Jensen Healey

Wants Carb Work: 1973 Jensen Healey Roadster

Was there ever a more star-crossed car than the Jensen Healey? The “committee” approach to its creation included several headstrong personalities with different objectives: Kjell Qvale, Donald Healey, his son Geoffrey, and at least two designers.  The quest for… more»

Rare Shooting Brake: 1976 Jensen GT

Proof positive that a rare sports car need not break the bank, this 1976 Jensen GT project is located in Winnetka, Illinois, just north of Evanston in Chicagoland. Advertised here on Craigslist, the seller is asking $4,500 for this… more»

Collection of Cars and Parts: 1974 Jensen-Healey

The Jensen-Healey was a 2-seat British luxury sports car built between 1972-76. Produced by Jensen Motors Ltd., it would be the company’s best-selling automobile at 10,500 copies. Not only does the seller have a running example of one, but… more»

Rust-Free Bargain! 1975 Jensen-Healey JH5

Rust-free. Lotus DOHC engine. Getrag 5-speed transmission. Convertible top. Not just one, but two famous and storied manufacturer names. How can you not love the later model Jensen-Healey JH5? Apparently, not everyone feels the same way, because this car… more»

Lotus Powered: 1973 Jensen Healey Mk I

The Jensen Healey was, at least in theory, equal to if not better in some areas as similar British cars of its era but it never quite took off as it should have. They’re somewhat rare to see today… more»

Parts or Project? 1974 Jensen Healey

The seller of this 1974 Jensen Healey is ready to throw in the towel, listing it as a parts car for two main reasons: it’s been sitting for some time, and there’s no title paperwork. The former is a… more»

Lotus Twin-Cam: 1974 Jensen-Healey Mk II

The Jensen-Healey managed to bring together three of the British automotive world’s great names to produce a sports car that was both attractive and offered respectable performance levels. Sadly, many examples succumbed to horrifying rust problems, but those haven’t… more»

Classic British Driver: 1974 Jensen-Healey

The Jensen-Healey brought together two of the great names of British sports and grand touring design and manufacturing, and the result was a sports car whose performance belied its modest engine size. Early examples experienced more than their share… more»

Rare Roadster: 1973 Jensen Healey MK1

This 1973 Jensen Healey MK1 is a limited production car and is said to be manufactured late in the build cycle. The seller is asking for $6,750 for this rare roadster. There are 98,500 miles on the odometer and… more»

Solid British Classic: 1974 Jensen-Healey

If you’re the sort of person that is on the lookout for a classic British convertible sports car, then a car like this 1974 Jensen-Healey is well worth a look. While the Mk I version was built in lower… more»

Lotus Twin Cam: 1974 Jensen-Healey Roadster

A true British sports car, this 1974 Jensen-Healey roadster has 7,940 miles shown on the odometer, however, that has more than likely rolled over once and sits at 107,940. It is located in Oregon City, Oregon, the starting bid… more»

DIY From Scratch Or Almost Done? Jensen-Healey Choices

Are you the type of person who has to touch every component of their classic car yourself to be satisfied it’s “right?” Or are you the pragmatist that feels that good work can be done by others and sometimes… more»

International Cooperation: 1974 Jensen Healey Mk II

The Jensen Healey represents one of the great “coals to Newcastle” cases in automotive history. Developed and built in the UK following a major cash injection from US businessman Kjell Qvale, more of these little cars initially found homes… more»

Father/Son Project Material: 1974 Jensen-Healey

This 1974 Jensen-Healey roadster has been sidelined for many years after two attempts as father-son projects ultimately stalled. I’ve never looked too closely at these British droptops but may have to: powered with an all-alloy Lotus-sourced DOHC mill, they… more»

Don’t Overlook Me: 1974 Jensen-Healey

Pity the poor Jensen-Healey, the overlooked British sports car. Much of this, I think, has to do with being born too late; like the unloved Triumph TR7 of a few years later, its purely ’70s style lacks the olde-world… more»

Overpriced Mystery: 1973 Jenson Healey

The Jensen Healey has a 145 horsepower 2 litre Lotus engine, a Sunbeam gearbox, Triumph brakes and rack-and-pinion steering. It was way ahead of other sports cars of the day but it was expensive. This Jensen Healey is listed… more»