Jensen Interceptor

Mopar-Powered Brit: 1971 Jensen Interceptor MkII Project

The brothers Jensen formed Jensen Motor Company in 1934. Known for making bodies for Austin Healey, Volvo (P1800), and Sunbeam (Tiger), Jensen also produced its own cars, often powered by American engines. In the 1960s, it was making a… more»

Brit with a 440: 1974 Jensen Interceptor

Jensen Interceptors are not one of the more commonly seen cars from the 1960s and 1970s, with only 7,141 sales spanning the production model years of 1966-1976. With an American powerplant (from Chrysler) to increase reliability, this unassuming British… more»

V8 British Bruiser: 1972 Jensen Interceptor

This may seem like an odd assessment. I view the Jensen Interceptor, such as this 1972 example, in three distinct segments. There’s the front, then the engine, and finally, the rear. Hold that thought, there will be more to… more»

Must Go Now! 1971 Jensen Interceptor

This 1971 Jensen Interceptor is a tempting project with a reasonable Buy-It-Now of just $6,250, but there’s a few reasons for that. The seller regrettably is throwing in the towel on this classy Interceptor, acknowledging that it’s more work… more»

Chrysler 440 V8: 1972 Jensen Interceptor III

The Jensen Interceptor was a UK-built grand touring machine that drew from Chrysler Corp. for its drivetrains. Over a 10-year period ending in 1976, Jensen built 6,400 of these rather large automobiles, with more than 1,000 of them in… more»

440-Powered 1972 Jensen Interceptor Project

The Jensen Interceptor was a relatively low volume grand touring machine that was built in England for more than a decade. The cars relied on engines and transmissions from Chrysler for propulsion. Some 6,407 of them were produced in… more»

One Owner 440 Powered 1974 Jensen Interceptor

Last week I opined about automobile model names and queried a thought about what do they really mean? That thread continues today with the Jensen Interceptor. When I first heard that combination of brand and model name many years… more»