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Pony Car Milestones from 1964-74 Aberdeen SD

Ford, now under the control of Henry’s grandson, H.F. II, was in the best position to do this and started working on its own two-seater, which emerged as the stylish “personal” 1955 Thunderbird.

Pierson Ford - Lincoln - Mercury Inc.
(605) 225-3720
701 Auto Plaza Drive
Aberdeen, SD
 
Integrity Ford Lincoln-Mercury
(605) 642-4400
2751 Colorado Blvd
Spearfish, SD
 
Don's Ford-Mercury
(800) 529-0046
1100 East King Street
Chamberlain, SD
 
Milbank Ford & Mercury, Inc.
(605) 432-4525
502 Madison Street
Milbank, SD
 
Pioneer Ford Inc.
(605) 397-2311
111 N Main
Groton, SD
 
Pioneer Ford Inc.
(605) 397-2311
111 N Main
Groton, SD
 
Pioneer Garage, Inc.
(605) 852-2217
Hiways 14 & 47
Highmore, SD
 
Bair Ford - Mercury Sales Inc.
(605) 685-6646
East Hwy 18
Martin, SD
 
Boyer Ford Trucks Sioux Falls, Inc.
(605) 336-6100
2101 E. Benson Road
Sioux Falls, SD
 
Beadle's Sales
(605) 845-3671
1404 East Grand Crossing
Mobridge, SD
 

Pony Car Milestones from 1964-74

Pony Car Milestones from 1964-73

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After World War II, GIs returning from Europe brought back with them quaint little two-seat sports cars. The likes of which most Americans had never seen. Stateside demand for these offerings started growing and by the early ’50s, domestic manufacturers were getting in on the act, including Chevrolet with its Corvette. The last was significant, if GM thought this segment of the market important enough, its crosstown rivals should be getting in on the action. Ford, now under the control of Henry’s grandson, H.F. II, was in the best position to do this and started working on its own two-seater, which emerged as the stylish “personal” 1955 Thunderbird. The T-bird was turned into a four-seater for 1958 and sales more than doubled, giving ammunition to the idea of an affordable, sporty car for the masses.

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