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Pony Car Milestones from 1964-74 Medford OR

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.

Astoria Ford, Inc.
(503) 325-6411
710 West Marine Drive
Astoria, OR
 
Newberg Ford Mercury
(503) 538-2171
3900 Portland Road
Newberg, OR
 
St. Helens Auto Center, Inc.
(503) 397-5454
57895 South Columbia River
Saint Helens, OR
 
Mock Ford Sales
(541) 476-6656
913 S E Sixth St.
Grants Pass, OR
 
Nissen Motor Co
(866) 544-2301
1920 Pacific Blvd. Sw
Albany, OR
 
Power Ford Lincoln Mercury
(800) 516-3673
1107 N. Coast Hwy
Newport, OR
 
Legacy Ford Lincoln Mercury
(541) 963-2161
2906 Island Ave.
La Grande, OR
 
Wilson Motors
(541) 752-4201
1105 Nw 5th Street
Corvallis, OR
 
Roberson's Lebanon Ford
(541) 259-1294
2020 South Santiam Highway
Lebanon, OR
 
Joe Hayward Ford
(503) 623-8361
201 N.e. Polk Station Road
Dallas, OR
 

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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