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The eagerly anticipated Auto Exotica showcase at the 2024 Canadian International AutoShow is set to dazzle attendees with an unparalleled display of luxury and exotic automotive brands.

This year’s exhibit, assembled by Autostrada Magazine and high-end car auctioneers Barrett-Jackson, brings together an unmatched selection of both timeless classics and cutting-edge performance vehicles and promises to be a highlight of the show coming to Toronto this February.

Joining the illustrious lineup this year is Cobble Beach Classics, adding an array of historically significant performance vehicles to the mix, alongside leading luxury brands such as Maserati, BMW, Rivian, Lotus, and Alfa Romeo.


Luxury on Display at the 2024 Canadian International AutoShow


Jason Campbell, General Manager of the AutoShow, shares his enthusiasm. “Auto Exotica has rightly earned its reputation as the dreamland of automotive showcases,” he says. “It consistently ranks as a top favorite among our visitors, offering a rare glimpse into the world of ultra-luxury, supercars, and hypercars, peppered with unique automotive treasures.”


Photo Courtesy Autostrada Magazine Batmobile at the 2024 Canadian International AutoShow
Exotic cars on display include Batman’s “Tumbler”(Photo courtesy Autostrada Magazine)


Highlights of this year’s Auto Exotica exhibit include a diverse array from a 1958 Porsche Diesel 108K Tractor to modern marvels like the 2014 Ferrari LaFerrari and the 2015 McLaren P1, along with special attractions including a replica of the iconic “Tumbler” Batmobile from The Dark Knight film.

Other classics on display include treasures such as the 1954 Porsche Pre-A Speedster and the 1956 Chevrolet Bel-Air, a super rare 1929 Bentley Speed Six Sport Tourer, as well as the 1980 Lamborghini Countach LP400S Lowbody, and the incredibly stylish Peugeot 402 Darl’mat Special Sports Roadster from 1936 (our main feature image, above).


Facts, Figures, and Other Fun Stuff


The Canadian International AutoShow has grown tremendously since its inception in 1974 and is today Canada’s largest consumer show and automotive expo. Covering an impressive 650,000 sq ft of exhibits, displays, and attractions, this much-anticipated event attracts more than 350,000 visitors annually, all eager to see for themselves the latest in lifestyle, technology, and automotive advancements.

The 2024 Canadian International AutoShow is scheduled for February 16th to 25th at the Metro Toronto Convention Centre. For the latest updates, ticket purchases, and more information, visit

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Bryan Dearslery is a luxury lifestyles writer  and Co-Founder of Riley and LuxuryOntario and is proud to call Muskoka “home.”

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