Pony Car Milestones from 1964-74 Central Falls RI

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.

Tasca Ford Sales, Inc.
(401) 681-1300
1300 Pontiac Avenue
Cranston, RI
 
Imperial Ford
(508) 473-2800
8 Uxbridge Rd
Mendon, MA
 
Metro Ford
(888) 668-4129
1651 Route 44
Raynham, MA
 
Tasca Ford Sales, Inc.
(401) 681-1300
1300 Pontiac Avenue
Cranston, RI
 
Rodman Ford Sales Inc
(508) 543-3333
45 Washington St, Us Rt 1
Foxboro, MA
 
Fall River Ford, Inc.
(800) 667-4996
292 William S. Canning Blvd
Fall River, MA
 
Minuteman Trucks, Inc.
(508) 668-3112
2181 Providence Highway
Walpole, MA
 
B & L Auto Sales
(401) 722-1980
824 Lonsdale Ave
Central Falls, RI
 

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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