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RealRides of WNY - 1964 Corvair

Day 1 of Compacts Week…In the waning days of the Eisenhower administration, America’s Big Three manufacturers (GM, Ford, and Chrysler) all introduced compact-sized cars to combat the onslaught of foreign cars (which by the late 1950s had really caught on with the North American car-buying public), as well as that ofthe Rambler American & Studebaker Lark (a couple of compact home-g

RealRides of WNY - 1982 VW Vanagon

Although not quite as campy as the older models, it’s hard not to smile anytime I come across something like this 1982 Volkswagen Vanagon. The earlier examples bring back sweet memories of my youth, but these later models still have a certain charm — not to mention that unmistakable VW air-cooled engine sound you hear whenever one attempts to get up to speed. Especially into a headwind