Updated 11/07/06

KANSAS

Specially constructed vehicle: any vehicle which shall not have been originally constructed under a distinctive name, make, model or type, or which, if originally otherwise constructed shall have been materially altered by the removal of essential parts, or by the addition or substitution of essential parts, new or used, derived from other vehicles or makes of vehicles.

Antique: Any vehicle more than thirty-five (35) years old, propelled by a motor using petroleum fuel, steam or electricity or any combination thereof.

Collector: the owner of one or more special interest vehicles or street rod vehicles who acquires, collects, purchases, trades or disposes of such vehicles or parts therefor for such person's own use in order to restore, preserve and maintain such vehicle or vehicles for historic interest.

Parts car: a motor vehicle generally in nonoperable condition which is owned by a collector to furnish parts which will enable the collector to restore, preserve and maintain a special interest vehicle, street rod vehicle or antique vehicle.

Special interest vehicle: a motor vehicle which is more than 20 years of age and which has not been altered or modified from the original manufacturer's specifications except to assure normal running operation or to meet specific safety inspection requirements on original equipment, or both. Special interest vehicle shall also mean and include a motor vehicle manufactured before 1949 that when altered or modified is referred to as a "street rod."

Updated 12-14-06
Kansas Antique Military Vehicles:
Kansas legislation to allow qualifying military vehicles to be registered and operated on public roadways as "antiques" was approved by the Kansas Legislature and signed into law. The new law defines an "antique military vehicle" as a vehicle, regardless of the vehicle's size or weight, which was manufactured fKansas Antique Military Vehicles: Kansas legislation to allow qualifying military vehicles to be registered and operated on public roadways as "antiques" was signed into law. The SAN-supported law defines an "antique military vehicle" as a vehicle, regardless of the vehicle's size or weight, which was manufactured for use in any country's military forces and is maintained to represent its military design. The law excludes fully-tracked vehicles from this definition. In Kansas, "antique" vehicles must be more than 35-years old and propelled by a motor using petroleum fuel, steam or electricity or any combination of these three. Vehicles registered as "antiques" in Kansas are also afforded a one-time registration fee of $40.