February 15, 2022

1965 Ford Thunderbird

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Step into the world of classic American luxury with Texoma Classics as we meticulously restore a 1965 Ford Thunderbird in Sherman, Texas. This vintage Ford Thunderbird isn’t just a car; it’s an emblem of sophistication, style, and timeless allure, and we’re dedicated to bringing it back to its former glory. Join us on a captivating visual journey through the restoration process, where the spirit of classic Thunderbirds meets modern craftsmanship and innovation.

At Texoma Classics, our passion for preserving automotive history shines through in every restoration project we undertake. With the 1965 Ford Thunderbird, we’re not just restoring a car; we’re rekindling the essence of American luxury. Our team of skilled artisans and restoration experts meticulously breathe new life into every facet of this iconic car, from its iconic design to its plush interior.

This isn’t just a restoration; it’s a transformation. As we pay homage to the original aesthetics while incorporating modern upgrades for enhanced comfort and reliability, we’re crafting a Ford Thunderbird that captures the essence of a bygone era while meeting the demands of today’s roads. Whether you’re a luxury car enthusiast, a connoisseur of timeless style, or someone who appreciates the finer things in life, our restoration projects epitomize the spirit of American automotive heritage.

Witness the magic as Texoma Classics turns this 1965 Ford Thunderbird into a rolling testament to classic luxury, ready to grace the streets with elegance and prestige once more. Explore how we’re turning dreams into reality, one restoration at a time, and envision the possibilities for your own journey with Texoma Classics, where vintage Thunderbirds are reborn with a touch of modern sophistication.


The Ford Thunderbird (colloquially called the T-Bird) is a personal luxury car produced by Ford from model years 1955 until 1997 and 2002 until 2005 throughout 11 distinct generations. Introduced as a two-seat convertible, the Thunderbird was produced in a variety of body configurations. These included a four-seat hardtop coupe, four-seat convertible, five-seat convertible and hardtop, four-door pillared hardtop sedan, six-passenger hardtop coupe, and five-passenger pillared coupe, with the final generation designed again as a two-seat convertible.

Ford targeted the two-seat Thunderbird as an upscale model, but the design introduced for 1958 featured a rear seat and arguably marked expansion of a market segment eventually known as personal luxury cars. An American interpretation of the grand tourer, personal luxury cars were built with a higher emphasis on driving comfort and convenience features over handling and high-speed performance. From 1968 to 1998, Lincoln-Mercury marketed rebadged variants of the Thunderbird as the Continental Mark III. Mark IV, Mark V, Mercury Cougar, Lincoln Mark VII and Lincoln Mark VIII.

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