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RealRides of WNY - 1984 Supra

Saw this 1984 Toyota Celica Supraa couple of summers ago at a Sunday car show in the Village of Kenmore. The Supra started life in 1978 in Japan as the Celica Supra, essentially a more luxe, six-cylinder version of the Celica. Today’s RealRideis from that car’s second-generation, which was introduced for MY 1982 and lasted through 1986. The third-gen car was a bit late to the starting

RealRides of WNY - 1960 Bentley

You’re forgiven if you at first thought this 1960 Bentley S 2might be a Rolls-Royce. They’re very similar in appearance, with the biggest outward difference being the radiator grille shape (the Bentley’s has rounded corners, as opposed to the R-R’s straight edges which are of course topped-off by the Spirit of Ecstasy hood ornament). For decades the two marques had the same

LIKE FLYING FIRST CLASS… IN A CAR — The 2018 Rolls-Royce Phantom

LIKE FLYING FIRST CLASS… IN A CAR — The 2018 Rolls-Royce Phantom by Jim Corbran Some day you’re gonna be out in the backyard shootin’ at some food, when up through the ground’ll come a bubblin’ crude.The next thing you’ll want to do, after talking to Mr. Drysdale of course, is buy yourself a new car.So with that in mind, this week we look at the latest

RealRides of WNY - 1988 Toyota Supra

Saw this 1988 Toyota Supra over the weekend while bicycling around Tonawanda, probably the first one I’ve ever seen with a trailer hitch! When the Supra was introduced in 1978, it was pretty much a Celica, stretched to accommodate an inline six-cylinder engine (Celicas were all fours). In fact, they were sold as the Celica Supra until mid-1986 when, after a total makeover, the Celica moniker

SHORT DRIVES...

SHORT DRIVES — WEEK OF 12-12-16…by Jim Corbran, Automotive ColumnistWhen I was a young lad spending my paper route money on car magazines and Heath bars, around this time of year Motor Trend magazine would tout what was called by many (mostly MT editors and the award winners, I guess) their “coveted” Car of the Year Award. They’re still giving the COTY award out on