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RealRides of WNY - 1982 Regal

The 1982 Buick Regaldoesn’t seem to get as much 21stcentury attention as its GM stablemates did — those being the Chevy Monte Carlo, Pontiac Grand Prix, and Olds Cutlass Supreme. Surprisingly the sales numbers for these mid-sized coupes weren’t what I’d thought they’d be when I went to look them up. I figured (correctly) that the Olds came out first, but wasn’t

RealRides of WNY - 1964 Mercury

The 1964 Mercury Park Lanewas just a notch below the Lincoln Continental in Ford’s hierarchy. Its very cushy standard interior included seats which were “…foam-padded with a special balanced spring design giving a more cushioned effect.” “Nylon-face biscuit design upholstery”only added to the mystique. You had your choice of rooflines: either the Breezeway desi

RealRides of WNY - 1986 Pontiac 2+2

Although you couldn’t see it when I took the photo, this 1986 Pontiac 2+2 has a fastback, or maybe more correctly, a bubble-top roofline (see the Hemmings photo below). It also has a more aerodynamic front end than “regular” Grands Prix (Grand Prixes?). The reason? GM’s cars weren’t doing all that well against Ford’s much sleeker Thunderbird in NASCAR races, so