5 Questions About The 2019 New York Auto Show

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2019 New York International Auto Show Atrium
2019 New York International Auto Show | Photo: Matt St-Pierre

We take an in-depth look at the 2019 edition of the New York Auto Show

The 2019 New York Auto Show opens today for media. Here’s what you need to know including dates, venue information, a little of the show’s history and what you can expect to see there.

When Was The First New York Auto Show?

It was held in 1900 and is regarded as the first automotive exhibition in North America. It continues to thrive as one of the largest auto show on the Continent.

Where Is The 2019 New York Auto Show Being Held?

The show has been held at the Jacob Javits Convention Center since 1988. It took place at the New York Coliseum from 1956 to 1987.

The Jacob Javits Center is located on 11th Ave. (between 34th & 39th St.)

What Are The 2019 New York Auto Show Dates?

The show opens to the public on Friday April 19th. It closes on Sunday April 28th.

The hours are as follows:

Monday to Saturday: 10am – 10pm

Sunday: 10am – 7pm

What Can We Expect To See At This Year’s Show?

The list of expected unveilings is considerable. What’s most interesting is that roughly half of the vehicles that will break cover are actual cars as opposed to SUVs.

The big-tickets reveals are the Cadillac CT5, Hyundai Venue, Ford Escape, Lincoln Corsair, Porsche Cayenne Coupe, Mercedes-Benz GLS, Subaru Outback and Toyota Highlander.

If you’re into sports cars, the Koeniggsegg Jesko is here as is the Porsche 911 Speedster.

There’s a good mix of luxury, performance and family vehicles – essentially something for everyone.

How Much Do Tickets Cost And Where Can I Buy Them?

General Admission tickets are $17 for adults, $7 for children under 12 years of age. Best way to get your tickets is by shopping online on the NYIAS’ website.

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