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Pony Car Milestones from 1964-74 Magna UT

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.

Henry Day Ford, Inc.
(801) 973-7030
4091 West 3500 South
West Valley City, UT
 
Larry H. Miller Ford Lincoln Mercury - Sandy
(800) 526-4568
200 West 9000 South
Sandy, UT
 
Crandall Ford - Mercury
(435) 647-3673
2175 Rasmussen Rd
Park City, UT
 
Jorgensen Ford Mercury
(435) 896-8436
1000 South Cove View Rd.
Richfield, UT
 
Henry Day Ford, Inc.
(801) 973-7030
4091 West 3500 South
West Valley City, UT
 
Larry H. Miller Ford
(801) 488-1774
1340 South 500 West
Salt Lake City, UT
 
Larry H. Miller Ford
(801) 488-1774
1340 South 500 West
Salt Lake City, UT
 
Parkway Ford Lincoln Mercury
(435) 586-9435
1010 North Main Street
Cedar City, UT
 
L & L Motor Co Inc
(435) 722-2233
191 North 200 East
Roosevelt, UT
 
Wilson Ford Lincoln Mercury
(435) 752-7355
328 North Main
Logan, UT
 

Pony Car Milestones from 1964-74

Pony Car Milestones from 1964-73

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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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