RealRides of WNY (on the road) - Morris Minor c1966

We saw this Morris Minor 1000 Travellerlast year while visiting the Bermuda Transport Museum in Somerset Villagenear the Royal Naval Dockyard. The first Morris Minors were built in 1948; the Traveller was introduced for MY 1953; and the 1000 series debuted in 1956. This one is no older than a 1963 according to the wipers’ parallel position to each other, along with some other period-relevant

RealRides of WNY (on the road) - 1983 Vauxhall

Wow. Seems hard to believe only four months ago we were on a cruise ship, going from NYC to Bermuda. How the times have changed! While docked in Somersetwe stopped in to the Bermuda Transport Museum(this is their Facebook link), where we snapped these photos of a c1983 Vauxhall Astra GL 1600 S Mk. 1. The “S” represents a higher tune version of the 1600cc engine. The Astra Mk 1 was prod

RealRides of WNY (on the road) - 1972 Hillman

As the blokes at allpar.compoint out, the rear lamp clusters on the 1972 Hillman Hunter Estatewere plucked out of the parts bin of the Sunbeam Rapier (it’s all in the family, eh?) — see bottom photo. The Estate version of the Hunter was launched in 1970, and the manufacturer was Hillman, at that time part of Chrysler UK, who told us in the brochure that under the bonnet was the “

RealRides of WNY (on the road) - Škoda Fabia, c2000

Okay, so a Škoda Fabia, c2000, isn’t your average everyday RealRide. It’s certainly not that old, but depending on which part of the world you call home, it’s not an everyday sighting. When I came across this one a few weeks ago in Somerset, Bermuda, the first thing that caught my eye was the color. The RealRidesphotography staff (me) was hoping to find a treasure-trove of

RealRides of WNY (on the road) - Super Minx, c1966

The Bermuda Transport Museumin Somerset, Bermudais located just a few blocks from the Royal Naval Dockyard. That puts it squarely in the crosshairs of the many tourists who disembark from the many cruise ships which pull into port every year to this island paradise. And that is how we came about this Hillman Super Minx, c1966, a couple of weeks ago while wandering around the island. This generatio