Pony Car Milestones from 1964-74 Chaska MN
Apple Ford of Shakopee
1624 Weston Court
Waconia Ford Mercury Sales, Inc.
235 West Hwy 5
Morrie's Minnetonka Ford Lincoln Mercury
13400 Wayzata Blvd
9700 56th Avenue North
Roseau County Ford
406 5th Avenue Sw
Wolf Motor Company Inc.
600 West 2nd Street
St. Boni Ford Inc.
8557 Kennedy Memorial Drive
Saint Bonifacius, MN
New Prague Ford Lincoln Mercury
1185 280th Street West
New Prague, MN
Kruse Ford Lincoln Mercury, Inc.
1101 W. Main Street
Hastings Automotive Inc
3625 Vermillion Street
Pony Car Milestones from 1964-74
Pony Car Milestones from 1964-73
1971 429 Super Cobra
Jet-Ram Mach 1
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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