Pony Car Milestones from 1964-74 Torrington CT

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.

Torrington Ford - Lincoln Mercury, Inc
(860) 489-4133
1355 East Main Street
Torrington, CT
 
Family Ford Inc.
(877) 809-4144
1200 Wolcott Road
Waterbury, CT
 
Inter-State Ford Truck Sales
(860) 706-0950
45 Brainard Road
Hartford, CT
 
Columbia Ford Lincoln - Mercury
(877) 268-1049
234 Route 6
Columbia, CT
 
Bridge - Haven Ford Truck Sales Inc
(203) 877-3281
401 Old Gate Lane
Milford, CT
 
Lombard Ford Inc
(860) 379-3301
385 New Hartford Rd
Barkhamsted, CT
 
Ray Seraphin Ford Inc
(860) 875-3369
100 Windsor Avenue
Rockville, CT
 
Mark Ford - Mercury Inc
(860) 354-2226
493 Danbury Road
New Milford, CT
 
Bowens Garage
(860) 974-0363
184 Eastford Road, Rt 198
Eastford, CT
 
Hammonasset Ford Lincoln Mercury Inc.
(203) 245-8828
191 Boston Post Rd
Madison, CT
 

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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