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Pony Car Milestones from 1964-74 Corinth MS

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.

Long-Lewis Ford Lincoln-Mercury
(662) 287-3184
1500 South Harper Road
Corinth, MS
 
Cannon Ford, Lincoln, Mercury, LLC
(662) 843-2785
607 North Davis
Cleveland, MS
 
Dub Herring Ford Lincoln - Mercury
(601) 798-8682
820 Memorial Blvd
Picayune, MS
 
Pine Belt Ford
(601) 466-9376
120 Highway 589
Purvis, MS
 
Starkville Ford - Lincoln - Mercury, Inc.
(662) 323-1900
1126 Highway 82 East
Starkville, MS
 
Cartwright Ford Inc
(662) 728-5381
1001 N. Second Street
Booneville, MS
 
Courtesy Motors Inc
(601) 270-0642
1410 West Pine St
Hattiesburg, MS
 
Marshall Ford Co, Inc.
(601) 774-9222
Highway 15 By-pass
Union, MS
 
Crowson-Thornton Auto World
(662) 773-8070
422 West Main Street
Louisville, MS
 
Gray-Daniels Ford Lincoln Mercury
(601) 825-2801
201 Octavia Drive
Brandon, MS
 

Pony Car Milestones from 1964-74

Pony Car Milestones from 1964-73

1971 429 Super Cobra
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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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