Pony Car Milestones from 1964-74 Loudon TN
Lenoir City Ford Mercury
775 Highway 321 North
Lenoir City, TN
Moss Motor Co Inc
1000 Cedar Avenue
South Pittsburg, TN
Golden Circle Ford Lincoln Mercury Inc.
1432 Us Highway 45 Bypass
Mountain View Ford Lincoln Mercury
301 E. 20th St.
Grindstaff Ford, Inc.
2214 West Elk Avenue
Jerry Duncan Ford Lincoln - Mercury
801 Roane Street
Woody Anderson Ford Fayetteville
2626 Huntsville Hwy.
Mark Pirtle Ford - Mercury
2010 North Main Street
Homer Skelton Ford of Millington, LLC
9030 Highway 51 North
Cain Ford Lincoln Mercury
2435 Jacksboro Pike
La Follette, TN
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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