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
 
Heritage Ford - Mercury, Inc.
(800) 343-9191
2075 Edsel Lane
Corydon, IN
 
McCrocklin Ford Sales Inc
(765) 354-2261
683 North 8 Street
Middletown, IN
 
Lake Shore Ford - Mercury, Inc.
(219) 787-8600
244 Melton Road
Chesterton, IN
 
Bob Schwartz Ford
(765) 472-3673
800 N. Broadway
Peru, IN
 
Mike Raisor Ford
(765) 447-9444
2051 Sagamore Parkway
Lafayette, IN
 
Ray Skillman Ford, Inc.
(317) 885-9800
1300 South U.s. 31
Greenwood, IN
 
Haag Ford/Mercury Sales
(812) 537-3000
405 Eads Parkwy East
Lawrenceburg, IN
 
Kokomo Auto World Inc
(765) 453-4111
3813 South Lafountain Street
Kokomo, IN
 
Jordan Ford
(800) 837-1981
609 E. Jefferson Blvd.
Mishawaka, 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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