Pony Car Milestones from 1964-74 Loudon TN
Lenoir City Ford Mercury
775 Highway 321 North
Lenoir City, TN
Homer Skelton Ford of Millington, LLC
9030 Highway 51 North
Dwain Seaton Ford, Inc.
1618 Highway 45 North
Mountain View Ford Lincoln Mercury
301 E. 20th St.
Dean Stallings Ford Lincoln Mercury
480 S Illinois Avenue
Oak Ridge, TN
Jerry Duncan Ford Lincoln - Mercury
801 Roane Street
King Cotton Ford Lincoln Mercury
965 Highway 51 North
Town & Country
101 Anderson Lane
Tri - County Motor Co
17825 Highland Drive
Jarnagin Motor Co
Route 4 Highway 11 West
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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