Results for: 2016 OLCOTT BEACH CAR SHOW

RealRides of WNY - 1954 Pontiac

A pair of fender skirts (along with their extended chrome trim along the bottom of the rear quarter panels) give this 1954 Pontiac Chieftain Specialthe look of a higher-end model. You can see what a Chieftain Special looked like without the skirts at the bottom of the page. It makes quite a difference! The next steps up in the lineup were the Chieftain DeLuxe, which had much more chrome side trim

RealRides of WNY - 1970 Fury III

This 1970 Plymouth Fury IIIis representative of the marque’s second year of what Chrysler called Fuselage Styling(wide in the middle and narrowing at the top and bottom). At the time, Plymouth told us that “Today’s look is more than just bell bottoms and sideburns. It’s a whole attitude.”The three gentlemen in the brochure photo (below)of a car very much like today&rs

RealRides of WNY - 1947 Ford

Last week we showed you a ’41 Ford, Dearborn’s penultimate model year before the war halted car production. Today we have a 1947 Ford Super Deluxe Tudor Sedan, seen a few summers ago at the Olcottcar show. Post-war production began with the 1946 models, which weren’t all that different from the ’42s. And they’d carry on for one more year until the all-new 1949 “

RealRides of WNY - 1970 Torino GT

We normally eschew posting hood-up RealRideshere, but this 1970 Ford Torino GT Sportsroofwas one of our favorite body styles back in the day. And this is probably our favorite angle from which to view one. We also couldn’t resist the Grabber Green paint job! Ford had some other interesting colors in 1970, along with some which just had interesting names (see bottom photo). The Torino came in