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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
 
Jess Ford
(509) 633-0110
522 Midway
Grand Coulee, WA
 
Price Ford Lincoln Mercury
(800) 922-2027
1527 E. Front Steet
Port Angeles, WA
 
Westlie Ford - Mercury, Inc.
(800) 499-5122
314 N.e. Birch Street
Camas, WA
 
Jim Fugate Ford Inc
(360) 825-7731
526 Roosevelt Ave
Enumclaw, WA
 
Gillis Auto Center
(360) 426-5585
West 180 Hulbert Road
Shelton, WA
 
Sound Ford Inc.
(888) 205-4007
101 Southwest Grady Way
Renton, WA
 
Legacy Ford Pasco
(509) 544-8000
1225 N. Autoplex Way
Pasco, WA
 
All Star Ford
(360) 943-9300
3121 Pacific Ave
Olympia, WA
 
Kelleher Motor Company
(509) 925-1911
602 North Pearl St.
Ellensburg, 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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