NY Auto Show 2016: Dates, times, tickets and what to expect at international car show – NJ.com

Posted: Thursday, March 24, 2016

The 2016 NY Auto Show once again pulls into the Jacob Javits Convention Center for one of the most important international car shows on the calendar. As is the case each year, there will be plenty of debuts, concept reveals and updates of old favorites. The show is packed with highlights every year.

The auto show opens to the public Friday. There will be roughly 1,000 cars and trucks on display at the country’s first and most-attended auto show.  

If you need tickets for the NY auto show or plan on going, we’ve compiled this handy guide with everything you need to know:

WHEN IS THE 2016 NY AUTO SHOW?
The New York International Auto Show runs Friday, March 25-Sunday, April 3.

WHAT ARE THE HOURS FOR THE 2016 NY AUTO SHOW?
The NY Auto Show runs 10 a.m.-10 p.m., Monday-Saturday and 10 a.m.-7 p.m. on Sunday.

WHERE IS THE 2016 NY AUTO SHOW?
The auto show location is at the Jacob Javits Convention Center located between 34th – 40th Street and 11th Avenue, in New York City.

HOW MUCH ARE TICKETS FOR THE 2016 NY AUTO SHOW?
Tickets are $16 for adults, $7 for children. A private tour with auto experts is $53. Early access tickets are $38 for adults, $17 for children. Cash is only accepted at the ticket counter. Credit cards can be used at the credit card kiosk.

CAN I BUY TICKETS FOR THE 2016 AUTO SHOW ONLINE?
Yes. You can buy tickets from the NY International Auto Show’s official web site. Make sure you either have a hard copy of your online ticket to be scanned or an image of the barcode on your smartphone.

CAN I TAKE PICTURES AT THE 2016 NY AUTO SHOW?
Yes. In fact it’s encouraged. Also feel free to use the hashtag #NYIAS.

WILL THERE BE FOOD AT THE 2016 NY AUTO SHOW?
There will be several international permanent and temporary food options available to visitors on Level 1 and Level 3.

CAN I BUY A CAR AT THE NY AUTO SHOW?
You can’t. But the manufacturers will be on hand and help you locate the closet dealer. There will also be several brochures on vehicles of interest for you take take.

WILL THERE BE SHUTTLE BUSES RUNNING TO POPULAR LOCATIONS?
There will not be any shuttle buses running.

HOW CAN I GET TO THE NY AUTO SHOW FROM NEW JERSEY?
The official web site says Academy buses run weekday and weekend service to New York’s Port Authority from several Garden State locations in Monmouth, Ocean, Middlesex and Burlington counties, including: Route 9, Lakewood/Old Bridge Route 36, Route 35, Long Branch, Westampton, Hightstown, Point Pleasant/Shore Points, PNC Bank Arts Center, Jackson, Sayreville and Forked River. For their complete schedule and fare information, visit the Academy Bus website or call call 1-800-442-7272.

New Jersey Transit and other buses arrive at the Port Authority terminal at 42nd Street between 8th and 9th Avenues. The M42 will bring you from there to the Javits Center.

WHERE CAN I PARK AT THE 2016 NY AUTO SHOW?
While there is no onsite parking, there are several garages and parking lots near the Javits Center. Edison ParkFast offers rates and locations at their their web site.

CAN I USE UBER?
You can take an Uber to the Javits. What’s more, the 2016 NY Auto Show has partnered with Uber to provide new Uber users a free ride (or up to $30 off) to or from New York International Auto Show.

ARE THERE HOTELS NEAR THE 2016 NY AUTO SHOW?
Yes. But according to the NY Auto Show’s web site, they are pretty much booked throughout the length of the show.

WHAT CARMAKERS WILL BE AT THE 2016 NY AUTO SHOW?
Acura, Alfa Romeo, American Honda Motor Co., Audi, BMW, Buick, Cadillac, Chevrolet, Chrysler, Dodge, Fiat, Ford, Hyundai, Infiniti, Jaguar/Land Rover, Kia, Lexus, Lincoln, Maserati, Mazda, Mercedes-Benz, Mini, Mitsubishi, Nissan, Porsche, Rolls-Royce, Scion, Subaru, Toyota, Volkswagen and Volvo.

There will also be several specialty exhibitors including the Vintage Automobile Museum of New Jersey, Rutgers Formula Racing, Orange County Shoppers, NYC Highway Patrol and several more.

WILL THERE BE ANY HOT REVEALS?
Certainly. Namely the 2017 Nissan GT-R supercar, the new Toyota Prius Prime, an all-new Subaru Impreza, the dramatically restyled Acura MDX SUV, the hybrid-electric car Hyundai Ioniq, the Chevrolet Camaro ZL1, the Acura NSX GT3 supercar, Audi’s new R8 Spyder and Lincoln’s new Navigator concept and Buick’s new Avista coupe concept, among many, many more.

Anthony Venutolo may be reached at avenutolo@njadvancemedia.com. Follow him on Twitter @AnthonyVenutolo and Google+. Find NJ.com on Facebook.

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