Guided Auto Show Tours

About the tours:

Join us for an exclusive, behind the scenes tour of the New York Auto Show, the best of new vehicles, technology, and design. Get an up close and personal look at the newest electric vehicles and SUV’s from the most innovative manufacturers, new brands and highly sought after models.

You’ll touch, see and experience vehicles inside and out; including the newest exterior styling, cabin and interior technology explained to you by tour guides who are notable automotive journalists and jurists from the World Car Award Program. This year a select number of tours will be offered in Spanish and will also have a secondary content focus.

From the newest SUV’s, electric cars, to plug-in hybrid electric vehicles, hybrid cars, conventional gas engine models along with super cars, learn what makes each ideal for different lifestyles.


2023 Tour Guides 

Aaron Gold

Aaron Gold is a native New Yorker and a senior editor at Automobile Magazine. Over his twenty-plus-year career as an automotive journalist, he has written for a variety of publications including Motor Trend,, Consumer Reports, Diesel World, Autobytel,, and Britain’s What Car? and Auto Express. A native New Yorker, Aaron now warms his punim under the California sun. His vehicular tastes lean towards the odd and decrepit, including a cantankerous diesel-powered GMC Suburban, an old Dodge Polara, and a Honda CRX that he swears he’ll get running one of these days. When he isn’t playing with cars, Aaron plays with model trains.

Connect with Aaron
Instagram: @aarontheautonerd
Twitter: @theautonerd

About the tours:
Whether you’re an experienced EV owner or merely considering your first electric car, this specialized tour will get you up to date. In addition to the overall Show tour, we’ll focus on all the electric vehicles on display at this year’s New York Auto Show, while discussing performance and range, electric versus electrified vehicles, advantages and disadvantages of going electric, what you need to know about charging, and what’s on the electric-vehicle horizon.

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Javier Mota

Javier Mota, ha cubierto la industria automotriz durante más de 20 años, a través de numerosos medios, en español e inglés como Univision, Telemundo, Sirius XM Radio, CNN Español e Impremedia Network. Es co-presentador del podcast Total Car Score y miembro del jurado de los Premios Auto, Camioneta y SUV del Año de América del Norte (NACTOY) y del World Car Awards, que entrega sus premios en el Auto Show New York.

Digital Automotive Journalist
NACTOY Juror – World Car of the Year Juror
Listen to the Total Score Podcast
Subscribe YouTube Channel

Connect with Javier
Facebook: @javier.mota
Instagram: @javiermota 
Twitter: @javiermota 

About the tour:

Tours del Auto Show New York 2023 en Español con JavierMota!
Durante 122 años, el Auto Show de Nueva York le ha dado al mundo un vistazo al futuro y 2023 no será la excepción. Por primera vez en su historia, el Auto Show ofrecerá tours guiados en Español con la información completa de los modelos en exhibición y todo sobre las nuevas tecnologías eléctricas.

No hay mejor lugar para buscar tu próximo auto nuevo que el Auto Show de Nueva York 2023

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Paul Eisenstein

Paul A. Eisenstein is an award-winning publisher, photographer, editor and one of the world’s most widely published automotive journalists whose work appears in a wide range of print, broadcast and electronic outlets, including Forbes Wheels, NBC, the Nikkei, Cigar Aficionado and his own automotive new magazine, TheDetroitBureau. He’s served as columnist and contributing editor with The Economist, CNBC, NPR, Auto Motor und Sport, the Detroit News and many others. Eisenstein was declared a “Pioneer of the Internet,” by J.D. Power and Associates, among the first to publish an automotive website. And he’s a North American Car and Truck of the Year juror, an advisor to the Automotive Hall of Fame, and a board member and past president of the Automotive Press Association.

Connect with Paul
Instagram: @detroitbureau
Twitter: @DetroitBureau 

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Scotty Reiss

Scotty Reiss is a journalist and founder of A Girls Guide to Cars, which presents cars on women’s terms. Scotty began as a news reporter and editor and has written for The New York Times, Town & Country, Entrepreneur, Good Housekeeping, Cosmopolitan and Adweek, among others. She entered automotive journalism with the mission of empowering women as buyers, owners and drivers of cars. Scotty is a World Car of the Year awards juror, served as the President of the International Motor Press Association, is a member of the board of Women in Automotive and is a member of the Texas Auto Writers Association.

Connect with Scotty
Instagram: @scottyreiss
Twitter: @scottyreiss

Founder, A Girls Guide to Cars
Also find me at Parents.comForbesWheelsPureWow
Steering Committee and Communications Director, World Car Awards
Board Member, Women in Automotive

About the tours:

Join Scotty for an exclusive, behind the scenes tour of the New York Auto Show, the best of new cars, technology and design. Get up an up close and personal look at the best new cars, including award winners, innovative new brands and highly sought after models

You’ll touch, see and experience cars inside and out, including, as available, multimedia systems, new technology and seating, and you’ll see the best of automotive design, inside and out, and the global design trends that influence the automotive landscape.

From electric cars to plug-in hybrid electric vehicles, hybrid cars, conventional gas engine models and super cars, learn what makes each ideal for different lifestyles. Led by Scotty Reiss of A Girls Guide to Cars and juror of the World Car Awards, this tour gives you exclusive behind the scenes access to the New York Auto Show, answers your questions and lets you see the show before the rest of the general public.

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