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Pony Car Milestones from 1964-74 Gonzales LA

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.

All Star Ford Lincoln Mercury Inc.
(225) 677-8181
17742 Airline Highway
Prairieville, LA
 
All Star Ford
(225) 664-7611
2586 Range Park Drive
Denham Springs, LA
 
Leesville Ford Lincoln Mercury
(337) 239-3434
11981 Lake Charles Highway
Leesville, LA
 
Roundtree Ford Lincoln Mercury
(318) 798-3673
8770 Business Park Drive
Shreveport, LA
 
Superior Ford
(225) 654-2611
4303 Hwy 19
Zachary, LA
 
Robinson Brothers Ford
(225) 293-8900
11455 Airline Highway
Baton Rouge, LA
 
Bennett Ford Inc
(225) 635-3887
11943 Ferdinand Street
Saint Francisville, LA
 
Bay City Motors Inc
(337) 893-3124
2205 Veterans
Abbeville, LA
 
Hixson Autoplex
(318) 448-0871
2506 Macarthur Dr
Alexandria, LA
 
Gateway Ford Inc
(985) 386-7790
1133 Highway 51
Ponchatoula, LA
 

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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