Pony Car Milestones from 1964-74 Hurricane WV

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.

Midway Ford Incorporated
(800) 292-6511
201 Orchard Park Rd.
Hurricane, WV
 
Ramey Ford Lincoln Mercury
(304) 256-7400
615 North Eisenhower Drive
Beckley, WV
 
Turnpike Ford Inc
(304) 925-0431
Route 61, Maccorkle Ave.
Marmet, WV
 
Mid-State Ford & Mercury, LLC
(304) 658-5126
132 E. Main St.
Ansted, WV
 
I77 Ford Mercury
(800) 964-FORD x3673
Hc 80 Box 71b
Ripley, WV
 
Country Roads Ford, Inc.
(304) 455-1303
711 Third Street
New Martinsville, WV
 
Roth Ford, Inc.
(304) 257-1994
Hc 30, Box 40
Petersburg, WV
 
Andy Clark Ford Lincoln - Mercury Inc
(877) 425-2128
498 Courthouse Road
Princeton, WV
 
Jenkins Ford Mercury
(800) 400-7770
One Billingsley Drive
Buckhannon, WV
 
Weston Ford Mercury Inc
(304) 269-6564
Us 33 East
Weston, WV
 

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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