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RealRides of WNY - 1985 Sportwagon

Of all the compact station wagons bought in the midst of the Reagan years, the one least-chosen by American car buyers was quite possibly the 1985 Renault Sportwagon. The Renault lineup had pretty much consisted of quirky cars since the Dauphine appeared on these shores in the 1950s (the R16 certainly comes to mind, as well as the R5 — or, as we knew it here in the US, Le Car), but by 1985 t

RealRides of WNY - 1984 Fuego

When we crouched down to photograph this 1984 Renault Fuegoat the September to Remember Car Show/Swap Meetat the Orleans County Fairgrounds in Albion, we were asked “Are you interested in Fuegos?” “We’re interested in anything that’s different,” was our reply. And the Fuego is certainly different. You’re forgiven if you’ve never heard of nor seen one

RealRides of WNY - 1976 Cougar

The brochure claimed that this 1976 Mercury Cougar XR-7was “Among luxurious personal-size cars… as unique in its own class as the Continental Mark IV!”That’s a pretty bold statement. And you have to wonder how many potential Mark IV buyers heard that and said, “Yeah, I’ll take an XR-7 instead for about half the price!”You can tell we were entering the dis

RealRides of WNY - Merkur XR4Ti, c1987

Looks like the owner of this c1987 Merkur XR4Tiwanted to take it out for a ride without putting any miles on the odometer, Lol… The XR4Ti, in case you’ve forgotten, was a high-performance German hatchback sold alongside the Merkur Scorpio sedan in American Mercury dealerships (although, not in all of them). It was sold in Europe as a Ford, but it was decided to give the car to the mor