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Pony Car Milestones from 1964-74 Clovis NM

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.

Hamilton Big Country Ford, Inc
(575) 762-4427
2400 E Mabry Drive
Clovis, NM
 
Carlsbad Motor Company
(575) 885-3101
2802 W. Pierce
Carlsbad, NM
 
Enchantment Ford Lincoln Mercury
(505) 425-7545
2200 Seventh Street
Las Vegas, NM
 
Monette Ford & Mercury
(575) 835-1190
1261 Frontage Rd Nw
Socorro,, NM
 
Roswell Ford Lincoln Mercury, Inc.
(888) 881-7087
821 North Main Street
Roswell, NM
 
Artesia Ford Mercury Sales
(575) 746-3578
307 North First St
Artesia, NM
 
Cimino Bros. Ford, Inc.
(575) 445-3684
246 Clark Ave.
Raton, NM
 
Hamilton Big Country Ford, Inc
(575) 762-4427
2400 E Mabry Drive
Clovis, NM
 
Jack Key Ford Lincoln Mercury
(575) 546-2765
1512 East Pine Street
Deming, NM
 
Rich Ford Sales, Inc.
(505) 292-0000
8601 Lomas Blvd. Ne
Albuquerque, NM
 

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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