Now-and-then pictures: Auto shows

Back in the early 1900s, cars at the automobile show in Baltimore boasted speeds of 35 miles per hour.

Then: These horseless carriages were shown at one of the first automobile shows at the Fifth Regiment Armory in Baltimore in the early 1900s. The top would leak only in heavy rain. Curtains were stored under the rear seat and could be installed in 20 minutes. Most any athlete could crank the car. The lights were of such intensity that an object on the road could be seen at a distance of approximately 30 feet. Some of the models even boasted speeds of 35 miles per hour.

Now: A 2017 McLaren 570GT is seen at the 2017 Motor Trend International Auto Show at the Baltimore Convention Center. It retails for around $200,000 and has a top speed of 204 MPH. 

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