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RealRides of WNY - 1980 El Camino

You can search the brochure for this 1980 Chevrolet El Camino, but I don’t think you’ll find that thehood scoop seen on this one was ever offered from the factory on that year’s car/truck mashup. And before you ask, no, it wasn’t shown in the Malibu catalogs either. But the Elky couldbe had with a bevy of other extra-cost add-ons like the ones shown in the illustration belo

RealRides of WNY - 1968 Torino GT

Saw this 1968 Ford Torino GTfastback last summer on Queen Street in Niagara Falls, Ontarioat one of the weekly Cruising on the Qcruise nights. Considering that Ford produced over 172,000 1968 Torinos (and over 200,000 of the similar Fairlanes) it’s surprising that you don’t see many these days — even at car shows and cruise nights. What was even more surprising (to me anyway) was

RealRides of WNY - 1971 Gremlin

Another blast from the past is this 1971 AMC Gremlin X, which we saw nine years ago in a North Buffaloparking lot. Introduced (some would say ironically) on April 1, 1970, American Motors called it “…the first American car to break through the subcompact barrier.”One reason AMC was early to the game is because it was much quicker to make a smaller car by cutting the back half of