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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
 
Buddy Jones Ford L-M Inc
(662) 453-6131
1512 Highway 82 West
Greenwood, MS
 
Woolwine Ford Lincoln - Mercury Inc.
(601) 765-4461
3080 Highway 49
Collins, MS
 
Gray-Daniels Ford Lincoln Mercury
(601) 825-2801
201 Octavia Drive
Brandon, MS
 
Long-Lewis Ford Lincoln-Mercury
(662) 287-3184
1500 South Harper Road
Corinth, MS
 
Cartwright Ford Inc
(662) 728-5381
1001 N. Second Street
Booneville, MS
 
Country Ford Inc
(888) 867-3993
95 East Goodman Road
Southaven, MS
 
Mack Grubbs Ford - Mercury, Inc.
(601) 731-1953
1494 Highway 98 East
Columbia, MS
 
Crowson-Thornton Auto World
(662) 773-8070
422 West Main Street
Louisville, MS
 
Laurel Ford - Lincoln - Mercury Inc.
(601) 649-4511
2018 Highway 15 North
Laurel, MS
 

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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