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Thursday, 10 October 2013 16:03

The new Harchelroad Motors collision and restoration center will be the site of an open house this Friday and Saturday. In addition, the Corvette, Camaro and Classic GM car show will be held at the center Saturday. (Republican file photo)

By Carolyn Lee

The Imperial Republican


It’s a big weekend for Harchelroad Motors of Imper­ial. Not only is the business celebrating the opening of its new collision and restoration center, but the Corvettes, Camaros and classic GM cars are rolling into town.

Festivities begin Friday with an open house at the new 28,000 square foot center at 700 E. Hwy. 6 from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m.

Hot dogs and hamburgers will be served while people tour the new facility, which houses areas for restoration, body and collision work as well as natural disaster work, custom painting, semi truck work, painting of farm equipment, glass replacement, accessories and towing service, according to Dillon Harchelroad. The dealership also works with customers concerning insurance companies.

“It’s a full “in and out” service, he said.


Car show

The Corvette and All GM Classic Car Show begins Saturday with cars on display at the collision center. Tours will continue during the day.

About 160-175 cars are expected to be shown, coming from Kansas, Colorado, Wyoming, South Dakota, New Mexico and “really the midwest,” Harchelroad said.

Trophies will be awarded about 3-3:30 p.m. in the Corvette, Camaro and classic GM cars divisions.

Harchelroad said the Corvette show, which is usually held during the Chase County Fair, was moved this year to celebrate the advent of the 2014 Corvette, which is “an all new Corvette from the ground up,” he said.

“It has new technology which is a game changer,” Harchelroad said. The business was given about 30 in its first allocation, and Harchelroad said they’re all sold.

In fact, four came in Monday and three were sold by the end of the day.

More information about Harchelroad Motors may be found at


Last Updated on Thursday, 10 October 2013 16:05