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Pony Car Milestones from 1964-74 Olympia WA

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.

All Star Ford
(360) 943-9300
3121 Pacific Ave
Olympia, WA
 
Columbia Ford Lincoln - Mercury Inc
(360) 423-4321
700 7th Ave.
Longview, WA
 
Whitney's Value Ford
(360) 482-2241
10 Value Parkway
Elma, WA
 
Valley Ford
(509) 453-3125
910 South First St
Yakima, WA
 
Ford Lincoln Mercury of Bellevue
(877) 326-8280
411 116th Avenue Ne
Bellevue, WA
 
Gillis Auto Center
(360) 426-5585
West 180 Hulbert Road
Shelton, WA
 
Titus - Will Ford Sales, Inc
(253) 475-4151
3606 South Sprague Avenue
Tacoma, WA
 
Jess Ford of Pullman
(509) 334-6000
South 2590 Grand Ave.
Pullman, WA
 
Bill Pierre Ford Inc.
(206) 364-2200
11525 Lake City Way N.e
Seattle, WA
 
Marysville Ford
(888) 395-5960
3520 136th Street Ne
Marysville, WA
 

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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