Pony Car Milestones from 1964-74 Rochester NH
Portsmouth Ford Lincoln Mercury
400 Spaulding Turnpike, Route 16
Meredith Motor Co, Inc.
339 D W Hwy/rt 3 North
John Grappone Ford
506 State 3-a
366 Washington Street
Unique Ford, Inc.
330 Mast Rd Route 114
M & M Ford Inc
Route 28 North
470 South Broadway
AutoFair Ford, LP
1475 S Willow Street
Flanders & Patch Motor Sales, Inc.
Miracle Mile, Route 4 Exit 19 I 89
McFarland Ford Sales Inc.
151 Portsmouth Ave.
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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