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RealRides of WNY - 1957 Bel Air

The 1957 Chevrolet Bel Airis probably one of the most popular collector cars around these days. At least, that’s what you’d think if you attended as many car shows/cruise nights as I do. Much ink has been absorbed into stories of how for 1957 Ford actually outsold Chevy for one of the few times since Edsel Ford was in short pants. The numbers are often twisted to reflect calendar year

RealRides of WNY - 1972 Continental Mark IV

This 1972 Continental Mark IVcomes with a pedigree. The original Continental, marketed as a LincolnContinental, was the brainchild of Edsel Ford, Henry’s son, and was sold from 1940-48 (with a break during World War II). A new car, the Continental Mark II, debuted for 1956 and only lasted for two model years (at a price of ten grand, it’s no wonder!). Things got a bit muddied-up in 195

RealRides of WNY - c1978 Continental Mark V

If you found yourself looking for something a little different 39 or 40 years ago, a handful of world-famous design houses (Bill Blass, Cartier, Pucci, and Givenchy) lent their names (and, one would hope, their design skills) to a series of luxury cars which were based on one similar to this c1978 Lincoln Continental Mark V (top). As the V would indicate, this was the fifth-generation of the Mark