Pony Car Milestones from 1964-74 Excelsior Springs MO

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.

Chuck Anderson Ford Inc
(866) 569-5641
1910 W. Jesse James Road
Excelsior Springs, MO
 
Gary Crossley Ford Inc
(816) 781-4844
8050 N. Church Rd.
Kansas City, MO
Service Department
(800) 818-7276

Dave Littleton Ford Inc
(816) 532-0800
Highway 169 South
Smithville, MO
 
Blackwell-Baldwin Ford
(866) 553-5578
801 S Westwood Blvd
Poplar Bluff, MO
 
Odessa Ford, L.L.C.
(816) 230-5305
1000 West 40 Highway
Odessa, MO
 
Swafford's Ford Sales, Inc.
(816) 776-2288
223 South Thornton
Richmond, MO
 
Matt Ford Sales
(816) 650-3136 x1012
29906 E U.s. 24 Hwy
Buckner, MO
 
Lindsay Ford, Inc.
(417) 532-3146
260 West Elm
Lebanon, MO
 
Lincoln Lacy Motors
(877) 872-1222
2774 North Douglas
Malden, MO
 
Matt Ford Sales
(816) 650-3136 x1012
29906 E U.s. 24 Hwy
Buckner, MO
 

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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