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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
 
Natchitoches Ford Lincoln-Mercury Sales
(318) 352-3677
7501 Highway 1 Bypass
Natchitoches, LA
 
Gateway Ford Inc
(985) 386-7790
1133 Highway 51
Ponchatoula, LA
 
Robinson Brothers Ford
(225) 293-8900
11455 Airline Highway
Baton Rouge, LA
 
Robinson Brothers Ford
(225) 293-8900
11455 Airline Highway
Baton Rouge, LA
 
Hixson Autoplex
(318) 448-0871
2506 Macarthur Dr
Alexandria, LA
 
All Star Ford Lincoln Mercury Inc.
(225) 677-8181
17742 Airline Highway
Prairieville, LA
 
Marler Ford Company Inc
(318) 641-1463
22077 Highway 167
Dry Prong, LA
 
Perry Pitre Ford Co Inc
(337) 457-2231
3420 Highway 190 East
Eunice, 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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