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
 
Charles Gabus Ford, Inc.
(515) 270-0707
4545 Merle Hay Road
Des Moines, IA
 
Burnett - Thiel Ford, Inc.
(563) 652-6161
Highway 61 South
Maquoketa, IA
 
F E Welterlen Motors Inc
(563) 928-6613
104 E Union Street
Edgewood, IA
 
Atchley Ford, Inc.
(402) 574-2759
3633 N 72nd Street
Omaha, NE
 
Bob Zimmerman Ford Inc.
(319) 366-4000
4001 First Avenue S.e.
Cedar Rapids, IA
 
Sioux City Ford Lincoln Mercury
(712) 277-8420
2001 Sixth Street
Sioux City, IA
 
Dahl Ford Davenport Inc
(563) 391-2600
1310 E Kimberly Rd
Davenport, IA
 
Jim Baier Inc.
(319) 372-1012
Hwy 61 West
Fort Madison, 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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