Organisers of the 2001 New York International Automobile Show promise that more cars will be on display at the Manhattan venue than ever before.

The show will feature more than four floors of exhibitors, including 41 vehicle manufacturers, featuring new vehicles and futuristic concept cars. More than 1000 cars and trucks will be on display, filling 815,000 square feet of exhibit space. Around 40 world, national, and regional vehicle debuts are expected.

The Auto Show public dates are Saturday, April 14, to Sunday, April 22 at the Jacob K. Javits Convention Center. Prior to the public opening, the show will host press preview days on Wednesday, April 11 and Thursday, April 12 with a dealer/industry preview day on Friday, April 13.

Celebrating its 100th anniversary, the 2000 New York International Automobile Show achieved record-breaking attendance figures of more than 1.2 million visitors, surpassing the one million mark for the 12th consecutive year. In addition, press week registrations reached an all-time high of just over 5,000. Organisers expect an attendance increase in 2001.