RealRides of WNY - VW Type 2

We followed this second-generation Volkswagen Type 2bus (which were produced from 1968-79) all the way from Angola to South Buffalo one Saturday during the summer, and were finally able to get a photo near the Ford Plant in Woodlawn. Comparing it to the 1972 model seen here in the black & white photo, you can see that a sizeable chuck has been removed between the front & rear axles, almost

RealRides of WNY - 1978 Toronado

I don’t imagine that the young owner of this 1978 Oldsmobile Toronadowill be offended if I call his ride one of the more unusual entries in May’s car show which was sponsored by Solé at Woodlawn Beach, located out front of Woodlawn Beach State Park, which can be argued is in Woodlawn, Blasdell, or Hamburg depending on who you ask (I’m going with Woodlawn). Toronados weren&

RealRides of WNY - 1977 Celica GT

We spotted this 1977 Toyota Celica GTin May at a Sunday car show run by Solé at Woodlawn Beach State Park in Woodlawn,across Route 5 from the Ford Plant. It’s owned by Orchard Park’s Frank O’Connor and was bought a while ago in Canada. (If you’re a purist, don’t fret, Mr. O’Connor says the original rims & tires were included in the sale, they’re

RealRides of WNY - 1962 Lark

While trying to figure out if the green-on-green-on-green paint job on this 1962 Studebaker Larkis original or not, I came up blank. You’d be hard-pressed to find a photo of a ’62 Lark with anykind of two-tone combination (let alone this dark-light-dark scheme) on the internet or in Studebaker’s advertising literature. Nonetheless, it’s pretty sharp! The ’62 Larks sti