Tuesday, September 10
GM Heritage Center Tour
8:30 - 10:00 a.m.
6400 Center Drive, Sterling Heights

In 2008, General Motors opened the GM Heritage Center to coincide with their 100 year anniversary. This facility plays a key role in showcasing the company's rich history of success and its strong engineering capability.

SAE Detroit Section has arranged a special tour of the Heritage Center, which normally is only open to GM employees, scholars, analysts and the media. The GM Heritage Center is not just a museum. Rather, it’s a cross between the ultimate automotive enthusiast's garage and a living repository of automotive history. The GM Heritage Center has 81,000 square feet of flexible space, housing more than 180 vehicles spanning 10 decades. The vehicle collection showcases a wide range of GM design, technology and innovation. Among the vehicles, are past and current concept vehicles, and historically significant vehicles from various eras (including a 1931 V16 Cadillac, a 1949 Buick Roadmaster, and a 1953 Chevrolet Corvette). In addition to vehicles, the Heritage Center will be the custodian of important historical automotive records and items.

Every artifact at the Heritage Center inspires curiosity and respect for the people who built GM over the past century. By highlighting the exciting designs, groundbreaking technology, and powerful brands that have comprised GM’s first century, the GM Heritage Center will help inspire new generations of enthusiasts and make the company even stronger in years to come as GM moves toward a second century of operations. This is evident by great designs, both legendary and recent, like the sixth generation Corvette, Cadillac 16 Concept Vehicle and the Pontiac Solstice.

The tour is limited to SAE members and their guests. 

Click here for GM Heritage Center Website.