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RealRides of WNY - Jeep CJ-5

This Willys Jeep CJ-5, seen at the 2ndAnnual Cruisin’ at the Crossroadscar cruise at the Crossroads Christian Church in East Aurora, isfrom somewhere in the mid-1950s to 1963 (notes were taken that day, and notes were lost!). One clue is the “Willys” logo on the tailgate. Willys-Overland sold Jeep to Kaiser in 1963, so it’s no newer than that. Another clue is the dealer sti

RealRides of WNY - 1979 Malibu

If you’re in the mood for a disco-era downsized GM mid-size, this 1979 Chevy Malibu Classic Landauseems to be up for sale in the Black Rock neighborhood of Buffalo. Back in ’79 the Malibu was offered in a few different two-tone paint combinations, but I don’t believe this is one of them. That silver portion of the roof would have come standard with a vinyl covering on the Landau

RealRides of WNY - 1961 Corvan 95

Although the 1961 Chevy Corvan 95certainly had a colorful exterior palette available, I’m not so sure that the two-tone combination on this one, seen back in 2015 at the annual Buffalo History Museumcar show, was offered by the factory. At the bottom of the page is a graphic of that year’s paint chips. You be the judge. Chevy put a positive spin on the fact that the engine was in the r

RealRides of WNY - 1947 Chrysler

The Hemmings Motor News Great Race of 2012made a stop in Buffalo.Entrants drove from astarting point in Traverse City, Michigan and headed north into Canada. They passed each of the Great Lakes on their way to Dearborn, Michigan after re-entering the U.S. in Kingston, New York. Today’s RealRideis one of two 1947 Chrysler Town & Country4-door sedans to take part. This one was piloted by T

RealRides of WNY - 1969 Shelby GT350

Came across this Shelby GT350at the 2015 Buffalo History Museumcar show. Based on Ford’s Mustang, the Shelby was available in both convertible and SportsRoof (fastback coupe) models, as well as in GT350 and GT500 guises. As you can imagine, the numerical difference refers mostly to the drivetrain — this GT350 came standard with a Ram-Air 351cid V8 rated at 290 hp, while the 500 had the

RealRides of WNY - 1956 Fairlane

This 1956 Ford Fairlane ForDor Victoriawas spotted by RealRidesreader Howard Goldman in Buffalo, where Black Rock meets Riverside. Okay, it was inRiverside, but you could see Black Rock from the front porch. The Fordor Victoria (four-doorsto most of us) was a new entry for MY 1956. The Ford brochure told us it had “All the open-smartness of the famous Victoria, plus the added convenience of

RealRides of WNY - 1970 Gloria

Talk about a seldom-seen car here in WNY — this 1970 Prince Gloriawas one of the entrants in 2018 Hemmings Motor News Great Race, which started right here in Buffaloand finished 10 days later in Halifax, Nova Scotia. The Team 69 car’s members (Team Japan 2) were driver Hiroshi Izawa, and the navigation team of Nobu Nakamura, Akiko Izawa, and Tatsu Izawa — all of whom hail from To

RealRides of WNY - 1970 Monte Carlo

This 1970 Chevrolet Monte Carlowas photographed in Buffaloat the most recent Buffalo History Museum Car Showover the summer. Paperwork accompanying the car indicated that it’s still owned by the guy who bought it new at Lou Awald Chevrolet in Kenmore from salesman Duane Paddock. Yes, thatDuane Paddock, who todayowns the place (now calledPaddock Chevrolet). The 1970 Monte was the first of its

RealRides of WNY - 1971 Gremlin

Another blast from the past is this 1971 AMC Gremlin X, which we saw nine years ago in a North Buffaloparking lot. Introduced (some would say ironically) on April 1, 1970, American Motors called it “…the first American car to break through the subcompact barrier.”One reason AMC was early to the game is because it was much quicker to make a smaller car by cutting the back half of

RealRides of WNY - 1980 Volare

Day 6 of “Not A Trailer Queen Week” This 1980 Plymouth Volare Dusteris from the model’s second year of production. For 1979 the Duster came with rear-quarter window louvers as well as the tape stripe seen on today’s RealRide. The 1980 Dusters also had Duster nameplates (the ghosts of which you can still see on today’s feature car), extra moldings, whitewalls & whe