Results for: Barracuda

RealRides of WNY - 1965 Buick Wildcat

Seeing this 1965 Buick Wildcatlast summer in North Tonawandabrought back a flood of childhood memories, to when the neighbors had a white ’65 convertible with a white interior. Of course, the Dad had bought the car before marrying into a family with five kids (and me often tagging along). Nobodywith five kids buys a car with a white interior, Lol… This car also got me thinking about h

RealRides of WNY - 1965 Plymouth Valiant

Regular readers (and I hope you’re all regular) might remember this 1965 Valiant Signet from last summer. I was out for a bicycle ride in the Town of Tonawanda recently and came across it again, this time backed-into the driveway, so I figured I’d give you the full frontal view. From this end it’s even more obvious that Plymouth’s Barracuda pony car was heavily based on the

RealRides of WNY - 1973 Plymouth 'Cuda

This 1973 Plymouth ‘Cuda was one of two versions of this car you could buy. Although both came only with V-8 power under the hood, the ‘Cuda was the more sporty-looking one of the pair, while the more formally named Barracuda might be found wearing a set of whitewalls with fake wire-wheelcovers. This was the penultimate year for Plymouth’s pony car, which never caught on as well

CAMARO TURNS 50

CAMARO 50 —CHEVY’S PONY CAR HITS A MILESTONEby Jim Corbran, Automotive ColumnistI guess it’s safe to say that the pony car wars began fifty years ago with the introduction of the 1967 Chevrolet Camaro. Ford’s Mustang may have started the whole thing in April, 1964 (and while Plymouth’s Barracuda debuted a few weeks earlier, it wasn’t a major player until later),