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Pony Car Milestones from 1964-74 Harrison AR

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.

Hudspeth Motors Inc
(870) 743-3200
62-65 South Bypass
Harrison, AR
 
Springdale Ford Inc
(866) 767-5595
2259 North Thompson
Springdale, AR
 
Bob Maloney Ford Lincoln Mercury
(479) 636-4321
1902 South 8th Street
Rogers, AR
 
Stephens Ford Inc
(870) 352-3181
1407 North Moro Street
Fordyce, AR
 
Lewis Ford Sales Inc
(866) 767-5595
3373 North College
Fayetteville, AR
 
Hope Auto Company
(870) 777-2371
1400 North Hervey
Hope, AR
 
Landers Ford Lincoln Mercury
(501) 315-4700
19501 Interstate 30
Benton, AR
 
W & W Ford Sales Inc
(501) 268-2486 x106
2000 East Race
Searcy, AR
 
Malvern Ford
(501) 332-5414
1103 Martin Luther King Blvd.
Malvern, AR
 
Ozark Ford, Inc.
(479) 667-2162
Highway 23 North
Ozark, AR
 

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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