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RealRides of WNY - 1962 Olds

The 1962 Oldsmobile Ninety-Eightfour-door models were offered in three variations: a pillared sedan (Town Sedan); a six-window-hardtop (Holiday Sedan); and this four-window hardtop, or, in Olds-speak, the Holiday Sports Sedan, which replaced the flat-top Sports Sedan from the previous year. Olds said of this new silhouette: “…unique roof motif gives it a sporty new sparkle!”You

RealRides of WNY - 1961 LeSabre

Did you ever wonder why some cars seem to be more collectible than others? You rarely, IMO, ever see a 1961 Buick LeSabreanywhere... or the higher-priced Invicta, Electra, or Electra 225 either, for that matter. They sold well enough — not Chevy or Ford sales for sure, but still… where’d they all go? At any rate, we didsee this one back in 2014 at the Antique Automobile Club of

RealRides of WNY - 1949 Plymouth

Not everyone needed a back seat back when this 1949 Plymouth DeLuxethree-passenger coupe was on sale (this one seems to be wearing a “Special DeLuxe” fender badge. We couldn’t find a listing for a Special DeLuxe three-passenger coupe in any of Plymouth’s 1949 literature).Rather than just remove the rear seat, as was done in many business coupes of the day, Plymouth designer

RealRides of WNY - 1953 Ford

This 1953 Ford Customline Fordoris wearing a couple of dealer-installed options: rear fender shields (a.k.a. fender skirts), and the more unusual Coronado Deckconversion — sort of a poor man’s continental kit. Both can be seen here in detail via scans from the ’53 Ford Accessoriesbrochure, seen up for sale recently on eBay. Today’s RealRideis culled from a slide taken at th

RealRides of WNY - 1948 Buick Super

Day 1 of Wagon Week…This 1948 Buick Super Estate Wagonis from back in the day when New York State saw fit to register station wagons as Suburbans. In Buick-speak it was Model 59, and here’s how they described it in the brochure: “For white-tie occasions or country living, the car that changes quickly from playboy to workhorse. Beautifully finished in every detail.”It would