RealRides of WNY - 1984 300 TD

The Mercedes-Benz 300 TD(this one’s a 1984model) was the first factory-built station wagon from the Stuttgart, Germany-based luxury car manufacturer. Introduced in 1978 as the 240 TD with a 2404cc diesel engine, by MY 1981 it had morphed into the 300 TD Turbo-Diesel like the one seen here, with a 123-hp 2998cc turbocharged engine. A 1984 French ad told us “Plus les années passer

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

RealRides of WNY - 1974 BMW Baur Cabrio

According to East Aurora resident and 1974 BMW 2002 Baur Cabrio owner Stan Kujawski, only 1,963 of these were converted by the Baur Coachwerks in Stuttgart, Germany from 1971-75 (285 of them were 1974 models). They all started life as BMW 2002 coupes, and were given targa-type tops which consisted of a removable stowable rigid hatch over the front seats and a folding convertible top over the rear