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
 
Shawnee Mission Ford Inc
(913) 631-0000
11501 W. Shawnee Mission Pkwy.
Shawnee, KS
 
Beloit Auto And Truck Plaza Inc
(785) 738-3573
Main Hwy 24
Beloit, KS
 
Long Mc Arthur Inc.
(785) 823-2237
3450 South 9th Street
Salina, KS
 
Elkhart Ford - Mercury
(620) 697-2125
955 Morton
Elkhart, KS
 
DeLissa Ford, Inc.
(620) 873-2174
201 W Carthage
Meade, KS
 
Danny Zeck Ford Lincoln Mercury
(800) 394-1650
4501 S 4th St Trwy
Leavenworth, KS
 
Green Ford Sales Inc
(785) 263-3015
2104 North Buckeye
Abilene, KS
 
Kline Motors Inc
(620) 221-2040
1721 Main
Winfield, KS
 
Lucas Motor Co
(785) 525-7777
107 S. Main
Lucas, 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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