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Pony Car Milestones from 1964-74 Gallup NM

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.

Gurley Motor Company
(800) 722-4881
701 West Coal Avenue
Gallup, NM
 
Roswell Ford Lincoln Mercury, Inc.
(888) 881-7087
821 North Main Street
Roswell, NM
 
Ed Corley Ford Lincoln Mercury
(505) 285-4695
1870 West Santa Fe Avenue
Grants, NM
 
Jack Key Ford Lincoln Mercury
(575) 546-2765
1512 East Pine Street
Deming, NM
 
Permian Ford Lincoln Mercury
(575) 393-6176
1000 North Dal Paso Street
Hobbs, NM
 
Ziems Ford Corners
(505) 325-1961
5700 E. Main Street
Farmington, NM
 
Ruidoso Ford Lincoln Mercury
(575) 378-4400
107 Highway 70
Ruidoso, NM
 
Brad Francis Ford
(505) 866-3147
499 Emilio Lopez Road Nw
Los Lunas, NM
 
Borman Motor Company
(575) 525-4500
470 West Boutz
Las Cruces, NM
 
Smith Ford, Inc
(575) 542-3551
412 East Motel Dr.
Lordsburg, NM
 

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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