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
 
Courtesy Ford Lincoln Mercury
(888) 883-6737
1313 Ne 122nd
Portland, OR
 
St. Helens Auto Center, Inc.
(503) 397-5454
57895 South Columbia River
Saint Helens, OR
 
Newberg Ford Mercury
(503) 538-2171
3900 Portland Road
Newberg, OR
 
Tom Denchel Ford Country
(541) 567-3291
555 South Highway #395
Hermiston, OR
 
Dan Collins Ford
(541) 947-4965
351 North O. Street
Lakeview, OR
 
Legacy Ford Lincoln Mercury
(541) 963-2161
2906 Island Ave.
La Grande, OR
 
Hillyer's Mid - City Ford
(503) 981-4747
3000 Hillyer Lane
Woodburn, OR
 
Ray Schultens Ford Inc
(800) 934-9835
2400 West 6th Street
The Dalles, OR
 
Mock Ford Sales
(541) 476-6656
913 S E Sixth St.
Grants Pass, 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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