Results for: Irving, Ny

RealRides of WNY - Lincoln Continental Mark V, c1977

We came across this Lincoln Continental Mark V(c1977) earlier this summer in Irving. It’s wearing a tag from Hartley Ford, a now-defunct dealership in Fredonia. The Mark V was pretty big for a two-door car which held only five people. But it held those five people in the lap of luxury, as buyers had the option to choose an option package bearing the name of world-famous designers Givenchy, B

RealRides of WNY - 1988 Ford LTD Country Squire

The “wagon master” was still at it when this 1988 Ford LTD Country Squirewas produced. For those whose tastes were a little less glitzy there was the LTD Crown Victoria wagon, which came minus the woodgrained exterior panels. Still available was Ford’s handy 3-way doorgate — “…which opens like a door for people (with the window open or closed), or swings down l

RealRides of WNY - 1959 Studebaker Lark

This neat little 1959 Studebaker Lark was seen a few weekends ago gassing-up in Irving. This one has Studebaker’s 289 V-8 along with an automatic transmission. Studebaker and American Motors were the first to market American-made compacts in 1959, followed a year later by The Big Three; only Studebaker offered a V-8 engine until 1961. Two-door station wagons were a dying breed in 1959, but t

RealRides of WNY - 1970 Oldsmobile

By the time this 1970 Oldsmobile Ninety-Eight hit the showroom, the flagship luxury sedans from Lansing were actually larger than a Cadillac Sedan DeVille. Of course, they still didn’t carry the prestige of the Cadillac name, but for those who wanted a sumptuously large luxury convertible, the Ninety-Eight’s MSRP of $4,914 looked pretty good next to the DeVille’s $6,068. Saw this

RealRides of WNY - 1971 Olds Cutlass

RealRides reader George Apfel snapped this photo a while back in Irving, just off the NYS Thruway. It’s a 1971 Oldsmobile Cutlass hardtop coupe, which Olds touted in its brochure as their “…lowest priced hardtop!” If you were one of the 1,345 buyers of the six-cylinder version, your starting MSRP was was a mere $2901 for “…Olds styling, Olds engineering, and h