This is the final weekend for the New York International Auto Show at the Javits Convention Center, where you can see more than 1,000 new cars, SUVs and trucks and test your off-road skills in a real or virtual road trip and road race, even experience what it feels like to be in an accident. Virtually, of course.
Here are the family-friendly experiences:
Outdoors, Camp Jeep demonstrations and four-wheel-drive ride-alongs feature all the latest Jeeps, including the legendary Wrangler Rubicon, Grand Cherokee Trailhawk, Cherokee Trailhawk and Renegade Trailhawk. Take a ride up “Jeep Mountain” with its 18-foot-tall peak, 35-degree approach and steep departure angles for an unforgettable Auto Show experience.
Or, enjoy take these virtual road trips and race experiences:
Hyundai Racing Challenge Simulator
Drag race at the Dodge Challenger Demon Racing Simulator
Jaguar I-Pace Concept Virtual Reality Display
Ford Future of Mobility Virtual Reality Experience
Volkswagen GTI Simulator
Nissan Interactive GTR Driving Experience
Test your skills on the Ford Trailer Backup Assist Display
Acura NSX Virtual Reality Display
Ride on a tractor in Diggerland
Toyota RAV4 Outdoor Driving Experience
There also are hands-on activities for the kids:
Draw your own vehicle at the Chevrolet Design Studio, take a 360 Degree Selfie, and create your own baseball trading card
Share your Nissan Style by virtually building your own car
Jump in front of Toyota’s Green Screen for a photo shoot
Walk on the Toyota Chalk Art display
Create your own ECOBOOST photo at Ford
The New York International Auto Show is at the Javits Convention Center through Sunday, April 23rd.