Pony Car Milestones from 1964-74 Hermiston OR

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.

Tom Denchel Ford Country
(541) 567-3291
555 South Highway #395
Hermiston, OR
 
Tom Denchel Ford Country
(541) 567-3291
555 South Highway #395
Hermiston, OR
 
Joe Hayward Ford
(503) 623-8361
201 N.e. Polk Station Road
Dallas, OR
 
Lithia Roseburg Auto Center
(541) 673-4485
1650 N.e. Stephens
Roseburg, OR
 
Mock Ford Sales
(541) 476-6656
913 S E Sixth St.
Grants Pass, OR
 
Newberg Ford Mercury
(503) 538-2171
3900 Portland Road
Newberg, OR
 
Astoria Ford, Inc.
(503) 325-6411
710 West Marine Drive
Astoria, OR
 
Robberson Ford Lincoln Mercury
(541) 382-4521
2100 N.e. Third Street
Bend, OR
 
Wright Ford Inc
(541) 548-2138
1835 So. Highway 97
Redmond, OR
 
Burns Ford, Inc.
(541) 573-6014
188 N Broadway
Burns, OR
 

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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