<![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 1932 Ford 3-window coupe: Hot rod with orange flames features unique tribute to owner’s wife http://www.kansascity.com/cars/article26188504.html#storylink=rss Two years ago, Tom Creach went down the road a few miles from his Bonner Springs home to see a painter in Edwardsville for a little work on his 1932 Ford 3-Window Coupe.

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2015 Mini Cooper S Hardtop 4-Door: It’s still all Mini, but with a lot of sophistication http://www.kansascity.com/cars/article26150140.html#storylink=rss This Mini still has that go-kart stance and handling it’s famous for, but it’s now all grown up inside. It’s as if it went off to college and returned with its trademark outgoing personality, but more mature and sophisticated.

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To everyone in the car community who has been so kind to me, I say thank you http://www.kansascity.com/cars/article26142913.html#storylink=rss My first ride in a sports car came while I was 7 or 8 years old. I was attending a summer camp near my home of Decatur, Ill., when one hot Sunday morning I saw a cloud of dust moving across the flat fields of central Illinois. As it got closer I could hear the roar of a straight six engine. My dad and a friend were driving a Jaguar XK120 on loan from his friend John Kilborn, local car dealer and sports car racer.

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Food Truck Showdown, Aristocrat Motors help raise money for Harvesters http://www.kansascity.com/cars/article26096839.html#storylink=rss A few hours before noon on Saturday, June 27, the Crave of Kansas City food truck arrived at Aristocrat Motors for the fourth annual Food Truck Showdown that benefits Harvesters.

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Tom Strongman's automotive journalism career at The Star reaches an exit http://www.kansascity.com/cars/article26095876.html#storylink=rss In late May, Tom Strongman wrote reviews and vintage car stories at a fairly high volume. He wasn’t operating like a person who knew his retirement was a little more than a month away.

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Ford innovation makes backing up a trailer as easy as turning a knob http://www.kansascity.com/cars/article25604932.html#storylink=rss The ideas started flowing almost a decade ago about how to make backing up a trailer attached to a Ford truck easier to maneuver.

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John Swander has owned his ’34 Ford since high school http://www.kansascity.com/cars/article25603558.html#storylink=rss To John Swander, his hot rods are like four-wheeled art pieces. Each represents a look, a style that is carefully crafted to convey a mood or recapture a memory. He loves the golden age of hot rodding, 1945 to 1955, and his cars reflect that.

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‘Impairment suit’ shows teens the dangers of drinking and driving http://www.kansascity.com/cars/article25601767.html#storylink=rss A year ago, Ford Motor Company added an impairment suit simulator to its Driving Skills for Life (DSFL) program that is aimed at teaching newly licensed teens the necessary skills for safe driving beyond what they learn in standard driver-education programs.

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Jeep owners gather in Gladstone to watch vehicles put on a show http://www.kansascity.com/cars/article25597438.html#storylink=rss Soon after Jay Blazier arrived at Gladstone Dodge Jeep Chrysler Ram early Thursday evening on June 18, a staff member asked him if he could help locate a perfect spot to place an RTI (Ramp Travel Index) ramp.

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2016 Fiat 500X Trekking Plus: A compact crossover with Italian style http://www.kansascity.com/cars/article25595185.html#storylink=rss A compact crossover with Italian style

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Riverwood Winery serves as ideal meeting place for a car club http://www.kansascity.com/cars/article24999610.html#storylink=rss Whether it is the lush green of spring and summer or the colorful fall foliage, the 40-minute drive to Rushville, Mo., on Route 45 to the Riverwood Winery makes for a pleasant trip, said owner David Naatz.

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Art of the Car Concours to showcase dream cars from the past http://www.kansascity.com/cars/article24998752.html#storylink=rss Through the years, automotive designers have created concept or dream cars that were essentially three-dimensional renderings of vehicles and concepts of what the future may hold. Some were whimsical and some were lightly disguised versions of future production cars, but all have an interesting story.

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Willie and Scott Wagner sell classic cars to the world http://www.kansascity.com/cars/article24997018.html#storylink=rss Scott Wagner has done just about everything that Willie Wagner has since opening Wagner’s Classic Cars in 1968. He has restored cars, cleaned cars, sold cars and when he is away from the business, Scott Wagner drag races. Cars are simply in the Wagners’ blood. Scott now finds time to watch his 13-year-old son compete in junior dragster events.

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2015 KIA SORENTO SXL AWD http://www.kansascity.com/cars/article24995092.html#storylink=rss It’s tough to stand out among the crowd of two- and three-seat SUVs, but Kia has managed to do so with its all-new Sorento.

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FORD’S FOCUS ON STUDENTS http://www.kansascity.com/cars/article24993907.html#storylink=rss In April, Alex Guinn of Overland Park learned he was one of five students in the United States to receive the first Alan Mulally Leadership in Engineering Scholarship. Guinn will get a one-time, $10,000 scholarship.

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1955 FORD VICTORIA http://www.kansascity.com/cars/article24452278.html#storylink=rss With just a little more than a mile to go, Jim Dillenschneider knew he had a phone call to make.

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2015 JEEP GRAND CHEROKEE SRT http://www.kansascity.com/cars/article24442984.html#storylink=rss The idea of a big-dollar, high-performance SUV may seem like a contradiction, but it’s difficult to suppress a smile when you stomp on the Grand Cherokee SRT’s throttle and you’re pinned back in the seat. Suddenly, a hot SUV seems perfectly logical, or at least fun if you like to go fast quickly, as in zero to 60 in 4.8 seconds.

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AACA CENTRAL SPRING MEET http://www.kansascity.com/cars/article24437152.html#storylink=rss Friendliness of Kansas Citians lauded at automobile club gathering

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Driving instructor hopes to get his students off to a good start http://www.kansascity.com/cars/article23892028.html#storylink=rss Dan Backhaus knows the roads and highways in the Northland as well as anyone, and after he is finished instructing student drivers, he hopes they are able to navigate those roads in a safe manner.

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Paola man, drawn to the hobby by friendly people, gets involved with classic car collecting http://www.kansascity.com/cars/article23237613.html#storylink=rss For 20 years, Dirk Frackowiak raised buffaloes on his farm just outside of Paola. He sold buffalo meat at the Farmer’s Market on the Paola Square.

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2015 Toyota Camry Hybrid SE: Quiet, affordable efficiency http://www.kansascity.com/cars/article23235717.html#storylink=rss Toyota’s Camry has been a market favorite for the last dozen years, and the 2015 continues with a formula that has proven to be popular with the public: affordable, smooth, quiet, and, especially in the case of the Hybrid, efficient. It is genuinely a car for the masses.

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Olathe Ford Lincoln’s backpack drive helps Olathe school children http://www.kansascity.com/cars/article23241027.html#storylink=rss The 2014-15 school year ended a few weeks ago, but Olathe Ford Lincoln at 1845 E. Santa Fe St., is already thinking about the next school year that starts in August.

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Honda’s new HR-V creates excitement with customers http://www.kansascity.com/cars/article22646943.html#storylink=rss Early Friday morning on May 15, Legends Honda received an email from an excited customer. She had pre-ordered the 2016 HR-V, a new product on the Honda line.

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Fenton Nissan supports its Hero Appreciation Week http://www.kansascity.com/cars/article22640091.html#storylink=rss When Joe Balsamo arrived at Fenton Nissan of Tiffany Springs as the general manager in March, it was easy for him to keep Hero Appreciation Week going.

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Memories lead Lee’s Summit man to rare 1958 Cadillac Eldorado Seville http://www.kansascity.com/cars/article22645800.html#storylink=rss Doug Redman’s leisurely road to owning a 1958 Cadillac Eldorado Seville is born from memories of his younger days.

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For the last 2½ weeks, Tyler Huffman, a Marine veteran of the Afghanistan War, has been driving a specially equipped Ford F-150 across the United States in the 6th Annual High Five Tour for Wounded Warriors Family Support.

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2015 DODGE CHALLENGER R/T http://www.kansascity.com/cars/article22624311.html#storylink=rss When it comes to the Dodge Challenger R/T Scat Pack, the only thing more intimidating than the test car’s black paint and matte black 20-inch wheels is the thunder of 485 horsepower stampeding out of the exhaust.

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Bill Hindle and Sharon Brightwell share a passion for street rods http://www.kansascity.com/cars/article21720279.html#storylink=rss It’s not often that you see a 1932 Chevy, much less one turned into a street rod, but Sharon Brightwell has just such a car. Her significant other, Bill Hindle, built it for her.

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Cable-Dahmer welcomes visit from Cadillac Club of KC http://www.kansascity.com/cars/article21718233.html#storylink=rss The members of the Cadillac Club of Kansas City have such a passion for the iconic luxury vehicle that they welcome new members who do not own one.

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2015 CHEVROLET CRUZE TURBO DIESEL http://www.kansascity.com/cars/article21713388.html#storylink=rss The Chevrolet Cruze is typical of today’s compact cars. It has clean, simplified styling and a well-appointed cabin. The one place it stands out is the availability of the turbo diesel option that gives it a highway fuel economy rating of 46 miles per gallon. That’s almost as good as a hybrid.

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