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RealRides of WNY - 1959 Buick Electra

Saw this 1959 Buick Electraa few years back at an Antique Automobile Club of America meet at the north campus of the University of New York at Buffalo (UB) in Amherst. The Electra was a new nameplate for Buick in 1959 — as were the Invicta and LeSabre. Buick ditched the Special, Super, Century, and Roadmaster models after the somewhat disastrous 1958 model year (in all fairness, it was an in

RealRides of WNY - 1985 Chevy Camaro

When Amherstresident Mark Lisieckitold us about his 1985 Chevy Camarosport coupe, he proudly pointed out that it’s not a fully-loaded Z28 or IROC-Z. Chevy advertised the Z28 as An American Performance Legend. The IROC-Z was touted at The Ultimate Z28 (zero-to-60 in 7.2 seconds). Also in the lineup was the Berlinetta, or Poetry in Motionas Chevy described the more elegantly-equipped Camaro. L

RealRides of WNY - 1960 Ford Thunderbird

The two-tone color combination on this 1960 Ford Thunderbird is a very striking Montecarlo Red over Raven Black — a $25.80 option from the factory. The red leather upholstery was another $106.20 — which today translates to around $912. The car’s MSRP of $3,755 would be a tad over 32 grand these days, which (I can’t believe I’m saying this) ain’t so bad! Saw this

RealRides of WNY - 1978 Ford Granada

These were so prevalent back when they were new that I can’t believe we don’t see more of them on the road today. This 1978 Ford Granada, seen a few weeks ago in Amherst, is one of almost a quarter-million built that year. Introduced for model year 1975, and cheekily compared to a Mercedes-Benz in Ford’s advertising (bottom), the Granada (and its Mercury cousin, the Monarch) cert