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RealRides of WNY - 1952 Chevrolet

This 1952 Chevrolet Styline De Luxeis just one more reminder of how colorful cars could be if the manufacturers would lose the black/white/gray palette they seem so enamored with these days. Today’s RealRide is decked-out in what looks like Spring Green over Emerald Green. And you can’t tell from here, but in 1952 if your Chevy was green on the outside, the interior likely matched. See

RealRides of WNY - 1975 Omega

The 1975 Oldsmobile Omegawas “A lot of little Olds”as the folks from Lansing told us in their advertising. Although it was only a very thinlydisguised Chevy Nova, it didhave some distinctive Olds touches: its front end looked a lot like the supremely popular Cutlass (see what we did there?), right down to the swingaway grille (below), which moved back on minor impacts. The rear treatme

RealRides of WNY - 1963 Corvair Greenbrier

We turned the clock back an hour over the weekend, so I thought we’d also turn the calendar back all this week to this past summer’s car shows.Before minivan was actually a word in the automotive lexicon, there was this 1963 Corvair Greenbrier which, in their brochure, Chevy called a Sports Wagon. With windows and seats you could fit nine people into the Greenbrier. A delivery version

RealRides of WNY - 1964 Olds 88

This 1964 Oldsmobile Dynamic 88 was one of the more appropriate cars seen at this year’s orphan car show in Orchard Park (what’s a Cadillac doing at an orphan show, anyway?). Olds owners were orphaned in 2004 when GM discontinued the brand while on a path to, it hoped, better profitability for the shareholders. Olds had a plethora of full-sized cars in 1964, ranging from the the least