Pony Car Milestones from 1964-74 Crawfordsville IN

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.

Etter Ford - Mercury
(765) 362-5400
1401 Darlington Ave
Crawfordsville, IN
 
Mace Ford
(812) 234-1502
4501 South U.s. #41
Terre Haute, IN
 
Warrick Motor Co.
(765) 793-2233
141 S. Stringtown Rd.
Covington, IN
 
Brad Howell Inc.
(765) 628-3321
613 West Main Street
Greentown, IN
 
John Walton Ford Lincoln Mercury Inc.
(800) 833-4499
333 Robert Curry Drive
Martinsville, IN
 
Mike Raisor Ford
(765) 447-9444
2051 Sagamore Parkway
Lafayette, IN
 
Dave White Ford
(812) 939-2168
606 Main Street
Clay City, IN
 
Kankakee Valley Ford, Inc.
(888) 772-2181
300 South Heaton Street
Knox, IN
 
Matlock Ford - Mercury
(800) 987-3673
2140 N Morton
Franklin, IN
 
Don Hinds Ford Inc
(317) 849-9000
12610 Ford Drive
Fishers, IN
 

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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