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RealRides of WNY - 2007 VW City Golf

Okay, no, this 2007 Volkswagen City Golfisn’t all that old, but… wait. Did he say City Golf?What the heck it that? The City Golf went on sale in some markets (the U.S. notincluded) when the new 2007 Golf went on sale. A little history is in order. (Keep in mind that VW often introduces cars in Europe before they go on sale in North America.) VW’s fourth-generation Golf debuted i

RealRides of WNY - 1965 Studebaker Commander

By the time this 1965 Studebaker Commander left the factory, the South Bend auto company was on life support. It closed the Indiana plant in 1963 and moved production to its Hamilton, Ontario plant in Canada.The 1966 models were the final Studebakers produced. A grove of 5,000 trees, planted at the South Bend proving grounds in 1937 spelling out the company name, still stands today. Came upon this

RealRides of WNY - 1961 Mercury Meteor 600

(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