Pony Car Milestones from 1964-74 Pacific MO
Long Ford Sales
18155 Old Highway 66
Chris Auffenberg Ford Lincoln Mercury Inc.
5840 Highway 100
Bo Beuckman Ford
15675 Manchester Road
ASE & Manufacturer Certified Mechanics
Paul Cerame Ford Lincoln-Mercury, Inc.
11400 New Halls Ferry Road
Walton Motors, Inc.
205 E. Pawnee Dr.
Lou Fusz Ford, Inc.
#2 Caprice Dr.
Sunset Auto Co Inc
11700 Gravois Rd
St Louis, MO
Blue Springs Ford Lincoln Mercury
3200 South Outer Rd
Blue Springs, MO
Bill Grant Ford - Mercury Inc
3060 S Springfield Ave
141 Commercial Dr
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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