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RealRides of WNY - 1965 Corvair

Now that Chevrolet had the Chevy II to wage war in the compact car field, they could expand on the Corvair’s marketing strategy. One magazine ad told us the all-new-for-1965 Corvairs were “…longer and wider…racier, roomier, flatter riding…with quicker steering, surer stopping, and more power available.”And this Monza, which had been the top-of-the-line, now t

RealRides of WNY - 1964 Corvair

Day 1 of Compacts Week…In the waning days of the Eisenhower administration, America’s Big Three manufacturers (GM, Ford, and Chrysler) all introduced compact-sized cars to combat the onslaught of foreign cars (which by the late 1950s had really caught on with the North American car-buying public), as well as that ofthe Rambler American & Studebaker Lark (a couple of compact home-g

RealRides of WNY - 1970 Chevy Nova

If you were in the market for an American compact 47 years ago, there’s a good chance you ended up with one of these: a 1970 Chevrolet Nova — Chevy sold over a quarter-million of them. This was the third year for the second-generation Nova, which began life in 1962 as the Chevy II, with the Nova nameplate being its top-of-the-line offering. Those first cars were offered in a full line-