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RealRides of WNY - VW New Beetle c2006

Okay, so this isn’t the kind of ride you’d expect to see in this space. But following it at a distance up a Tonawandaside street a few years ago, I felt compelled to catch up to it and see what it was. I just made it to the corner before it took off, and managed to pull off this photo with the cheap flip phone I was still using in 2015. I kinda like it (the car, not the phone!). Not ju

RealRides of WNY - BMW 635CSi

A more unusual find in the back row of an East Aurorarepair shop was this c1985 BMW 635CSi, which we spotted a few years ago. Known in some circles as the shark nosefor its frontal styling, these 6-series coupes were thought by some (but not all — hand raised!) as being more attractive than the Bavarian automaker’s sedan offerings. A road test writer for Road & Trackmagazine back i

RealRides of WNY - c1995 Eldorado

This white-on-white Cadillac Eldoradois from the marque’s 12thand final (so far) generation. The American luxury brand’s first front-wheel-drive car began production for MY 1967, one year after Oldsmobile’s Toronado debuted. The twelfth-gen Eldo was sold from 1992-2002; before it arrived the nameplate had gone through many changes in size over the decades. Beginning with the tent

RealRides of WNY - 1976 Cougar

The brochure claimed that this 1976 Mercury Cougar XR-7was “Among luxurious personal-size cars… as unique in its own class as the Continental Mark IV!”That’s a pretty bold statement. And you have to wonder how many potential Mark IV buyers heard that and said, “Yeah, I’ll take an XR-7 instead for about half the price!”You can tell we were entering the dis

RealRides of WNY - 1976 Century

You hang around cars for as long as I have and you figure you’ve seen just about everything. But n-o-o-o! of course you haven’t! Case in point — this 1976 Buick Century Custom, which is a replica of that year’s Indy 500 pace car. At first glance I was scratching my head wondering why Buick didn’t offer the more potent Regal in Grand National trim as that year’s

RealRides of WNY - 1971 Charger

When we saw this 1971 Dodge Charger R/Tback in 2017 at the annual Labor Day car show on the river in the City of Tonawanda, I was pretty sure the color was Plum Crazy. Looking at the photos all these years later, now I’m not so sure. Could be the lighting, could be the camera, could be the computer screen… could be my memory! However, looking at the paint chart, as well as photos of t

RealRides of WNY - 1977 Cougar

Some fans of Mercury’s original pony car entry weren’t perplexed so much about Ford dropping the Montego moniker from its mid-sized lineup in the late 1970s as they were about what they replaced it with. Which brings us to today’s RealRide: a 1977 Mercury Cougar. It wassort of okayin 1974 when they moved the Cougar up a notch in size to compete with the likes of the Chevy Monte C

RealRides of WNY - 1970 Camaro

It’s not often you see a 1970 Chevy Camarolooking like this one these days. Still wearing its factory wheel covers and a set of whitewall tires, we came across it sitting in an Oleanused car lot eleven years ago. This was the inaugural year for the second-gen Mustang fighter — which the brochure cover called “A most unusual car from the place you’d expect: Chevrolet’s

RealRides of WNY - 1973 Cutlass

Not often you come across a 1973 Oldsmobile Cutlass SupremeColonnade Hardtop sans vinyl roof. But here’s one now, seen a few summers ago at a Cruising on the Qevent on Queen Street in Niagara Falls, Ontario. Olds told us in their literature that the new ’73 Cutlass Supreme had “…a new suspension system patterned after [their] bigger Oldsmobiles. So there’s more limou

RealRides of WNY - 1976 Monza

Ironic that we randomly chose this 1976 Chevy Monzaas today’s RealRide— just yesterday we featured a custom-made Corvair-based trailer, and as we all know, the Monza name was used on Corvair models through mostof the 1960s. Monza is of course a city in Italy; it was also the name of a concept car — the 1963 Monza SS — which was kind of a mash-up of a Ferrari and the next-ge