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Philadelphia Auto Show | January 31 - February 28

For the third consecutive year, Carlisle Events is a featured player within the event, presenting the Philly FaceOff. This display, initiated in 2013, has carried various themes since its inception. New for 2015 is a whole new theme and a new batch of cars to be showcased for a showdown of IMPORTS vs. DOMESTICS.

If you’re interested in being part of the FaceOff, apply today. Consideration for the import and domestic displays are ongoing and are handled in the same manner as the invitational process for car shows backed by Carlisle Events. Apply now and good luck!

What is the Philly Face-Off?
As Carlisle Events embarks on its 2015 season, it’s once again working with the Philadelphia Auto Show for the third offering of what is known as the Philly Face-Off. But what exactly is the Face-Off and its history?The concept of competition and the rivalries that exist within the automotive world spawned the first Face-Off in 2013. Then, in a pair of display halls adjacent to the main exhibits of the show itself, a group of Ford Mustangs took on an impressive array of Chevy Camaros. When the dust settled on that skirmish, the Mustang was victorious. Up next was the 2014 version and the Mustang attached itself to its parent company, Ford, to square off against a room of Mopars. In what could only be described as an upset of sorts, the Mopar brand defeated Ford. Now, as brand specific themes have come and gone, Carlisle Events is looking to showcase the automotive world with the new import vs. domestic theme. The application process is ongoing and enthusiasts are encouraged to apply today!

  Philadelphia Auto Show

1955 Ford Thunderbird
Paul & Randi Jordan

1957 Chevrolet Bel-Air "Nomad"
Bradley (Brad) Bean

1963 Land Rover 88 Inch Series 11A
Ivar Rademaker

1964 Chevrolet Corvair Greenbrier
chris hullinger

1965 Ford Mustang Fastback
Karl McClellan

1966 Pontiac GTO
Jennifer Murphy


1968 Mercury Cougar
Christopher Sabol

1969 Oldsmobile Hurst
John & Sharon Kushner

1971 Pymouth GTX
Tim Brass

1971 Dodge Challenger R/T
Peter Cellini

1971 Triumph TR6
Joseph Cieslak

1972 detomaso pantera
steve paules

1973 Ford Mustang Mach I
Alan and Lois Orenstein

1974 Plymouth Cuda
Dan Mangold

1987 Mercedes Benz Unimog 1300L
Dean Hansen

1987 Mercedes Benz 560 SEL
Louis Seiden

1990 Ford Thunderbird SC
Pat DiPersia


1991 BMW 325i Convertible
Ernie Hofstetter

1992 Subaru SVX
Dave Brown

1993 Ford Mustang Cobra
Ric Reppert

1995 Land Rover Defender 90
Peter Cosmides

1996 Ford Bronco
Cody Taintor

1997 BMW M3
Luke Benner


2000 BMW 328Ci
Chase Donnelly

2004 Pontiac GTO
Brian Termine


2005 Dodge Ram 2500 4x4
Andy Mulherin

2006 BMW M5
Harold Atkins

2007 BMW M3
David Cao

2007 Ford Shelby GT 500 Conver
Dan Weltman

2008 Dodge Caliber
Thomas Caccese

2011 BMW M3
Edison Hwang

2011 Mitsubishi Lancer Evolution
Max Solarz

SEMA ARMO Committee