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RealRides of WNY - 1975 Buick LeSabre

Not often you run across a 1975 Buick LeSabre Customconvertible out on the road these days — it was the final year for the full-sized Buick drop-top, and only 5,300 of them were produced. Its starting MSRP of $5,133 translates to $23,305 in 2018 dollars. Buick seemed to know the end was in sight, as in their brochure, under the photo of a dark green convertible, they told us “There are

RealRides of WNY - 1968 Oldsmobile Cutlass S

This 1968 Oldsmobile Cutlass S marks the first year that General Motors offered their mid-sized cars with different wheelbases for the two- and four-door models. The two-door coupes, hardtops, and convertibles rode a 112-inch wheelbase, while the wagon, and four-door sedans and the hardtop had a 116-inch span. Vista Cruiser station wagons, based on the F-85/Cutlass body style, had a 121-inch wheel

RealRides of WNY - 1969 Chevy Chevelle malibu

When this 1969 Chevrolet Chevelle Malibu was new, General Motors’ mid-sized cars were hot — very hot! But as you can see here, not all of these smaller Chevys were of the SS396 muscle car ilk. Chevy sold a ton of these cars as family chariots, equipped with an array of powerplants ranging from the 230 and 250CID six-cylinders, up through the 307 and 350CID V8s (and yes, of course the 3

RealRides of WNY - 1969 Buick LeSabre

Now here’s a cruisin’ car — a 1969 Buick LeSabre. Built long before General Motors downsizing program of 1977, the LeSabre (and stablemates Wildcat and Electra 225) were products of the longer, lower, wider school of car building. Which made for some great boulevard cruisers, even if they did have problems fitting into some American garages. As long as they still fit in some, The

RealRides of WNY - 1976 Oldsmobile Ninety-Eight Regency

(Day 1 of GMWeek)When you look at the size of this 1976 Oldsmobile Ninety-Eight Regency, seen over the summer in Tonawanda, it’s not too difficult to figure out why General Motors decided to downsize its big cars the following year. But — for 1976 they were still full-in to bigger-and-better. Which led to some creative brochure copy: “Yet for all its size and splendors, a 98 Rege