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Pony Car Milestones from 1964-74 Mandan ND

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.

Bill Barth Ford
(701) 663-9564
3205 Memorial Hwy
Mandan, ND
 
Eide Ford-Mercury-Lincoln Inc
(701) 222-3500
800 E Bismarck Exwy
Bismarck, ND
 
Christie Motors Inc
(701) 256-2182
Jct Hwys 1 & 5, Hc 2, Box 1a
Langdon, ND
 
Gregory Ford - Lincoln - Mercury
(701) 265-4115
503 Division Avenue South
Cavalier, ND
 
Select Ford Mercury
(800) 594-9454
202-210 1st Ave E
Williston, ND
 
Eide Ford-Mercury-Lincoln Inc
(701) 222-3500
800 E Bismarck Exwy
Bismarck, ND
 
Schumachers Inc
(701) 254-4000
101 St Paul Box 400
Linton, ND
 
Bill Barth Ford
(701) 663-9564
3205 Memorial Hwy
Mandan, ND
 
Lithia Ford Lincoln Mercury of Grand Forks
(701) 746-6411
2273 32nd Avenue S.
Grand Forks, ND
 
Marketplace Motors Inc.
(800) 450-4663
332 Highway #2 West
Devils Lake, ND
 

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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