Pony Car Milestones from 1964-74 South Portland ME

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.

Yankee Ford Sales
(207) 799-5591
165 Waterman Drive
South Portland, ME
 
Prime Ford Lincoln Mercury
(207) 282-0300
857 Portland Road
Saco, ME
 
Yankee Ford Sales
(207) 799-5591
165 Waterman Drive
South Portland, ME
 
Martin Ford Inc.
(207) 834-3173
213 East Main Street
Fort Kent, ME
 
Varney Ford, Inc.
(207) 368-4300
237 Moosehead Trail
Newport, ME
 
Rowe Ford Sales
(800) 872-7693
91 Main St.
Westbrook, ME
 
Prime Ford Lincoln Mercury
(207) 282-0300
857 Portland Road
Saco, ME
 
Rowe Ford Sales
(800) 872-7693
91 Main St.
Westbrook, ME
 
Hight Ford Mercury
(207) 474-3334
242 Madison Avenue
Skowhegan, ME
 
Rowe Auburn
(800) 790-7127
699 Center St
Auburn, ME
 

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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