Pony Car Milestones from 1964-74 Brookings 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.

Einspahr Auto Plaza Inc
(605) 692-6106
2020 8th St S
Brookings, SD
 
Prostrollo Auto Plaza Co.
(605) 256-9111
1001 S Washington Ave
Madison, SD
 
Jacobsen Ford Mercury Inc
(605) 347-3662
2416 Junction Avenue
Sturgis, SD
 
Bair Ford - Mercury Sales Inc.
(605) 685-6646
East Hwy 18
Martin, SD
 
Pierson Ford - Lincoln - Mercury Inc.
(605) 225-3720
701 Auto Plaza Drive
Aberdeen, SD
 
Country Ford
(605) 589-3362
30320 Ford Ave
Tyndall, SD
 
Scott Peterson Motors Inc
(605) 892-2643
30 Fifth Ave
Belle Fourche, SD
 
Beadle Ford, Inc.
(605) 285-6202
5023 4th Avenue
Bowdle, SD
 
McKie Ford Inc
(605) 348-1400
7 Omaha Street
Rapid City, 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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