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Pony Car Milestones from 1964-74 Ottumwa IA

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.

Albia Motor Company Inc
(641) 932-5416
114 North Clinton Street
Albia, IA
 
Charles Capper Ford Inc
(319) 668-1910
409 North Highland Street
Williamsburg, IA
 
West Branch Ford
(319) 643-2123
346 West Main Street
West Branch, IA
 
Pritchard Auto Company
(641) 843-3871
Highway 18 East
Britt, IA
 
Pinicon Ford Linc Merc Inc
(319) 334-6033
1210 1st Street West
Independence, IA
 
Dahl Ford Davenport Inc
(563) 391-2600
1310 E Kimberly Rd
Davenport, IA
 
Bill Colwell Ford Inc.
(319) 988-4153
238 Waterloo Road
Hudson, IA
 
Krieger Ford Lincoln-Mercury
(563) 263-5324
3205 N Hwy 61
Muscatine, IA
 
River City Ford Truck Sales
(563) 326-4011
3921 West River Dr
Davenport, IA
 
Chezik Bell Ford Lincoln Mercury
(800) New-Ford
2343 Mormon Trek Blvd.
Iowa City, IA
 

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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