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
 
Boss Motors Inc.
(785) 562-3696
605 Broadway
Marysville, KS
 
Dan Brenner Ford - Mercury Inc
(785) 899-2316
222 W Highway 24
Goodland, KS
 
Lanterman Motors Inc
(620) 672-5518
1105 East 1st
Pratt, KS
 
Dick Edwards Ford Lincoln Mercury, Inc.
(785) 776-4004
7920 East Highway 24
Manhattan, KS
 
Newberry Family Motors, L.L.C.
(620) 532-3181
126 East B Avenue
Kingman, KS
 
Olathe Ford Lincoln Mercury
(800) 280-9927
1845 East Santa Fe
Olathe, KS
 
Hanson Ford - Mercury Inc
(785) 632-2112
811 5th St. P.o. Box 95
Clay Center, KS
 
Mel Hambelton Ford Inc
(316) 462-3673
11771 West Kellogg
Wichita, KS
 
Ralph Baird Motors Inc
(620) 285-3123
820 Ft. Larned Ave.
Larned, 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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