Pony Car Milestones from 1964-74 Martinsburg WV

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.

Thomassen F-M Inc
(304) 725-7031
100 South West Street
Charles Town, WV
 
Jim Robinson Ford-Lincoln-Mercury, Inc.
(304) 232-2400
95 Robinson Drive
Triadelphia, WV
 
Weston Ford Mercury Inc
(304) 269-6564
Us 33 East
Weston, WV
 
Ramey Ford Lincoln Mercury
(304) 256-7400
615 North Eisenhower Drive
Beckley, WV
 
Bob Yoak Ford , Inc.
(304) 684-9625
308 3rd Street
Saint Marys, WV
 
Ohio Valley Ford Mercury
(304) 845-4244
Rte 250, Jefferson Avenue Extension
Moundsville, WV
 
Colonial Ford Lincoln - Mercury
(304) 645-2244
428 North Jefferson St.
Lewisburg, WV
 
Scott Ford-Mercury Inc
(304) 329-3673
Route 7 West
Kingwood, WV
 
I77 Ford Mercury
(800) 964-FORD x3673
Hc 80 Box 71b
Ripley, WV
 
Toothman Ford Sales Inc
(304) 265-3000
Route 50 West
Grafton, WV
 

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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