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Pony Car Milestones from 1964-74 Hastings NE

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.

Frontier Ford Lincoln Mercury
(402) 463-3116
3101 Osborne Drive West
Hastings,, NE
 
Meyer Automotive, Inc.
(800) 715-7042
975 280th Rd.
Seward, NE
 
Frontier Ford Lincoln Mercury
(402) 463-3116
3101 Osborne Drive West
Hastings,, NE
 
Reinecke Motor Co.
(402) 352-2427
204 East 11th Street
Schuyler, NE
 
Arnies Ford - Mercury Inc.
(800) 467-3780
119 East 3rd Street
Wayne, NE
 
Kenesaw Motor Co
(402) 752-3360
119 W Maple Street
Kenesaw, NE
 
Harold Knoles Inc
(308) 423-2532
504 Chief Street
Benkelman, NE
 
Tehrani Motor Co
(402) 376-1661
P.o. Box 744
Valentine,, NE
 
Courtesy Ford - Lincoln - Mercury Sales
(402) 371-9350
423 Madison Avenue
Norfolk,, NE
 
Meginnis Ford
(402) 464-0661
6400 Q Street
Lincoln, NE
 

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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