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Pony Car Milestones from 1964-74 Hyannis MA

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.

Chatham Ford
(508) 945-0500
781 Main Street
Chatham, MA
 
Ashley Ford Sales
(508) 996-5611
395 Mt Pleasant Street
New Bedford, MA
 
Herb Chambers Ford
(877) 876-6584
75 Granite Street
Braintree, MA
 
Sunnyside Motor Co., Inc.
(508) 829-4333
944 S Main St
Holden, MA
 
Jannell Motors Inc
(781) 982-4500
2000 Washington Street
Hanover, MA
 
Gervais Ford
(978) 772-6600
5 Littleton Road
Ayer, MA
 
Colonial Ford, Inc.
(508) 746-3400
147 Samoset Street
Plymouth, MA
 
Baystate Ford, Inc.
(888) 433-4496
1776 Washington Street
Stoughton, MA
 
Metro Ford
(888) 668-4129
1651 Route 44
Raynham, MA
 
Sentry Ford Lincoln Mercury, Inc.
(781) 333-3371
4100 Mystic Valley Parkway
Medford, MA
 

Pony Car Milestones from 1964-74

Pony Car Milestones from 1964-73

1971 429 Super Cobra
Jet-Ram Mach 1
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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