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RealRides of WNY - 1961 Biscayne

A quick glance at this bottom-of-the-heap 1961 Chevrolet Biscaynetwo-door sedan might evince the comment “Nice to see that one of these original, low-budget cars survived intact.” Then, you look closer and see just a bit of a header poking out beneath the door. Not likely that this was Joe Salesman’s company car back in the day — at least not as it sits today. Standard engi

RealRides of WNY - 1965 Chevrolet Impala

This 1965 Chevrolet Impala, “The new standard of low-cost luxury”according to Chevy, is one of over 746,000 built with a V-8. We’re not just talking about full-sized Chevys here, that’s 746,000 V-8 Impalas! Throw in a few hundred thousand V-8 and six-equipped Biscaynes and Bel Airs, as well as almost 57,000 six-cylinder Impalas, and you’re talking some realsales numbe

RealRides of WNY - 1962 Chevy II 100

Not sure just what it is about cars like this 1962 Chevy II 1002-door sedan which seems to inspire owners to jazz them up like a hot rod. The 100 series was Chevy II’s entry level car, and they came from the factory with either Chevy’s 90-hp Super-Thrift 153CID four-cylinder or the 120-hp Hi-Thrift 194CID six-cylinder engine. A factory V-8, the 283, wasn’t offered until model yea

RealRides of WNY - 1959 Chevrolet Corvette

Besides the fact that it’s simply a beautiful car, there are a couple of things which make this 1959 Chevy Corvette stand out: it has a hydraulically operated top (not as complicated as Ford’s Skyliner, but… you don’t just push a button and have the top disappear, either!); and, it’s been wearing the same set of Lester brand tires for 40 years! It's equipped with a 2