Pony Car Milestones from 1964-74 Plaquemine LA
Robinson Brothers Ford
11455 Airline Highway
Baton Rouge, LA
Jay Mallard Ford Lincoln Mercury, L.L.C.
601 Hudson Avenue
Shetler - Corley Ford Inc
1623 North Parkerson
2506 Macarthur Dr
Gray Ford Mercury
18982 Johnny D Hall Memorial Drive
De Ridder, LA
All Star Ford Lincoln Mercury Inc.
17742 Airline Highway
Lirette Ford Lincoln Mercury, Inc.
6310 Highway 90
Morgan City, LA
Bubba Oustalet Ford L-M Inc
246 North Broadway
Bordelon Motors, Inc.
118 North Main Street
New Roads Motor Company, L.L.C.
608 Parent Street
New Roads, LA
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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