The 1957 Rambler Custom, like this one seen this past summer at the Buffalo History Museum’s nnual classic car event, was available with either a six-cylinder or V-8 engine. The six, which AMC called “…the thriftiest power plant on the American scene,”was a 195.6 cu. in. unit, putting out 125 hp (or 135 hp with the optional power pack), while the 190-hp V-8 checked in at 2
This 1938 Cadillac Series Sixty is owned by RealRides reader Jim Greco of Tonawanda, and is all-original including the paint. It’s equipped with a 346CID V8 and weighs in at 4,254 pounds. Look for it around town at car various shows (it’s pictured here at the 2013 Buffalo History Museum show), and keep your eyes open for it in the new Marshall movie, which was filmed partly in Buffalo.
Now tell me, how often do you come across a dark green car with a red top? Sounds strange, but it’s rather striking in person. Ran across this one, a nifty 1972 Citroën D Special, at last summer’s car show at the Buffalo History Museum. We first encountered it with its hydropneumatic suspension in the full up mode, which gives it a totally different look from its normal cruising a
(Day 4 of FoMoCoWeek)And now for something completely different… a 1961 Mercury Meteor 600, seen at this past summer’s car show at the Buffalo History Museum. This new, mid-priced car caused a bit of confusion as the Meteor name had been used in Canada for years on an upscale Ford sold at Mercury dealers (while Ford dealers sold a down-scaled Mercury called Monarch. Got that?).So for