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Pony Car Milestones from 1964-74 Danbury CT

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.

Mark Ford - Mercury Inc
(860) 354-2226
493 Danbury Road
New Milford, CT
 
Smith Cairns Ford Lincoln Mercury of Mt Kisco
(914) 241-1000
279 North Bedford Road
Mount Kisco, NY
 
Bill Selig Ford Inc.
(860) 688-3651
801 Bloomfield Ave
Windsor, CT
 
Healey Ford of Ansonia, Inc.
(203) 732-5000
500 Main Street
Ansonia, CT
 
Hammonasset Ford Lincoln Mercury Inc.
(203) 245-8828
191 Boston Post Rd
Madison, CT
 
McMahon Ford
(203) 838-4801
1 Main Street
Norwalk, CT
 
Colony Ford LLC
(203) 238-1100
1179 East Main Street
Meriden, CT
 
Putnam Ford - Mercury
(860) 928-2731
3 Park Road
Putnam, CT
 
Mark Ford - Mercury Inc
(860) 354-2226
493 Danbury Road
New Milford, CT
 
Hoffman Ford Inc
(860) 289-7721
600 Connecticut Boulevard
East Hartford, CT
 

Pony Car Milestones from 1964-74

Pony Car Milestones from 1964-73

1971 429 Super Cobra
Jet-Ram Mach 1
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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