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Wheels in the grass

1966 Dodge Polara, Lakewood, N.Y.

1966 Dodge Polara, Lakewood, N.Y.

I’ve been eyeing this 1966 Dodge Polara for more than a year now, and figured I’d better snap a photo before the weeds get too high. It’s resting comfortably in the midst of what some might call a collection (which I’m sure others just consider an accumulation) down in Lakewood, N.Y., just across the road from Chautauqua Lake. You don’t see many mid-60’s full-sized Dodges around much anymore. Even eBay at present has a dearth of them — two to be exact

'66 Polara 2-dr hardtop on eBay

'66 Polara 2-dr hardtop on eBay

The one in the photo (with ’65 Pontiac wheel covers) has 162k on the odometer, and is sitting in California with a bid of $1,675 as this is written. It certainly looks in better shape than the one in the grass!

...from the brochure

...from the brochure