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Pony Car Milestones from 1964-74 Hobart IN

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.

Paul Heuring Motors Inc
(219) 942-3673
720 N Hobart Rd
Hobart, IN
 
Webb Ford Inc
(888) 865-8844
9809 Indianapolis
Highland, IN
 
Lake Shore Ford - Mercury, Inc.
(219) 787-8600
244 Melton Road
Chesterton, IN
 
Lake Shore Ford - Mercury, Inc.
(219) 787-8600
244 Melton Road
Chesterton, IN
 
Don Meyer Ford - Mercury Inc.
(800) 939-6651
2010 N. Lincoln
Greensburg, IN
 
Art Hill Inc
(219) 738-5300
901 West Lincoln Hwy
Merrillville, IN
 
Barile Ford Inc.
(219) 464-3523
2052 Us Hwy 30
Valparaiso, IN
 
Renner Motors, Inc.
(812) 372-1561
3055 Central Avenue
Columbus, IN
 
Inskeep Ford-Mercury
(317) 462-1470
2651 West Main Street
Greenfield, IN
 
Bob Poynter Ford, Inc.
(812) 522-2040
526 South Jackson Park Drive
Seymour, IN
 

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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