S.

Besides seeing the latest cars, attendees were able to test their skills in a number of exhibits, including the Toyota "Drive Land" motion-controlled game, texting in answers to Ford questions, and even dancing with the Kia hamsters.

PHOTOS: What to do, experience at 2013 NAIAS

With a week to go for the 2013 North American International Auto Show, there is still plenty to see. If you plan on heading out sometime this week or next weekend, be sure to download the official NAIAS app to your iOS or Android phone.

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Kia Dance Hamsters

Plenty to discover at NAIAS 2013

PHOTOS: Plenty to discover at NAIAS 2013

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