If you’re throwing an event that attracts Ford fanatics, gear heads, and every other type of auto enthusiast under the sun, you can bet that a rainy, overcast day won’t keep anyone away.

That’s just what happened when Ford Canada attended this year’s Super Auto Show in Mirabel, Quebec to showcase everything from the zip of our Focus Electric and Fusion Hybrid to the all-out brawn and beauty of the iconic 2016 Shelby Mustang (and talk about a bit of luck that the event, celebrating Auto Guide’s 50th anniversary, coincided with the 50th anniversary of the Ford Mustang).

Even with a slick track and grey skies, it was the perfect opportunity for attendees to test-drive some fantastic Ford vehicles. The Fusion Energi plug-in Hybrid impressed with an engine that doesn’t compromise power for fuel efficiency, and the Focus Electric continued to convert those new to the electric car experience with its performance and style. The Focus ST and Focus SE were also on hand to show drivers the blend of performance and efficiency. And then there was the iconic Ford Mustang, which turned heads and offered more than just a few driver’s seat thrills throughout the day.

Attendees of the 2015 Super Auto Show were able to take a peek at the new 2016 Shelby GT
The new 2016 Shelby GT was on display at the 2015 Super Auto Show in Mirabel Quebec

The big draw for many, though, was a chance to lay eyes on the 2016 Shelby Mustang—a car that’s rightfully earned more than its share of admirers. Perhaps Scott Smith, Assistant Product Marketing Manager at Ford of Canada, summed it up best: “It’s appropriate that we’re at the track today,” he said, “because it really is a pure track car.”

Whether behind the wheel or taking in all the custom jobs on display, it was a great day for Ford fans—they proved that, rain or shine, they know how to celebrate the cars they love.