Results for: Straight Six

RealRides of WNY - 1954 Belvedere

One car which really stood out at this year’s Olcott Beach Car Showin Olcottwas this 1954 Plymouth Belvedere, for at least a couple of reasons: the color combination was beautiful; and, just how often do you see a 1954 Plymouth these days! In their advertising, Plymouth described the car as “…the longer 1954 Plymouth.”But they don’t really mention just what it wastha

RealRides of WNY - 1959 Rambler

This 1959 Rambler Superis one of the many interesting cars in the collection of Gowanda’s Steven Botsford. Originally a California car, he bought it about 12 years ago. The Super four-door was Rambler’s best-selling car for MY 1959 with a starting MSRP of $2,268; it was also available as a two-door sedan, and a four-door hardtop or station wagon. This one’s got an inline six with

RealRides of WNY - 1965 Mustang

Judging from the lack of a V8 fender badge, I’d guess that this 1965 Ford Mustanghas a straight six under its hood. There were three different V8 options, depending on when the car was built: a 164-hp 260cid was offered until 9/24/64, after that there were two different versions of the 289. The six also underwent a change after 9/24 — the 170cid unit was upgraded to a 200cid, 120-hp un

Could There Be A Rambler in Your Future?

Could There Be A Rambler in Your Future? By Jim CorbranYou often read about these “little old lady car” barn finds on the internet (where you’re reading this one right now, Lol…), but how often do you actually come across one in person?A short while back I heard from car show friend Steven Botsford about a very special 1958 Rambler Custom four-door sedan which was for sale

RealRides of WNY - 1938 Olds/1936 Buick

Today we have a two-fer — found quite a while back on Grand Island. The car on the left seems to be a 1938 Oldsmobile. They came only in a single series, with either an inline six or an inline eight. But there were seven different body styles in each; this one looks like the two-door Touring Sedan. The car on the right is a 1938 Buick Special. Just the opposite of Olds, Buick offered cars in