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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
 
Thomas Ford Sales Inc.
(978) 922-0059
211 Rantoul Street
Beverly, MA
 
Bonnell Motors Inc
(877) 729-9700
353 Cambridge St
Winchester, MA
 
Wareham Ford, Inc.
(888) 295-6995
2628 Cranberry Hwy
Wareham, MA
 
Minuteman Trucks, Inc.
(508) 668-3112
2181 Providence Highway
Walpole, MA
 
Fall River Ford, Inc.
(800) 667-4996
292 William S. Canning Blvd
Fall River, MA
 
Sarat Ford Lincoln Mercury
(888) 254-2911
245 Springfield Street
Agawam, MA
 
Place Motor, Inc.
(800) 649-5785
19 Thompson Road, Rt 193
Webster, MA
 
Don Allen Auto Service Inc.
(508) 228-0134
24 Polpis Road
Nantucket, MA
 
Metro Ford
(888) 668-4129
1651 Route 44
Raynham, MA
 

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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