Pony Car Milestones from 1964-74 Corinth MS
Long-Lewis Ford Lincoln-Mercury
1500 South Harper Road
Cannon Ford, Lincoln, Mercury, LLC
607 North Davis
Dub Herring Ford Lincoln - Mercury
820 Memorial Blvd
Pine Belt Ford
120 Highway 589
Starkville Ford - Lincoln - Mercury, Inc.
1126 Highway 82 East
Cartwright Ford Inc
1001 N. Second Street
Courtesy Motors Inc
1410 West Pine St
Marshall Ford Co, Inc.
Highway 15 By-pass
Crowson-Thornton Auto World
422 West Main Street
Gray-Daniels Ford Lincoln Mercury
201 Octavia Drive
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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