VIP Tour: Jan. 28 at 10AM with Auto Expert, William Hopper ($42.00)

Want to shift your auto show experience into high gear? Then let the experts take you for a spin. Longtime automotive journalists Les Jackson, Fadra Nally and William West Hopper will provide a peek under the proverbial hoods of the latest vehicles on display and an up-close and in-depth look at the products on the show floor through their individual two hour VIP tours.

William West Hopper is sought after for his in-depth automotive knowledge, as well as his knowledge of local history, interior design, art and antiques. A lifelong automotive enthusiast, Mr. Hopper currently serves on the Board of the Washington Automotive Press Association, and has served as a Director for the Mercedes-Benz Club of America, overseeing club publications, website and social media. He currently owns and manages WWH Communications, providing freelance automotive and lifestyle marketing, as well as event management services. Called a “consummate consumer with a nose for a bargain” by The Washington Post, Mr. Hopper produces the Queer4Cars blog which focuses on automotive reviews, with a special interest in road trip destination travel. He is the author of "A Guide to Washington’s Thrift and Consignment Shops," and other well-received resource books.