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RealRides of WNY - 1972 Lotus

What to do back in the day when all of your friends were driving Triumphs and MGs? The 1972 Lotus Elan Sprintdefinitely cost more (with an MSRP of over six grand while a new MGB could be had for around $2,700), but it was much rarer, with only about 1,353 being built from 1970-73. Some years ago, the editors of the late Sports Car Internationalmagazine named the Elan number six on its list of top

RealRides of WNY - 1959 Land Rover

Spotted this nifty 1959 Land Roverover the summer at Euro Car Dayat The Angry Buffalo/Rose Garden Restaurant in Williamsville, sponsored by the British Car Club of WNY. Well, at least the registration sticker says it’s a 1959, but the car’s styling would seem to suggest something newer, especially at the front end with the fender-mounted headlights (all 1959 L-Rs I could find had the h

RealRides of WNY - 1964 Spitfire

Probably one of the prettiest little cars on the market at the time, this 1964 Triumph Spitfire 4was also known as the Spitfire Mark I. Under the full forward-tilt hood was an OHV inline-four engine of 1,147cc (70cid) with twin carburetors. Certainly not much when compared to what was coming out of Detroit at the time, but then again, the car weighed less that 1,600 lbs. A bit of an upgrade from s