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RealRides of WNY (on the road) - 1971 Monte Carlo

This 1971 Chevy Monte Carlowas spotted by former WNYer and current Keystone State resident Rick Lappoutside the Turbotvillepost office. Turbotville? Yes, the Borough of Turbotville (population 705 as of the 2010 census) is in the Upper Susquehanna Valley, about halfway between Ottawa and Delaware Run. Oh yeah, the car. The ’71 was the Monte’s second year, and a 350CID (with a 3-speed m

RealRides of WNY (on the Road, Alumni edition) - Ford Escort Ghia

This Ford Escort 1.6 Ghia, c1979, probably won’t be recognized by many stateside readers, as the Escort was still a couple of years away from being available in North America. And when it debuted for model year 1981, it looked nothing like this one, which was spotted by native WNYer (and current Keystone State resident) Rick Lappon a recent trip to Galway, Ireland. Originally available only

RealRides of WNY - Mercedes-Benz 200

Also known as the W110, the Fintail, or, in German, the Heckflosse, this Mercedes-Benz 200 is another example of FormerWNYersFindingRealRides. Today’s beautiful, two-toned example really took the scenic route to get here: it was found by Rick Lapp, formerly of Hamburg and now residing in Pennsylvania, on a recent trip to Jersey City. The 200 was produced from 1965-68, and featured a 2.0L fou

RealRides of WNY - 1968 Camaro & 1966 Mustang

(It’s another edition of RealRides found by ex-WNYers)Back in the day the Chevy/Ford Feud was in full swing, with many car owners professing complete loyalty to one or the other (yes, or Mopar). Some families however, had members on both sides, which probably led to some great dinner-table discussions. Vacationing Hamburg expat Rick Lapp came upon this 1966 Ford Mustang and 1968 Chevy Camaro