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RealRides of WNY #2402 - 1956 Olds

When this 1956 Oldsmobile Ninety-Eightpassed us on the I-90 in Chautauqua County this past summer, we were wishing we had a co-pilot along to take a few quick photos. Luckily, as we approached the rest area just over the Pennsylvania state line there it was in the parking lot. The top-line Ninety-Eight series didhave a four-inch longer wheelbase than the 88 and Super 88 models, but visually they w

RealRides of WNY #2396 (on the road) - 1971 Opel GT

Some of us are old enough to remember the1971 Opel GTbeing calleda miniature Corvette back in the day. And it’s still going on now, as seen below in a screen capture of a recent YouTubevideo. I, for one, never bought into it; but if you’ve got a few minutes, do a Googlesearch for Opel GT/Corvettecomparisonsand see what some others think. A handsome little car indeed it was (and still i

RealRides of WNY #2372 (on the road) - 1958 Pontiac

Most of General Motors’ offerings for model year 1958 were one-and-done designs. (A big thank youto Chrysler Corporation and its 1957 Forward Lookcars.) This 1958 Pontiac Star Chief is a prime example. Pontiac called it “The boldest advance in fifty years…”The Star Chief sat one notch below the new Bonneville series, and was available in two- and four-door hardtop, four-do

RealRides of WNY #2346 (on the road) - 1952 Mercury

This 1952 Mercury Montereyis one of two hardtop models offered that year at Merc dealers. Both two-doors, the other one was in the Mercury Custom line, called the Sport Coupe. Model year 1952 brought a complete makeover for all of Ford’s lines, with both Lincoln and Mercury losing the suicide doors on their four-door models. The Monterey name was introduced the year before on a spiffed-up tw

RealRides of WNY #2325 - 1960 Jeep

It’s not often that one comes across a 1960 Jeep FC-150these days. But we’ve come across this one more than once lately. The front view photo is from last October’s Fall Festival Car Show at the Peek’N Peak Resort in Clymer, while the rear photo was taken a few weeks ago at the Orchard Beach Assembly Cruise-In in North East, Pennsylvania. Jeep told us in the brochure that t