Pony Car Milestones from 1964-74 North Platte NE

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 Summers Ford, LLC
(308) 532-2500
I-80 & Us 83
North Platte, NE
 
Ericson Ford Inc
(308) 745-0667
813 P St.
Loup City, NE
 
Brooks Ford Inc
(308) 824-3296
211 Ogden Ave.
Oxford, NE
 
Performance Ford
(888) 725-8731
11910 W. Dodge Road
Omaha, NE
 
Big Johns Ford Inc
(308) 832-1640
South Highway 10
Minden, NE
 
Imperial Country Ford Inc
(800) 255-9762
East 5th Street & Hwy 61
Imperial, NE
 
Kenesaw Motor Co
(402) 752-3360
119 W Maple Street
Kenesaw, NE
 
Beatrice Ford Lincoln Mercury, Inc.
(888) 232-8742
4115 North 6th St.
Beatrice, NE
 
Morrissey Motor Company
(402) 454-3339
2500 North Main Street
Madison, NE
 
Wahlstrom Ford Inc.
(866) 397-9532
E Hwy #20
Chadron, NE
 

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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