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RealRides of WNY - 1977 Spitfire

When designers incorporated federally mandated five-mph bumpers into the design of the 1977 Triumph Spitfire, it wasn’t one of their shining moments. But without spending a ton of money on a car which was, honestly, on its way out, they did the best they could. They had one more go at it though, and you can see the results for yourself below in the photos of the 1980 model. Sigh. It’s

RealRides of WNY - 1965 Coupe de Ville

Sometimes you’ve really gotta hand it to the marketing department. While researching this 1965 Cadillac Coupe de VilleI came across a magazine ad headlined “Some people like their sports cars big and luxurious.”The car in the photo is a white de Ville convertible. Sports car? Lol… Here’s some of the sports carcriteria mentioned in the ad: “…an automobile

RealRides of WNY - Datsun 1600, c1966

Known as the quaintly named Fairlady(and also the Sports) in its home market of Japan, this nifty little two-seater was known as the Datsun 1600here in North America. Introduced in Japan for model year 1959, the original Sports had a 988cc engine under the hood, and was based on the Datsun 211 sedan. The Fairlady moniker was introduced in 1960, and in 1963 it was applied to a completely made-over

RealRides of WNY - 1987 Porsche 944

When new, this 1987 Porsche 944was at the bottom of the model lineup, if you will, of the famed sports car builder from Stuttgart, Germany. At $26,155 it was by no means a stripper, but buyers couldmove on up to the 944S ($28,905) or the 944 Turbo ($33,905) if they had a mind to. And the financial means. All 944 models came with Porsche’s 2.5L four, with internal differences enabling it to d