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Pony Car Milestones from 1964-74 Billings MT

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.

Timberline Auto Center
(406) 293-4128
617 Mineral Ave
Libby, MT
 
American Ford
(406) 345-3673
100 Ford Avenue
Glendive, MT
 
Jim Taylor Ford Mercury
(406) 621-5910
2410 St Charles
Fort Benton, MT
 
Mac's Frontierland Inc
(406) 234-2456
3016 Valley Drive East
Miles City, MT
 
Beartooth Ford
(406) 322-5346
44 N. 5th St.
Columbus, MT
 
Bozeman Ford
(406) 587-1221
2900 North 19th Street
Bozeman, MT
 
Heberle Ford
(406) 346-2221
1825 Front Street
Forsyth, MT
 
Snowy Mountain Motors
(406) 538-4014
U.s. Highway 87 West
Lewistown, MT
 
Bison Motor Co.
(800) 327-3673
500 10th Avenue South
Great Falls, MT
 
Eissinger Equipment / Savage Ford Inc
(406) 485-2751
Hwy 200 Box A
Circle, MT
 

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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