Pony Car Milestones from 1964-74 Jerome ID
Middlekauff Ford Lincoln Mercury
1243 Blue Lakes Blvd. North
Twin Falls, ID
Larry Miller Ford Lincoln Mercury
6009 Cleveland Blvd
Todd Hunzeker Ford Mercury, Inc.
166 West 2nd South
Soda Springs, ID
1401 South Blaine Street
Bob Bate Ford
126 N Main/p.o. Box 630
20th Century Ford
1090 Ford Way
535 S. Yellowstone Highway
Sawtooth Auto Sales, Inc.
920 South Main
Goode Motor Inc.
1096 E. Main Street
602 Highway 95
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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