Technical Tours

Friday, December 8, 2006

McLaren Performance Technologies
Tour leaves Dearborn Hyatt at 9:00 a.m. and returns at approximately 12:00 noon
Transportation included
Limited to 40 people
Cost: $35.00
State of the art test and fabrication facilities include dyno testing, HP rating test cells and all the computer and electronic design tools used to make the highest quality engines.

Roush Museum
Tour leaves Dearborn Hyatt at 9:00 a.m. and returns at approximately 12:00 noon
Limited to 40 people
Cost: $35.00
The Roush Collection houses a variety of vehicles that illustrate the many themes related to Roush Racing and Roush Industries. The categories represented in the collection include racecars, research and development vehicles, classic automobiles and vintage automobiles prepared for participation in The Great Race.

A selection of racecars has been preserved from Roush Racing's past race programs. These vehicles demonstrate the heritage of Roush in competitive automotive sports series such as NHRA, SCCA, IMSA and NASCAR from the mid 1960's to the present day. Visitors will be able to view restored and unrestored racecars in addition to other items from previous Roush Racing team efforts.

The research and development category in the collection contains a wide variety of prototype, development and specialty built automobiles. The Roush Collection also features a number of classic automobiles that date as far back as 1913.

The Roush Collection facility is not currently open to the public on a daily basis. It is, however, available by appointment for Group Tours. A retail area featuring popular Roush Motorsport apparel and collectibles is open for business M-F 9:30 a.m. -4:00 p.m.

Chrysler Museum
Tour leaves Dearborn Hyatt at 1:00 p.m. and returns at approximately 5:00 p.m.
Transportation included
Limited to 40 people
Cost: $35
You'll enjoy the ride at the Walter P. Chrysler Museum where more than 65 antique, custom and concept vehicles celebrate the proud American heritage of an automotive original. Located on DaimlerChrysler's Auburn Hills, Michigan complex, the Museum's collection spans a century.

Your group will take part in a holiday exhibit at the Museum featuring eight decades of holiday style...authentically decorated trees paired with vehicles of those eras. This display runs November 18 through December 30.

We also have a display of vehicles from the 50's and 60's on our 2nd floor called "Forward Thinking" These vehicles are from the Museum's ever growing collection, and some have never before been on display.

Registration for the tours will take place on-site in the registration area.