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Ice Cream and Autographs with Tyler Lockett

By emarketing | Posted in K-State News on Tuesday, July 7th, 2015 at 12:22 PM

tyler lockett comes to briggs buick gmcTyler Lockett Coming to Briggs Buick GMC Manhattan KS

Kansas State Fans and Seattle Seahawk fans, listen up because we have exciting news for you! Tyler Lockett is coming to Briggs Buick GMC in Manhattan KS to sign autographs! Read the rest of this entry »

Places to Explore Around Manhattan

By emarketing | Posted in Just for Fun on Tuesday, June 30th, 2015 at 8:35 AM

things to do in manhattan ksDay Trips in Manhattan KS

When you’re looking for something to do in Manhattan, Kansas, whether you’re born and raised, a college student at K-State, or visiting family for a mini vacation, we have a list of locations worth exploring on a day trip in Manhattan KS. Read the rest of this entry »

Summer Camping Tips Presented by Jeep

By emarketing | Posted in Tips and Tricks on Monday, June 29th, 2015 at 5:34 PM

2015 jeep renegade at kstateJeep Summer Camping Tips

Ditch the city lights for a night beneath the stars, circled around a fire with your friends roasting s’mores. If you plan on setting out on the trails in search of adventure, there are a few Jeep summer camping tips worth checking out before you begin your getaway. Read the rest of this entry »

Quick How To: Remove Scratches from Vehicles

By emarketing | Posted in Tips and Tricks on Tuesday, June 9th, 2015 at 10:03 AM

how to buff out scratch from carHow to Remove Different Types of Scratches from Vehicle

Is your vehicle a hand-me-down, or did you get a discount on it because the exterior condition wasn’t in 100% perfect condition and is covered in scratches and small dents? Whether it’s been banged up by siblings or was cheaper because of its added character, you’re looking for ways on how to remove different types of scratches from your vehicle. At Kansas State Cars, we have a number of methods that we have come across and found to be popular among drivers. Read the rest of this entry »

Drunk Driving Prevention Technology

By emarketing | Posted in Safety on Monday, June 8th, 2015 at 1:11 PM

drunk driving prevention system technologyNHTSA Drunk Driving Prevention Technology

Within recent years, you’ve probably heard of the IIHS and NHTSA, especially when researching safety ratings for vehicles or watching for recalls on the news. The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration focuses its attention on making vehicles safer for drivers and reports back each year on a number of driving statistics. Unfortunately, in 2013, the NHTSA found that 10,706 people lost their lives in accidents that involved the use of alcohol. The scary part is that while this number already sounds too high, this is actually an improvement compared to the year prior.

Although it’s still in development, the NHTSA drunk driving prevention technology for vehicles could greatly reduce the number of drunk driving-related accidents and fatalities. The primary use of this technology is to prevent drivers from driving drunk in the first place. While there is a legal limit of .08 across all 50 states, there isn’t anything actually preventing drivers from getting behind the wheel of the vehicle while over the limit; unless they are of course stopped by a police officer. Read the rest of this entry »

Car Gift Ideas for Dads

By emarketing | Posted in Just for Fun on Friday, June 5th, 2015 at 12:38 PM

fathers day gift suggestions manhattan ksFather’s Day Car Gift Ideas

Maybe he was the one that packed your lunches, taught you how to ride a bike, how to work the grill, or was the one who taught you how to drive. Yes, you guessed it, we’re talking about dear old dad, and in case you may have forgotten or are trying to get ahead of the game, Father’s Day is coming up on Sunday, June 21st. It doesn’t matter if your dad is a car nut or not, chances are, he spends at least an hour in his vehicle a day, he probably wouldn’t mind a upgrading the exterior or interior of it, or certainly wouldn’t mind adding to his garage. Here at Kansas State Cars, we’ve come up with some Father’s Day car gift ideas that are sure to please. Read the rest of this entry »

Tips for First Time Truck Buyers

By emarketing | Posted in Used Cars on Friday, May 29th, 2015 at 3:56 PM

2015 gmc canyon in manhattan ksUsed Pickup Trucks Manhattan KS

When you were a kid, did you ever have the opportunity to jump in the bed of a pickup truck and take a ride somewhere? As an adult now, have you had the opportunity to ride in a newer pickup truck? The interiors are as comfortable and equipped as a luxury sedan, but it still gives you the high-up ride and towing and hauling capability a pickup is of course breed for. For those of you who are looking for a used pickup truck in Manhattan, KS, we would like to welcome you here to Kansas State Cars. Read the rest of this entry »

How to Back a Trailer, Step by Step

By emarketing | Posted in Tips and Tricks on Friday, May 22nd, 2015 at 1:19 PM

ram trucking backing up trailerEasy Steps to Backup a Trailer

It doesn’t sound like it should be that difficult to do, backing up a trailer. That’s until the trailer starts going the opposite way that you thought it would and you’ve taken out your neighbor’s flower bed or you’ve managed to somehow jack-knife.

If this is your first time driving with a trailer, here at Kansas State Cars, we’d like to give you a few easy steps to backup a trailer, keeping you, your vehicle, and your trailer all in perfect shape. Read the rest of this entry »

Mercedes and Jeep are Welcomed Back to Jurassic Park

By emarketing | Posted in Just for Fun on Wednesday, May 20th, 2015 at 1:27 PM

jurassic world mercedes vehiclesJeep and Mercedes Benz to Star in Jurassic World

This isn’t your average walk in the park, at least not when you’re in Jurassic Park with raptors roaming the grounds and pterodactyls soaring across the sky. In just a few weeks, the dinos will be making their big comeback in Jurassic World which will be released on June 12th.

Surely on an island inhabited by dinosaurs. you wouldn’t want to be caught on foot without some type of all-terrain form of transportation that is fast enough to make an escape. In this summer blockbuster we can expect to see Jeep and Mercedes Benz star in Jurassic World. Read the rest of this entry »

Run for Fun with Friends this Summer

By emarketing | Posted in Community on Monday, May 18th, 2015 at 11:56 AM

runs and trails in manhattan ksSummer 5K Races and Obstacle Runs Near Manhattan KS

Ditch the gym and get outside. Run to relieve some stress now that finals are finally over.

Whether you’re a competitive runner who enjoys a good 5k, someone who can run forever like Forest Gump, or are looking for a challenge with plenty of obstacles, check out our list here at Kansas State Cars where you will find summer 5K races and obstacle runs near Manhattan KS.   Read the rest of this entry »