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Pony Car Milestones from 1964-74 Meridian ID

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.

Lithia Ford Lincoln Mercury of Boise
(800) 442-1552
8853 West Fairview Ave.
Boise, ID
 
Larry Miller Ford Lincoln Mercury
(208) 947-6000
6009 Cleveland Blvd
Caldwell, ID
 
Paradise Ford-Mercury
(208) 882-2563
1401 South Blaine Street
Moscow, ID
 
Lithia Ford Lincoln Mercury of Boise
(800) 442-1552
8853 West Fairview Ave.
Boise, ID
 
Salmon River Motors
(208) 756-4211
Highway 93 South
Salmon, ID
 
Larry Miller Ford Lincoln Mercury
(208) 947-6000
6009 Cleveland Blvd
Caldwell, ID
 
Bob Bate Ford
(208) 382-4213
126 N Main/p.o. Box 630
Cascade, ID
 
Hunzeker Ford, Inc.
(208) 852-3853
801 North State Street
Preston, ID
 
Mountain Home Auto Ranch
(888) 229-8919
2800 American Legion Blvd.
Mountain Home, ID
 
Smith Ford-Mercury
(208) 356-3636
535 S. Yellowstone Highway
Rexburg, ID
 

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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