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Pony Car Milestones from 1964-74 Loudon TN

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.

Lenoir City Ford Mercury
(800) 515-4209
775 Highway 321 North
Lenoir City, TN
 
Homer Skelton Ford of Millington, LLC
(901) 873-3673
9030 Highway 51 North
Millington, TN
 
Dwain Seaton Ford, Inc.
(731) 989-2121
1618 Highway 45 North
Henderson, TN
 
Mountain View Ford Lincoln Mercury
(423) 756-1331
301 E. 20th St.
Chattanooga, TN
Service Department
423 756-1331

Dean Stallings Ford Lincoln Mercury
(800) 738-4352
480 S Illinois Avenue
Oak Ridge, TN
 
Jerry Duncan Ford Lincoln - Mercury
(865) 882-2434
801 Roane Street
Harriman, TN
 
King Cotton Ford Lincoln Mercury
(901) 476-7111
965 Highway 51 North
Covington, TN
 
Town & Country
(615) 865-1280
101 Anderson Lane
Madison, TN
 
Tri - County Motor Co
(731) 352-7925
17825 Highland Drive
Mckenzie, TN
 
Jarnagin Motor Co
(865) 828-5215
Route 4 Highway 11 West
Rutledge, 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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