Pony Car Milestones from 1964-74 Plaquemine LA

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.

Robinson Brothers Ford
(225) 293-8900
11455 Airline Highway
Baton Rouge, LA
 
White Ford Lincoln - Mercury
(318) 435-5101
Highway 15 South
Winnsboro, LA
 
Perry Pitre Ford Co Inc
(337) 457-2231
3420 Highway 190 East
Eunice, LA
 
Gateway Ford Inc
(985) 386-7790
1133 Highway 51
Ponchatoula, LA
 
Jim Taylor Ford Lincoln Mercury
(318) 255-2590
1605 North Service Road East
Ruston, LA
 
All Star Ford Lincoln Mercury Inc.
(225) 677-8181
17742 Airline Highway
Prairieville, LA
 
Robin Motor Co Inc
(337) 276-4567
2801 West Main Street
Jeanerette, LA
 
Jackie Edgar Ford, Inc
(337) 332-2145
2022t Rees Street
Breaux Bridge, LA
 
Superior Ford
(225) 654-2611
4303 Hwy 19
Zachary, LA
 
Shetler - Corley Ford Inc
(337) 783-4600
1623 North Parkerson
Crowley, LA
 

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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