Pony Car Milestones from 1964-74 Colorado Springs CO

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.

Phil Long Ford - Motor City
(888) 579-8654
1212 Motor City Drive
Colorado Springs, CO
 
Brighton Ford
(800) 593-0217
190 W. Bromley Ln.
Brighton, CO
 
Western Slope Auto Company
(970) 243-0843
2264 Highway 6 & 50
Grand Junction, CO
 
Heritage Ford L-M, Inc.
(970) 667-2220
999 East Eisenhower Blvd
Loveland, CO
 
Tri-County Ford Lincoln Mercury
(719) 336-3268
7240 Hwy 50 West
Lamar, CO
 
Phil Long Ford at Chapel Hills
(888) 824-9571
1565 Auto Mall Loop
Colorado Springs, CO
 
Mike Naughton Ford Inc.
(800) BIG-MIKE
150 South Havana
Aurora, CO
 
Town & Country of Salida
(719) 539-6633
943 Highway 50 East
Salida, CO
 
First Ford, Inc. of Monte Vista
(719) 852-6955 x1888
1313 East Highway 160
Monte Vista, CO
 
Sill - Terhar Motors Inc
(303) 469-1801
150 Alter Street
Broomfield, CO
 

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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