Pony Car Milestones from 1964-74 Council Bluffs IA

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.

McMullen Ford
(712) 366-0531
3401 South Expressway
Council Bluffs, IA
 
Performance Ford
(888) 725-8731
11910 W. Dodge Road
Omaha, NE
 
Sailer Ford Inc
(641) 847-2135
404 Sherman Avenue
Ackley, IA
 
Lynch Ford - Mt. Vernon, Inc.
(319) 895-8500
410 Hwy 30 West
Mount Vernon, IA
 
Motor Inn Of Spirit Lake Inc
(712) 336-2701
2702 17th Street
Spirit Lake, IA
 
Atchley Ford, Inc.
(402) 574-2759
3633 N 72nd Street
Omaha, NE
 
Wyman's Ford, Inc.
(712) 778-2126
405 Main Street
Griswold, IA
 
Carter Ford Inc.
(319) 828-4126
122 Augusta Avenue
Oxford, IA
 
Mike Finnin Ford Inc
(800) 747-1010
3600 Dodge Street
Dubuque, IA
 
Shell Rock Ford Sales Inc
(800) 423-4686
205 South Cherry Street
Shell Rock, IA
 

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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