Elevate Your Experience at the Vancouver International Auto Show

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The Vancouver International Auto Show (VIAS), Western Canada’s largest automotive event, will make its much-anticipated return to the Vancouver Convention Centre from March 20 to 24 after a four-year hiatus in a refreshed experience. This new edition, called Elevate, will focus on a reimagined format for showgoers with an “elevated” consumer experience highlighting the latest in automotive culture, lifestyle, and technology.

Organized by the New Car Dealers Association of BC, visit Elevate to find a mix of automotive elements aimed to appeal to both traditional showgoers and those looking to experience the latest technology in a whole new way. Car buffs can still indulge in a showcase of luxury supercars, exotic models, high-powered classic cars, and everything in between.


Show Features

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Axxon Racing Simulator – Experience the groundbreaking driving simulation and get behind the wheel on the SIM Track. This eight-unit setup takes the driving experience to unprecedented heights, offering a seamless fusion of cutting-edge technology and unparalleled realism.

Supercar Eleganza – Gaze at the impressive showcase of supercars, from legacy high-performance auto manufacturers to rare, personal collections, where some of the world’s most coveted auto brands will come together in celebration of driving excellence.

Horsepower Heaven – Browse the 4,200-square-foot space, focusing on the allure of modified and custom classic cars synthesized with the excitement of modern technology. Selected vehicles will showcase the art and science of putting modern powertrain components into classic vehicles.

European Luxury – Immerse yourself in the electrifying future at this showcase of some of the world’s most prestigious automotive brands, like Audi, Mercedes, and Volvo, who will converge to show off their newest luxury electric vehicle (EV) technology.


Focus on Electric Vehicles

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The Auto Show offers one of the best opportunities for consumers to get in the driver’s seat and experience the widest array of electric and hybrid models from today’s most progressive manufacturers. Highlights include the latest in environmental vehicle developments, including zero-emission vehicles (ZEVs), full-battery electric vehicles, plug-in hybrids, hydrogen, and fuel-efficient vehicles, along with advanced vehicle safety systems and charging advancements.

Participate and celebrate some of the best the automotive industry offers in sustainable technology. From EV test-drive experiences to concept car displays never seen in Canada before to major vehicle manufacturer activations, consumers and auto enthusiasts are in for Vancouver’s premiere automotive experience. Attendees will get a chance to check out and try a variety of ZEVs, helping showgoers find an option that suits their lifestyle and driving needs.


Outside the Auto Show

Rivian Vancouver, Photo: The Amazing Brentwood

For activities to expand your automotive experience, try these outings:


Where to Stay

Vancouver Waterfront, Photo: Pan Pacific Vancouver

For those looking for nearby lodging close to the Convention Centre, hotels like the Pan Pacific, Victorian Hotel, Pinnacle Hotel HarbourfrontMetropolitan Hotel, EXchange Hotel, Auberge Hotel, and Coast Coal Harbour Hotel are all great choices for an overnight stay.

To browse all the show attractions or purchase tickets, visit the Vancouver International Auto Show’s website.

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