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
 
Bob Yoak Ford , Inc.
(304) 684-9625
308 3rd Street
Saint Marys, WV
 
Jack Garrett Ford, Inc.
(800) 837-3673
270 Ripley Road
Spencer, WV
 
Roth Ford, Inc.
(304) 257-1994
Hc 30, Box 40
Petersburg, WV
 
I77 Ford Mercury
(800) 964-FORD x3673
Hc 80 Box 71b
Ripley, WV
 
Wilson Ford Lincoln Mercury
(304) 363-0500
2231 White Hall Boulevard
Whitehall, WV
 
Jim Robinson Ford-Lincoln-Mercury, Inc.
(304) 232-2400
95 Robinson Drive
Triadelphia, WV
 
Andy Clark Ford Lincoln - Mercury Inc
(877) 425-2128
498 Courthouse Road
Princeton, WV
 
Michael Motor Co Inc
(304) 364-5132
1061 State Street
Gassaway, WV
 
Scott Ford-Mercury Inc
(304) 329-3673
Route 7 West
Kingwood, 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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