RealRides of WNY - 1996 Olds

Today we’re revisiting a RealRidefirst featured in thesummer of 2019, a 1996 Oldsmobile Ninety-Eight, which according to the windshield show placard is still owned by Gasport’s Nick Anderson. In the original write-up (seen below), we casually mentioned that “…all that seems to be missing is a set of whitewalls.” Not only did young Mr. Anderson not take our advice (Lo

RealRides of WNY - 1965 Corvair

Presenting (IMO) one of the nicest looking cars to come out of Detroit in the 1960s: a 1965 Chevrolet Corvair Monzafour-door hardtop. It was, as I recollect, the only four-door hardtop American compact on the market — and most likely the only four-door hardtop compact, period! Chevy told us that this new second-generation Corvair “…puts teeth in the term all-new!”This one&

RealRides of WNY - 1963 Greenbrier

We didn’t arrive in time to see this 1963 Chevrolet Corvair Greenbrier Sports Wagonat the recent Harvest Day Car Show in Newfane, but we did find it on the WNYFacebook page, where they were posted by owner Gary Swiatowy of Gasport, who owns five other Corvairs and photographscar shows/cruise nights for Show and Cruise News (see them here). Notice anything different about thi

RealRides of WNY - 1996 Oldsmobile

I’m going to take a stab in the dark here and guess that not too many people who were wandering around at yesterday’s monthly Cruise-N-Cuts(at the Eras Gone By: Unisex PIN UP Salonin Tonawanda) would have guessed that 19-year-old Gasport resident Nick Andersonwas the proud owner of the black 1996 Oldsmobile Ninety-Eightsedan parked off to the side. (Always nice to see an owner at one o