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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
 
Whitney's Value Ford
(360) 482-2241
10 Value Parkway
Elma, WA
 
Ford Lincoln Mercury of Bellevue
(877) 326-8280
411 116th Avenue Ne
Bellevue, WA
 
Bickford Motors
(800) 781-0908
3100 Bickford Avenue
Snohomish, WA
 
Ford of Kirkland
(800) 686-3894
11800 124th Avenue N.e.
Kirkland, WA
 
Gillis Auto Center
(360) 426-5585
West 180 Hulbert Road
Shelton, WA
 
Uhlmann Motors Inc
(360) 748-3355
1500 Nw State Ave
Chehalis, WA
 
Van Cleve Ford Inc
(360) 496-5999
2nd & Adams
Morton, WA
 
Frontier Ford
(888) 688-2959
12610 Thompson Road
Anacortes, WA
 
Town Ford Lincoln Mercury
(509) 663-2111
1001 N. Miller Street
Wenatchee, 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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