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The Kansas City Motor Car Co.
Sheffield, MO
1905-1909

The Kansas City Motor Car Co. was formed when the Caps Brothers Mfg. Co. was taken over by this American Automobile manufacturer in 1905.

The factory for the Kansas City automobile was located in Sheffield, MO a suburb of Kansas City, MO. Sales office was located in Kansas City. The Kansas City was produced from 1905 to 1909. In the fall of 1909 The Wonder Motor Car Co. took over operations and renamed the car, the Kansas City Wonder.

Officers of The Kansas City Motor Car Co. were: President, Frank E. Wear; vice-president, J. E. Caps; secretary-treasurer, R. Caps; general manager, George K. Wheeler; superintendent, John C. Caps.

1905 Kansas City Roadster
1905 Kansas City Roadster

The 1905 Kansas City Roadster was a finely finished and equipped American Automobile. Color of body was royal blue striped with light blue and the chassis was colonial yellow striped with light blue. In addition to the Roadster a four passenger and five passenger Touring Cars were produced. Features included dash odometer, clock, acetylene lamps, generator, oil lamps, horn, tail lamps and a 20 horsepower engine.

1906 Kansas City Touring Car
1906 Kansas City Touring Car

This advertisement features a long wheel base Kansas City Touring Car and a Commercial Car. The 1906 Kansas City Touring Car was equipped with a larger 35 horsepower opposed motor that had two speeds forward and reverse. The commercial cars were built to haul 1, 2, 3 and 6 tons.

1906 Kansas City Motor Car Co.
1906 Kansas City Motor Car Co. Advertisement

For 1906 an even larger four cylinder 50 horsepower engine was used on their Tourabout. Advertising claimed it to be a "Very Speedy and Great hill climber". 1906 Touring cars were produced as five passenger and larger seven passenger automobiles.

In May of 1906 The Kansas City Motor Car Co. announced that they were changing their models and equipping them with six cylinder engines. The new water cooled six cylinder engine featured a bore of 5 1/8 inches, 5 inch stroke and 75 horsepower. Others features include three speed sliding gear transmission, side chain drive, 120 inch wheelbase and 36 inch wooden artillery wheels. Note the unusual Victoria top and the $4,500.00 price tag shown below in this 1907 advertisement.

1907 Kansas City Touring Car
1907 Kansas City Touring Car

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