Classic car lovers flock to 'Art of the Car Concours' at KC Art Institute

KANSAS CITY, Mo. - From 1932 Ford Roadsters to a brand new electric BMW, car fans found plenty to admire on the Kansas City Art Institute campus.

Hot rod fanĀ Greg Pirak couldn't believe he got to see the Doane Spencer Roadster.

"It is iconic!" he said. Seeing these cars, he admits gives him "Goosebumps!" he laughed.

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Tom Kenney said the Doane Spencer Roadster shaped hot rods for years. "People built clones of the car, its overall shape, its spirit and its just the '32 that really defines hot rods."

It sits just a few cars away from a classic driven by Martin Sheen. The car used in "The California Kid" movie has iconic flames on the side.

But the Concours showcased more than just classics.

The BMW i3, a brand new electric car, uses only a few gallons of gas to average 117 miles per gallon.

The event helps raise money for the Kansas City Art Institute scholarship fund.

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