Autoshow is back in Toronto 2023

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By Violette Ines and Marek J.D. Goldyn – The European Club of Canada


TORONTO, Ont. — After a multi-year wait for the Canadian International AutoShow’s return, tickets for the 2023 AutoShow — the 50th anniversary of Canada’s automotive showcase — are finally on sale!

As Canada’s largest consumer show, the Canadian International AutoShow, presented by the Toronto Star, will once again put a spotlight on the latest in automotive innovation and showcase mobility reimagined. In each of the three years immediately preceding the global COVID-19 pandemic, the AutoShow attracted more than 333,000 patrons to the Metro Toronto Convention Centre. Now, once again poised to display Canada’s largest roster of new vehicles, innovative technologies and fan-favorites, the team behind the Canadian International AutoShow is excited to showcase what they have been working on since the show’s forced hiatus.

“We are eager to get back and welcome car enthusiasts to the return of the Canadian International AutoShow,” says Jason Campbell, General Manager of the AutoShow. “The automotive industry is changing rapidly, and the AutoShow will be the place to see the latest innovations, the new technologies and the grand ideas that will shape mobility in the future. There is no better place to begin looking for your next vehicle, or feed your passion for the automotive world, than at the AutoShow.”

The exciting new feature exhibit Electric City is the new one-stop destination for AutoShow attendees to learn everything about automotive electrification. From brand-new electric vehicles and EV test drives to home charging solutions and answers to any question attendees might have about the future of mobility, Electric City will be sure to educate and entertain all visitors. 

With a host of innovations and fresh new experiences for potential car buyers, the Canadian International AutoShow is putting car buyers behind the wheel. New for 2023, the indoor EV Test Track will excite and educate attendees firsthand on the benefits of driving electric vehicles. Attendees will be able to experience EVs right on the show floor!

Additionally, the 2023 AutoShow will bring back many fan-favorites to the North and South Buildings of the Metro Toronto Convention Centre between February 17th and 26th, 2023, including: Cobble Beach Classics — Consistently among the most anticipated AutoShow features. Presented in partnership with Cobble Beach Concours d’Elegance, it is a showcase of rare and classic beauties.  Auto Exotica — The place where automotive dreams happen. The carefully curated selection of luxury, hyper and super cars features some of the most exotic vehicles from around the world. Oblivion — A celebration of the cars — and pop culture — of the 1980s and 1990s. Automotive Journalist Association of Canada’s Car and Utility Vehicle of the Year Awards — The AutoShow will also once again become the centre of Canadian automotive journalism when it hosts the annual awards for the top new vehicles in Canada. Tickets are available at With savings up to 25 per cent off regular rates, the Early Bird ticket discount — tickets starting at $19.50 for adults, $14.50 for seniors, $12.50 for youth (ages 12 to 16), $5.75 for children (ages 7 to 11) or $42 for a family pass of four (two adults and two children between the ages of 7 and 11; children under 6 are free) — is in effect until December 31st, 2022.

A special discount will also be offered to the Canadian International AutoShow’s loyal fan base through the current newsletter. Register to receive the newsletter at

All tickets for the 2023 Canadian International AutoShow will be digital; there will be no box office on site.
Stay connected with the Canadian International AutoShow on Instagram @autoshowca, Twitter @autoshowcanada and Facebook /autoshowcanada.

About the Canadian International AutoShow, presented by The Toronto Star
With more than 650,000 square feet of exhibits, displays and attractions at the Metro Toronto Convention Centre, the Canadian International AutoShow is not only the largest automotive expo in Canada, it is also the country’s largest consumer show — a leader in lifestyle, technology and all things automotive. It boasts more than 1,000 cars, trucks, SUVs, concept cars, exotics, classics, muscle cars, fully electric and autonomous vehicles each year.

My daughter Violette Inès has been a talented Photo News Director and shooting the situation at Mercedes Benz display on Bloor Street West in Toronto
Marek J. Goldyn – Mr Europa – The European Club of Canada –

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