<![CDATA[Cars trucks & vehicles for sale in Kansas City, MO & | The Kansas City Star]]> http://www.kansascity.com/cars/ en-us Wed, 21 Jan 2015 22:58:02 CST http://blogs.law.harvard.edu/tech/rss McClatchy Interactive's Escenic Wed, 21 Jan 2015 22:58:02 CST Cars 60 Shawnee Mission Kia celebrates its new location http://www.kansascity.com/cars/article19424043.html#storylink=rss Spring is in full swing, summer is right around the corner and that excites the employees at Shawnee Mission Kia for reasons beyond selling the Optima, the Sorento and numerous other Kia vehicles.

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MINDDRIVE electric car to be auctioned off http://www.kansascity.com/cars/article19422078.html#storylink=rss Amid all the bidding and frenzied activity inside the Kansas City Convention Center today for the Mecum Auctions, 10 to 15 teenagers from MINDDRIVE could possibly raise the excitement to a higher level.

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BMW i3 REX: Electric urban mobility http://www.kansascity.com/cars/article19420233.html#storylink=rss Almost without exception, there’s one thing I tend to do when driving an electric car: Keep one eye on the miles-to-empty figure in hopes that I can get back home, or to a charging station, before I run out of juice. It’s a bit like the Seinfeld episode called the Dealership, where Kramer tries to see how far he can go on an empty tank while test driving a new car.

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Aristocrat Motors goes to bat for children’s charities http://www.kansascity.com/cars/article18809058.html#storylink=rss contains illegal HTML markup:

One morning early last week, the Merriam Police Department went to Aristocrat Motors’ campus at 9400 W. 65th St., for a little help in supporting child abuse awareness month.

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2015 GMC Yukon Denali 4WD: GMC’s pinnacle of luxury http://www.kansascity.com/cars/article18805782.html#storylink=rss Alaska’s Mount McKinley, also known as Denali, is the highest mountain in North America, so it would follow that GMC’s Denali would be the pinnacle of GMC’s Yukon SUV line. The 2015 is more refined than the previous model and has amenities such as heated and cooled perforated leather seats, Bose surround sound and a whopping 6.2-liter V-8 that cranks out 420 horsepower. It also comes with a big price tag.

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Two standout cars at next Mecum Auction come from Branson museum http://www.kansascity.com/cars/article18800940.html#storylink=rss Every car that will be sold at the Mecum Auctions April 23-25 at Bartle Hall has a unique history, and that history is why some people are willing to spend more than $100,000 to acquire a classic.

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Shawnee man enjoys driving, showing his military surplus trucks http://www.kansascity.com/cars/article18798408.html#storylink=rss Whenever Duane Buckmaster drives his 1972 Kaiser M35A2 or his 1996 AM General M35A3 to a car show or a parade, he pretty much knows he has the biggest truck on the road.

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Collecting vintage bicycles and motorbikes is John Stansbury’s passion http://www.kansascity.com/cars/article18229088.html#storylink=rss John Stansbury said his 40 or more vintage bicycles and motorbikes are “like my kids,” but none is dearer than his unrestored 1901 Steffey motorbike.

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2015 Chrysler 300S: Getting better with age http://www.kansascity.com/cars/article18224147.html#storylink=rss They say change is good, and the evolution of the Chrysler 300 is a car that gets better every year without undergoing a radical redesign. Excluding the iconic original that was born in 1955, the 2015 is arguably the best version yet.

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Through Helping Others, Blue Springs Ford donates to a worthy charity every month http://www.kansascity.com/cars/article18223019.html#storylink=rss On the first Friday in April, Steven Beck and Tim Crawford made the nearly one-hour drive from Leavenworth to Blue Springs Ford for a special occasion.

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Total rebuild is music to the ears of Merriam auto restorer http://www.kansascity.com/cars/article18222119.html#storylink=rss In many ways, people in the car restoration business are artists. But instead of starting with a blank canvas and creating a masterpiece, they take a broken down, gutted old car that looks ready for the junkyard and return it to vintage form.

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Ford donates 90 tablet computers, money to Boys & Girls Clubs of Kansas City http://www.kansascity.com/cars/article17350547.html#storylink=rss As Tony Reinhart was unloading a few boxes at the Thornberry Unit of the Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Kansas City last week, some of the teenagers looked on, not quite sure what awaited them.

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Shay 1955 Replica Thunderbird: History of this replica might be as interesting as the original http://www.kansascity.com/cars/article17349677.html#storylink=rss Nearly 10 years ago, Lance Burton spotted a vintage red car in a driveway with a for sale sign. It didn’t matter that Burton already had three other vintage cars in his garage at the time.

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Business owners put vinyl wraps on their vehicles to get the word out http://www.kansascity.com/cars/article17348117.html#storylink=rss Last summer, a few months after starting his construction and consulting business with his wife, Clint Baker needed a way to advertise efficiently.

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Hyundai Sonata Sports 2.0T: Building on success http://www.kansascity.com/cars/article17342480.html#storylink=rss Settle into the 2015 Sonata Sport, and it’s clear that Hyundai has lofty aspirations for its family sedan. The seventh-generation Sonata sedan follows in the footsteps of the 2011 model whose bold styling made it a sales success.

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Amelia Island Concours honors legendary Sir Stirling Moss http://www.kansascity.com/cars/article16528865.html#storylink=rss contains illegal HTML markup:

One highlight of the 20th anniversary of the Amelia Island Concours d’Elegance on March 13-15 near Jacksonville, Fla., was an automotive display of 24 cars that were raced by Sir Stirling Moss OBE. It is unlikely a gathering of this magnitude will be pulled together again.

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HANDS-ON CAREER http://www.kansascity.com/cars/article16522919.html#storylink=rss One day in her automotive technology class at Johnson County Community College, Jennah Kring heard her instructor talk about air fuel trims. She had a good idea where the lesson was going.

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Ford is excited about launch this summer of redesigned 2016 Explorer SUV http://www.kansascity.com/cars/article16524716.html#storylink=rss In the first week of March, Matt Zuehlk came to the Greater Kansas City International Auto Show excited to talk about the new redesign of the 2016 Ford Explorer, which will come out in June.

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Infiniti of Kansas City helps sponsor fundraiser for those touched by cancer http://www.kansascity.com/cars/article16527491.html#storylink=rss Jennifer Webb, the wife of Infiniti of Kansas City owner Richard Webb, saw the courageous battle her mother fought to beat breast cancer. Her mom was in her 50s when the disease struck.

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2015 BENTLEY FLYING SPUR http://www.kansascity.com/cars/article16526099.html#storylink=rss Bentley’s Flying Spur carries itself with a regal presence, and the test car’s white sand paint and polished 21-inch wheels drew even more attention because it glistened like a diamond in the sun. Keeping a low profile just isn’t possible with a car like this.

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1961 Corvair 95 Rampside: Raytown man enjoys driving, working on his unique-looking truck http://www.kansascity.com/cars/article15527576.html#storylink=rss For nearly 40 years, Kevin Rafferty has owned a Corvair of some sort. It’s a fairly impressive feat when you consider the vehicle was only in production from 1960 to 1969.

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Ford’s KC Assembly Plant celebrates F-150 production start http://www.kansascity.com/cars/article15525704.html#storylink=rss When Joe Hinrichs, Ford president, The Americas, stepped to the podium March 13 at the Kansas City Assembly Plant’s finishing shop, he looked behind him at the newly made 2015 Ford F-150 rolling by and made an observation.

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Some cars – but not many – go green on St. Patrick’s Day http://www.kansascity.com/cars/article15525221.html#storylink=rss The day before St. Patrick’s Day on Tuesday, Mac Mulkins, Fiat specialist for Fiat of Kansas City, pulled out his wallet and showed the four-leaf clover he keeps there.

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Local Mazda dealerships contribute more than $25,000 to KU Cancer Center http://www.kansascity.com/cars/article15528194.html#storylink=rss Cancer touches nearly everybody in some way. Doug Kinney, owner of Overland Park Mazda, figures a half dozen of his employees are receiving some type of treatment from the University of Kansas Cancer Center.

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2015 Kia Sedona SXL: The versatile minivan is far from being dead http://www.kansascity.com/cars/article15490367.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Fri, 20 Mar 2015 19:00:00 CDT

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Car giveaway at KC auto show creates a festive atmosphere http://www.kansascity.com/cars/article14056538.html#storylink=rss Don Becker of Prairie Village usually attends the Greater Kansas City Auto Show at Bartle Hall. This year, he went on its opening night, March 4.

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Baron BMW recognized nationally for outstanding level of performance http://www.kansascity.com/cars/article14014088.html#storylink=rss During the Greater Kansas City Auto Show the first week of March, BMW of North America announced that Baron BMW in Merriam had earned Center of Excellence honors.

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1965 Shelby Mustang GT350: Buying and selling classic Shelbys evolved from hobby to business http://www.kansascity.com/cars/article14053772.html#storylink=rss Vernon Estes is only 24 but his knowledge of vintage cars – Shelby Mustangs and Shelby Cobras in particular – rivals that of a veteran twice his age.

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Subaru announces ‘Share the Love’ donation of $15 million to charities http://www.kansascity.com/cars/article14046683.html#storylink=rss When Subaru of America announced on March 2 that it had donated $15 million to charities in 2014 for its “Share the Love” program, Tony Greadington was in Kansas City promoting the product. He believes in the company.

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Notes from the Greater Kansas City International Auto Show http://www.kansascity.com/cars/article14055719.html#storylink=rss The one car that probably captured the attention of children more than any other at the Greater Kansas City International Auto Show was the Camry with Nickelodeon’s SpongeBob SquarePants wrap. It was there to help promote the SpongeBob SquarePants 400 NASCAR race at the Kansas Speedway on May 9.

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