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Pony Car Milestones from 1964-74 Tupelo MS

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.

Truck Center Incorporated
(662) 842-3401
1007 International Drive
Tupelo, MS
 
Forest Ford, Inc.
(601) 469-3421
1126 Highway 35 North
Forest, MS
 
Hammett Motor Company
(662) 653-3141
16041 N Jackson St
Durant, MS
 
Buddy Jones Ford L-M Inc
(662) 453-6131
1512 Highway 82 West
Greenwood, MS
 
Sullivan Ford, Lincoln, Mercury Inc.
(601) 833-7521
759 Magee Drive
Brookhaven, MS
 
England Motor Co
(662) 332-6341
628 Highway 82 East
Greenville, MS
 
Crowson-Thornton Auto World
(662) 773-8070
422 West Main Street
Louisville, MS
 
Watson Quality Ford, Inc.
(601) 956-7000
6130 I-55 North
Jackson, MS
 
Starkville Ford - Lincoln - Mercury, Inc.
(662) 323-1900
1126 Highway 82 East
Starkville, MS
 
Vicksburg Ford Lincoln Mercury
(601) 636-5323
2431 North Frontage Road
Vicksburg, MS
 

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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