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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
 
Jones Ford
(731) 925-4018
508 Florence Road
Savannah, TN
 
Miracle Ford Inc
(800) 826-0969
517 Nashville Pike
Gallatin, TN
 
Mid - Tenn Ford Truck Sales Inc.
(800) 476-5184
1319 Foster Avenue
Nashville, TN
 
Sloan Ford Lincoln Mercury
(931) 388-2463
115 S. James Campbell Blvd.
Columbia, TN
 
Jerry Duncan Ford Lincoln - Mercury
(865) 882-2434
801 Roane Street
Harriman, TN
 
Tim Castellaw Ford Lincoln Mercury, Inc.
(731) 285-2500
920 Highway 51 Bypass
Dyersburg, TN
 
Town & Country
(615) 865-1280
101 Anderson Lane
Madison, TN
 
Valley Ford-Mercury, Inc.
(931) 738-2311
111 Auto Lane
Sparta, TN
 
Lee - Smith Inc
(423) 622-4161
2600 Eighth Avenue
Chattanooga, TN
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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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