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RealRides of WNY - 1950 Windsor

Came across Joe Galvin’s 1950 Chrysler Windsor Newporta few weeks back at a Striker’s LanesFriday cruise night in West Seneca. The two-door hardtop body style was a relatively new phenomenon in 1950, and Chrysler touted it in its advertising: “Visibility unlimited! You can see out in all directions in the Newport, for there is practically nothing to interfere with your vision. Do

RealRides of WNY - 1958 Dynamic 88

With all of that chrome trim, at first glance it’s hard to imagine that this 1958 Oldsmobile Dynamic 88 Holiday Sedanis from the Lansing manufacturer’s lowest-priced model lineup. Of course, parking it next to the higher-priced Super 88 or Ninety-Eight would show that indeed, Olds’ designers seem like they may have owned stock in the chrome-plating business. All of the 1958 Olds

RealRides of WNY - 1968 Buick Special

Day 1 of Buick Week...With a starting MSRP of just $2,513, this 1968 Buick Special Deluxe coupe was the least expensive offering from the Flint manufacturer that year. It was also available as a four-door sedan and a station wagon — both on a longer, 116-inch wheelbase (the two-doors were all 112”). If the plain-jane coupe wasn’t your cup of tea, pillarless hardtops were offered

RealRides of WNY - 1985 Chevy Chevette

With a starting MSRP of just $5,340 this 1985 Chevrolet Chevette CSwas the least expensive new Chevy you could buy that year. Actually, by 1985, the ‘Vette’s 10thyear, the CS was the onlymodel you could buy, in two- and four-door hatchback models which were available with either a 1.6L gasoline-powered four or a 1.8L L4 diesel. The gas-powered ‘Vette came standard with a 4-speed

RealRides of WNY - 1968 Plymouth Barracuda

Here’s another example of why at car shows I also make the rounds of the attendees’ parking lot. This nifty-looking 1968 Plymouth Barracudawas spotted a few weeks ago on a Friday evening at Striker’s Lanesin West Senecaduring one of their weekly cruise-ins. This one’s unusual as it’s wearing a set of dog dish hub caps. A look at the ’68 Barracuda brochure points

RealRides of WNY - 1970 Jaguar XJ6

Look closely at the photo at the top of the page and you’ll see West Seneca’s Kristen Lorentzpolishing the front of her 1970 Jaguar XJ6, seen here on arecentFriday at one ofStriker’s Lanes' weekly cruise nightsin West Seneca. Purchased last November (from Lotus of WNY), the XJ6 has Jaguar’s 4.2-litre inline-six engine which is connected to a Borg-Warner three-speed automati