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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