Pony Car Milestones from 1964-74 Virginia Beach VA

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.

Beach Ford Inc.
(888) 869-6079
2717 Virginia Beach Boulevard
Virginia Beach, VA
 
Colonial Ford Trucks Tidewater Inc
(757) 485-8285
3725 Holland Blvd
Chesapeake, VA
Service Department
888-222-6261
Dealership Hours
Monday - Friday: 8:00 am - 6:00 pm
Service Department Hours
Monday - Friday: 7:00 am - 12:00 Midnight
Saturday: 7:00 am - 4:00 pm

Twin County Ford Mercury
(276) 728-1000
2585 Carrollton Pike
Woodlawn, VA
 
Rappahannock Ford Mercury
(540) 775-5516
16057 James Madison Parkway
King George, VA
 
Cowles Parkway Ford, Inc.
(703) 986-5500
13779 Noblewood Plaza
Woodbridge, VA
 
Cavalier Ford - Greenbrier
(757) 424-1111
1515 S. Military Hwy
Chesapeake, VA
 
Cavalier Ford at Chesapeake Square
(757) 488-8311
4021 Portsmouth Blvd.
Chesapeake, VA
Service Department
(757) 488-8311

Kip Killmon Ford
(800) 576-4755
201 East Main Street, P.o. Box 443
Louisa, VA
 
Shenandoah Ford, Inc.
(540) 636-2901
9135 Winchester Road
Front Royal, VA
 
Colonial Ford Truck Sales, Inc.
(800) 234-8782
1833 Commerce Rd.
Richmond, VA
Service Department
(800) 234-8782

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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