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RealRides of WNY - 1966 Falcon

The brochure told us that as far as the 1966 Ford Falcon Futura Sports Coupewas concerned, its “No. 1 feature is economy… traditional Falcon all the way!”Probably a wise decision by the marketing folks, as by 1966, for just 88 bucks more you could have a Mustang hardtop. So, as sporty as the Futura Sports Coupe was, it was still pretty much Aunt Ethel’s Falcon with a pair

RealRides of WNY - 1962 Chevy II

The 1962 Chevy II 100was the low-end entry in Chevy’s new compact lineup. It was much more conventional than the rear-engined Corvair; and it looked much more like what American car buyers were used to. Chevy called it “The new one you can take complete pride in owning!”The Chevy II came standard with either a 90-hp Super-Thrift 153cid inline four, or a 120-hp Hi-Thrift 194cid in

RealRides of WNY - 1958 Chevrolet

Day 2 of Wagon Week…This 1958 Chevrolet Brookwoodwas seen last summer at the Kinsmen Show & Shinein Niagara-on-the-Lake, Ontario. Station wagons were a big thing in the late 1950s, fueled in part by the migration to suburbia and the need for a second car — or a larger first car — for many families. For 1958, Chevy, and the other GM wagons, still had the two-piece tailgate wi

RealRides of WNY - 1964 Acadian Beaumont

Day 3 of Discontinued Marques Week…Yes, at a glance this looks like aChevelle with a custom grille… in reality it’s a 1964 Acadian Beaumont Sport Deluxe. (Regular readers of this space by now know better than to call it a “Canadian Chevelle,” even though it kind ofis.) But truth be told, the Acadian was a separate brand, sold only in Canada at Pontiac-Buick dealers