Results for: ACADEMY PARK

RealRides of WNY - 1946 Chevy

The brochure told us the 1946 Chevytruck was available in 99 different models on nine different wheelbases. For all of you technical types out there, Chevy offered features like hypoid-gear rear axles with one-piece steel banjo-type housings and straddle-mounted pinions on some models. No, I don’t know what any of that means, Lol. You can find out for yourself about these and manyother featu

RealRides of WNY - 1966 Plymouth

Honestly, when was the last time you saw a 1966 Plymouth VIP(or anyyear Plymouth VIP) live and in person? This one was spotted last summer at a Friday cruise night in Academy Park in Lewiston. Plymouth sold a grand total of 12,216 VIPs for MY 1966 — a scant 5,158 of them being two-door models like this one. Compare that to almost 102k of the Ford LTD (which some believe was the progenitor of

RealRides of WNY - 1995 Fleetwood

Perhaps this 1995 Cadillac Fleetwood Brougham, seen last summer in Lewiston’s Academy Park at a weekly Friday cruise night, didn’t have the commanding footprint of the pre-downsizing 1976 model. (With an overall length of 233.7 inches, and weighing 5,357 pounds, that older Gerald Ford-era barge was — well, a barge.) The 1995 model was still the V8-packing, rear-drive luxury sedan

RealRides of WNY - 1965 Tempest

You almost can’t go to a car show without seeing at least one mid-1960s GTO. But it’s rare when you come across a 1965 Pontiac Tempest— and it’s an unmolested four-door sedan yet! We saw this one last summer in Lewistonat a weekly Friday cruise night in Academy Park. All of the Pontiacs for 1965 were sporting vertical headlights, which up to that point had beenseen only on

RealRides of WNY - 1947 Willys Jeep

Niagara Falls’ Bert Donahue is the proud (and relatively new) owner of this 1947 Willys Jeep, seen a couple of Fridays ago at a Cataract Cruisersweekly Friday night event in Academy Park in Lewiston. Civilian versions of the ’47 ‘Jeep’ were called the Universal (for some reason Willys used the single quote marks in their literature whenever referring to the ‘Jeep&rsqu