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Old car dealer dept.

...from the 1960 Yellow Pages

...from the 1960 Yellow Pages

As you can see from the photo, 1570 Main St,. near Ferry, was last occupied by Crest A/V Electronics, but at one time it was home to Erhart Motors.

1570 Main St., Buffalo N.Y. today

1570 Main St., Buffalo N.Y. today

In 1960 Erhart sold the Volvo, Jeep, and Studebaker brands. This was back when Jeeps were still made by Kaiser-Jeep, and were branded under the Willys name, before being bought out by American Motors.

...from the brochure 1960 Volvo 122

...from the brochure 1960 Volvo 122

Erhart Motors eventually ended up also selling the Checker, remembered mostly for their taxi cabs.

...from the brochure 1960 Jeep CJ3B

...from the brochure 1960 Jeep CJ3B


  • Bengt Karlsson

    In 1959, my father bought a 59 Volvo at this dealership.

  • Max

    Those 60’s era Volvos were incredibly stout machines. I had a ’62 544 and later, a ’66 122. I’d still be driving them if WNY used something other than corrosive salt to clear the roads…..