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Pony Car Milestones from 1964-74 Surprise AZ

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.

Sanderson Ford
(623) 842-8600
6400 N. 51st Ave.
Glendale, AZ
 
Jim Babbitt Ford Lincoln - Mercury
(928) 774-5063
11 North Verde
Flagstaff, AZ
 
Freedom Ford Lincoln Mercury
(928) 428-1770
2161 W Highway
Thatcher, AZ
 
Lawley's Team Ford Lincoln Mercury
(520) 458-8140
100 N. Highway 90
Sierra Vista, AZ
 
Holmes Tuttle Ford, Lincoln-Mercury
(866) 930-6255
660 W Auto Mall Drive
Tucson, AZ
 
Steve Coury Ford Lincoln Mercury
(800) 828-6137
5980 E. Coury Dr.
Camp Verde, AZ
 
McSpadden Ford Inc.
(800) 278-1897
750 North Broad Street
Globe, AZ
 
Parker Motor
(928) 669-2291
920 Arizona Ave
Parker, AZ
 
Tate's Auto Center
(928) 524-3676
1001 Navajo Blvd
Holbrook, AZ
 
Glenn Jones Ford L-M Inc.
(520) 836-3100
1932 North Pinal Avenue
Casa Grande, AZ
 

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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