RealRides of WNY - 1991 Volvo

Like the Energizer Bunny, these things just keep going and going… Saw this 1991 Volvo 240 a couple of months ago in a Cheektowaga parking lot. Not only were these cars long-lasting (odometers reading in the hundreds of thousands of miles aren’t uncommon), they were well-known for their safety. Below is an illustration from their Dutch brochure which shows the car’s front and rea

RealRides of WNY - 1989 LeBaron

The writers of the 1989 Chrysler LeBaronDutch brochure opined “Sophisticated, een word, een begrip dat nauwelijks kan worden omschreven. Je hebt, of je hebt het niet.”Or as we Yanks would say, “Sophisticated, a word, a concept that can hardly be described. You either have it or you don’t.”I think most observers would agree that the LeBaron looks much moresophisticated

RealRides of WNY - 1964 Impala

To the casual summer cruise night spectator, it would seem that Chevrolet made nothing but two-door hardtops and convertibles through much of the 1960s. But this 1964 Chevy Impalafour-door sedan, spotted a few years ago in Niagara Falls, is proof that the bow tie was indeed attached to the stray family car every now and then, Lol (millions of times!). The Dutch brochure talks about the ’64 I