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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
 
McKie Ford Inc
(605) 348-1400
7 Omaha Street
Rapid City, SD
 
Jacobsen Ford Mercury Inc
(605) 347-3662
2416 Junction Avenue
Sturgis, SD
 
Schoenhard Ford
(605) 352-6464
101 2nd Street Sw
Huron, SD
 
Prostrollo Auto Plaza Co.
(605) 256-9111
1001 S Washington Ave
Madison, SD
 
McCormick Motors, Inc.
(605) 425-2442
140 North Nebraska
Salem, SD
 
Sioux Falls Ford
(605) 361-0361
4101 West 41 St
Sioux Falls, SD
 
Einspahr Auto Plaza Inc
(605) 692-6106
2020 8th St S
Brookings, SD
 
Pierson Ford - Lincoln - Mercury Inc.
(605) 225-3720
701 Auto Plaza Drive
Aberdeen, SD
 
Parker Ford Inc.
(605) 297-4851
1075 East Sixth Street
Parker, 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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