Pony Car Milestones from 1964-74 Prineville OR

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.

Wright Ford Inc
(541) 548-2138
1835 So. Highway 97
Redmond, OR
 
Tom Denchel Ford Country
(541) 567-3291
555 South Highway #395
Hermiston, OR
 
Roberson's Lebanon Ford
(541) 259-1294
2020 South Santiam Highway
Lebanon, OR
 
Wright Ford Inc
(541) 548-2138
1835 So. Highway 97
Redmond, OR
 
Power Ford Lincoln Mercury
(800) 516-3673
1107 N. Coast Hwy
Newport, OR
 
Robberson Ford Lincoln Mercury
(541) 382-4521
2100 N.e. Third Street
Bend, OR
 
Hillyer's Mid - City Ford
(503) 981-4747
3000 Hillyer Lane
Woodburn, OR
 
Wilson Motors
(541) 752-4201
1105 Nw 5th Street
Corvallis, OR
 
Astoria Ford, Inc.
(503) 325-6411
710 West Marine Drive
Astoria, OR
 
Gentry Ford Lincoln - Mercury
(541) 889-9694
1802 Southwest 4th Avenue
Ontario, OR
 

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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