The Best Cars, the Best Sound Systems, the Best Luxury Cars: What to See at the 2018 New York Auto Show

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Spring dreaming? There’s plenty to dream about here!

The show opened on Good Friday and it’s the perfect destination for one of New York’s busiest weeks of the year: With many schools on break, families are heading to the Big Apple and catching the auto show. It’s a great way to have fun and plan for your next car.

There are a lot of great things to do and see at the New York Auto Show, and you can even enter to win free tickets for the show or some great tech gear; keep reading to find out how. And while you’re at the show here are some things to check out:

Get Your Picture Taken

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What Should You Wear to an Auto Show?

Try Out the Sound Systems

And fine the one that is right for you! It’s one of the most important features in a car and the one we DON’T test drive before we buy.


See Cars That are New to the Market

Meet the women of our team at the New York Auto Show.

Discover Cars With Fantastic Details

OK, this is brilliant: The Volvo V60 has a hidden tow hitch that keeps your bumper clean and pretty.

See Into the Future: Concept Cars

These aren’t what they used to be. Concepts are typically a new car model in the works and  show off the brand’s evolving design and features, such as streamlined silhouettes or panoramic sun roofs. Here are some of the concept cars on display at the New York Auto Show:

Mazda’s Kai Concept strikes a gorgeous pose

Yes, that’s a Genesis and yes, it’s electric: The Essentia concept

How to finance your dream car.

Family Cars Are Still the Thing

The redesigned Hyundai Santa Fe brings more style to a favorite SUV.

Toyota introduced the sleeker, sportier redesigned RAV4. We loved the last model but this one takes it all up a bit with more capability and function, including Apple CarPlay!

And try out some old family faves; the Mazda CX-9 still makes our heart beat a bit faster, as much for its gorgeous design and luscious interior as for its third row that makes taking the in-laws along for the ride an option.

Picture Yourself in True Luxury

Shouldn’t you live this way?

Or this? If you’re a sucker for pretty face, don’t miss the Alfa Romeo Giulia Nero Edizione, a black and white style package that really sets off the brand’s district styling.

Try on a Convertible for Style!

Our auto editor Shannon couldn’t resist style-matching her hair and outfit with the Ford Mustang!

Is It Time to Buy? Make it Easy On Yourself

Once you fall in love and decide which model is the right one for you, head over to AutoGravity—on your phone or computer— and line up a loan that will make your dream a reality!

While you’re at the show share your experience to qualify to win some great tech gear! Just tag your public posts #NYIASGetSocial and that’s it; you’re entered!

And there’s still time to enter to win tickets! Our contest ends on April 2nd!

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Disclosure: A Girls Guide to Cars partnered with the New York Auto Show to produce the giveaways featured here. All opinions expressed are our own.

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