Pony Car Milestones from 1964-74 Washington DC

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.

Sheehy Ford / Marlow Heights
(800) 640-5368
5000 Auth Road
Suitland, MD
 
Ourisman Ford Lincoln Mercury of Alexandria
(703) 660-9000
6129 Richmond Highway
Alexandria, VA
 
Lindsay Ford, LLC
(888) 901-2978
11250 Veirs Mill Road
Wheaton, MD
 
Castle Ford
(301) 890-6100
3111 Automobile Blvd
Silver Spring, MD
 
Kip Killmon's Tysons Ford
(800) 360-0172
8201 Leesburg Pike
Vienna, VA
 
Elliott / Wilson Capitol Trucks LLC
(301) 341-5500
8300 Ardwick-ardmore Road
Landover, MD
 
Koons Ford Inc.
(703) 241-7200
1051 East Broad Street
Falls Church, VA
 
Jerrys Ford Sales Inc
(703) 256-5000
6510 Little River Turnpike
Alexandria, VA
 
Sheehy Ford Of Springfield
(703) 922-7900
6727 Loisdale Road
Springfield, VA
 
Ron Bortnick Ford, Inc
(301) 627-5600
5701 Crain Highway
Upper Marlboro, MD
 

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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