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Pony Car Milestones from 1964-74 Jerome ID

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.

Middlekauff Ford Lincoln Mercury
(208) 736-2480
1243 Blue Lakes Blvd. North
Twin Falls, ID
 
Bob Bate Ford
(208) 382-4213
126 N Main/p.o. Box 630
Cascade, ID
 
Bear Lake Motor Co
(208) 847-0421
867 Washington
Montpelier, ID
 
Smith Ford-Mercury
(208) 356-3636
535 S. Yellowstone Highway
Rexburg, ID
 
20th Century Ford
(208) 785-1900
1090 Ford Way
Blackfoot, ID
 
Courtesy Ford Lincoln - Mercury Inc
(800) 769-5607
1600 Yellowstone
Pocatello, ID
 
Salmon River Motors
(208) 756-4211
Highway 93 South
Salmon, ID
 
Lithia Ford Lincoln Mercury of Boise
(800) 442-1552
8853 West Fairview Ave.
Boise, ID
 
Hometown Ford
(208) 549-3310
602 Highway 95
Weiser, ID
 
Middlekauff Ford Lincoln Mercury
(208) 736-2480
1243 Blue Lakes Blvd. North
Twin Falls, ID
 

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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