FORD’S MIDSIZE LUXURY SPORTS CAR WITH A THUNDERBIRD PEDIGREE The Ford Fairlane was one of the company’s top marques and was in production from 1955 until the early ’70’s. In 1959 the “Galaxie” label became a Fairlane add-on and it was a more luxurious version than the standard Fairlane. In 1960 the Fairlane was redesigned […]
KNOWN IN AMERICA AS “THE SUCCESSFUL PLUMBERS CAR” The Chevrolet Corvette was launched in 1953, two years before the Ford Thunderbird. Since then the Corvette has been through 7 generations and in 65 years just over 1,700,000 units have been sold. The Thunderbird has sold over 4,400,000 units. The very first Corvettes were drop hood […]
THE SECOND PONY CAR LAUNCHED IN 1966 The first Pony Car was the 1964 Ford Mustang but General Motors were hot on their heels with the launch of their Camaro in September 1966.
THE BLUE OVAL RECOGNIZED THROUGHOUT THE WORLD – The Ford story goes back to 1903 when Henry Ford established the company. He was, prior to that, involved with Cadillac, which today is the premier marque of General Motors. Much of Ford’s early history is documented in the article we have on the Ford Model T […]