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Pony Car Milestones from 1964-74 Pierre SD

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.

Lamb Motor Co., Inc.
(800) 952-2222
109 Main Street
Onida, SD
 
Harry K Ford Lincoln Mercury
(605) 842-2505
West Hwy #18
Winner, SD
 
McCormick Motors, Inc.
(605) 425-2442
140 North Nebraska
Salem, SD
 
Prostrollo Auto Plaza Co.
(605) 256-9111
1001 S Washington Ave
Madison, SD
 
McKie Ford Inc
(605) 348-1400
7 Omaha Street
Rapid City, SD
 
Mitchell Ford Lincoln Mercury
(605) 996-5614
2300 N Main Street
Mitchell, SD
 
Lewis & Clark Ford Lincoln Mercury, Inc.
(605) 664-2000
316 Capital Street
Yankton, SD
 
Jacobsen Ford Mercury Inc
(605) 347-3662
2416 Junction Avenue
Sturgis, SD
 
Bair Ford - Mercury Sales Inc.
(605) 685-6646
East Hwy 18
Martin, SD
 
Lamb Motor Co., Inc.
(800) 952-2222
109 Main Street
Onida, SD
 

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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