Results for: Irving, New York

RealRides of WNY - 1979 Chevy Malibu Classic

Yesterday in this space we featured one of General Motors’ 1977 downsized big cars, and today we have one of their smaller mid-sized offerings: a 1979 Chevrolet Malibu Classic. First downsized for model year 1978 (when the Chevelle moniker was put to rest), in 1979 the Malibu came in two-door coupes and four-door sedans as well as station wagons. The two-door would go away after the 1981 mod

Could There Be A Rambler in Your Future?

Could There Be A Rambler in Your Future? By Jim CorbranYou often read about these “little old lady car” barn finds on the internet (where you’re reading this one right now, Lol…), but how often do you actually come across one in person?A short while back I heard from car show friend Steven Botsford about a very special 1958 Rambler Custom four-door sedan which was for sale

RealRides of WNY - 1959 Buick LeSabre

The story behind this 1959 Buick LeSabre, seen last summer at a Big Indian Smoke Shopcar show in Irving, is that when the present owner was a lad the car was owned by a neighbor; and this lad so admired the car that he hoped to some day own it. As fate would have it, that original owner hung on to the car long enough until the day came when his family offered it for sale — to the one-time ad

IT ONLY LOOKS LIKE A MERCURY — 1961 Comet

IT ONLY LOOKS LIKE A MERCURY— 1961 Comet by Jim CorbranIf you’re at one of the many classic car shows this summer in WNY , and want to see something uncommon — uncommon anywhere these days as well as uncommon at car shows where there you’ll find many Tri-Five Chevys, Hemi Mopars, and two-seat Thunderbirds — ask around to see if Steven Botsford is there.Who?Actually, i