Pony Car Milestones from 1964-74 Garden City KS

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.

Burtis Motor Company
(620) 275-6171
601 West Kansas Avenue
Garden City, KS
 
Larry Allen Motor Car Co Inc
(620) 421-0100
1100 East Main
Parsons, KS
 
Lanterman Motors Inc
(620) 672-5518
1105 East 1st
Pratt, KS
 
DeLissa Ford, Inc.
(620) 873-2174
201 W Carthage
Meade, KS
 
Ralph Baird Motors Inc
(620) 285-3123
820 Ft. Larned Ave.
Larned, KS
 
Conklin Cars Newton Ford Lincoln Mercury
(316) 283-3450
1500 E. Third
Newton, KS
 
George Tubbs & Sons Ford Sales Inc
(785) 460-6746
810 South Range
Colby, KS
 
Boss Motors Inc.
(785) 562-3696
605 Broadway
Marysville, KS
 
Shepherd Team Auto Plaza
(620) 223-0900
1819 S Main Street
Fort Scott, KS
 
Long Mc Arthur Inc.
(785) 823-2237
3450 South 9th Street
Salina, KS
 

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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