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Pony Car Milestones from 1964-74 Bismarck ND

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.

Eide Ford-Mercury-Lincoln Inc
(701) 222-3500
800 E Bismarck Exwy
Bismarck, ND
 
RZ Motors, Inc
(701) 567-2474
603 2nd Ave. South
Hettinger, ND
 
Vision Ford Lincoln Mercury
(701) 642-5546
1688 Two-ten Drive
Wahpeton, ND
 
Bill Barth Ford
(701) 663-9564
3205 Memorial Hwy
Mandan, ND
 
Prairie Motor Inc
(701) 628-2855
224 Main St Box 100
Stanley, ND
 
Bill Barth Ford
(701) 663-9564
3205 Memorial Hwy
Mandan, ND
 
Gregory Ford - Lincoln - Mercury
(701) 265-4115
503 Division Avenue South
Cavalier, ND
 
M J McGuire Company
(701) 776-5211
Highway 3 South
Rugby, ND
 
Westlie Motor Co
(701) 852-1354
500 South Broadway
Minot, ND
 
Bowman Sales & Service
(701) 523-3257
12 South Main
Bowman, ND
 

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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