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RealRides of WNY (on the road) - 2004 MR2

On a recent work-related trip to Washington, D.C., a friend and I (the work was related to him, not me!) took up lodging in nearby Rockville, Marylandwhere I came across this nice Electric Green Mica 2004 Toyota MR2while on a morning walk near the hotel. The MR2 was Toyota’s mid-engine two-seat sports car, which went into production in 1984. Today’s RealRideis from the third (and final

RealRides of WNY - 1963 Rambler Classic

According to the fender badge on this 1963 Rambler Classic 660, under the hood is the optional 287 V-8, which was made available midway through the model year. Although Ramblers were well-known for their economy of operation, they didn’t shy away from a little high performance every now and then. Motor Trendmagazine gave their1963 Car of the Year Award to both the Classic and AMC&rsqu

RealRides of WNY - 1992 Dodge Daytona IROC R/T

Assuming this 1992 Dodge Daytona IROC R/T is real (and there’s no reason to believe it’s not), it’s one of the rarest RealRides we’ve come across in a long time — only 341 of them were made for 1992. They all came standard with a 2.2L turbocharged four, with a DOHC head developed in conjunction with Lotus. The IROC R/T was introduced to commemorate Dodge’s spons

RealRides of WNY - 1964 Ford Galaxie 500

Came across quite a few cars lately that you rarely see on the road anymore. We’ll start today with this 1964 Ford Galaxie 500 four-door sedan, which was the Ford Division’s second-best seller for 1964 (198,805 units produced), behind only the Galaxie 500 two-door hardtop (206,998). (Those sales numbers would be shattered by the 1965 Mustang, which arrived in showrooms halfway through


SHORT DRIVES — WEEK OF 12-12-16…by Jim Corbran, Automotive ColumnistWhen I was a young lad spending my paper route money on car magazines and Heath bars, around this time of year Motor Trend magazine would tout what was called by many (mostly MT editors and the award winners, I guess) their “coveted” Car of the Year Award. They’re still giving the COTY award out on