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RealRides of WNY - 1966 AMC DPL

Niagara Falls resident Pat Pilon seems to be giving the photographer (me) the once over as we took a few shots of his sharp 1966 AMC Ambassador DPLat last month’sCruise into Kenmoreon Delaware Avenue. Pat told us that that wild, houndstooth interior would soon be completed with the addition of the matching throw pillows shown in the magazine ad on the car’s front seat. Produced to comp

RealRides of WNY - 1966 Caprice

While we certainly seem to see plenty of its brethren Biscayne, Bel Air, and Impala models still around, it seems rare to find a 1966 Chevy Capriceout and about on the streets these days. Not sure why. Chevy sold around 181,000 of them in two- and four-door hardtop and station wagon variations. Bigger numbers than the Biscayne (approx. 112,400 produced), but fewer than Bel Air (236,600) and Impala

RealRides of WNY - 1966 Plymouth

Honestly, when was the last time you saw a 1966 Plymouth VIP(or anyyear Plymouth VIP) live and in person? This one was spotted last summer at a Friday cruise night in Academy Park in Lewiston. Plymouth sold a grand total of 12,216 VIPs for MY 1966 — a scant 5,158 of them being two-door models like this one. Compare that to almost 102k of the Ford LTD (which some believe was the progenitor of

RealRides of WNY - 1966 Plymouth Fury III

There was a time when many families in many neighborhoods had actual carsin their driveways; and many of them, depending of course on the neighborhood, were Chevys, Fords, or Plymouths. They all had lineups which matched each other model for model, and this 1966 Plymouth Fury IIIwent up against Chevy’s Impala and Ford’s Galaxie 500. These three were at the top of their pecking orders u

RealRides of WNY - 1976 Chevrolet Caprice

In my humble opinion, or, IMHOas the kids say, one of General Motors’ biggest problems in the 1970s (besides build quality) was the blurring of the divisions. For years Chevy was the entry-level family car, affordable to many Americans who needed basic transportation. As they became more affluent, GM had other car divisions selling more upscale rides. The thought was the buyer could move on

RealRides of WNY - 1971 Chevy Caprice

Here’s another edition of RealRides of WNY on the Road, as we caught sight of this 1971 Chevy Caprice during last summer’sStephen Siller Tunnel To Towers 5K Run & Walk, which started in Brooklyn near the fire station in Red Hook, went through the Brooklyn Battery Tunnel, and ended at the World Trade Center. We were honored to be there as part of the video crew. The Caprice was Chev

RealRides of WNY - 1969 AMC Ambassador SST

If the stance on this 1969 AMC Ambassador SST looks a bit strange, I believe it might be because the 343 V8 which is advertised on the front fender seems to have gone AWOL. Although the Ambassador was a full-sized car — its 122-inch wheelbase was an inch longer than Ford’s LTD — many car shoppers still associated “Ramblers” with compacts. These Ambassadors were featur