Jensen

Rare Shooting Brake: 1976 Jensen GT Project

In the late 1960s, Jensen Motors was hanging by a thread, almost done in by US safety regulations. Kjell Qvale, a distributor of cars on the west coast, teamed up with Donald Healey to rescue the company: Qvale took… more»

Jensen Built: 1963 Volvo P1800

This gorgeous Volvo P1800 is a genuine barn find from the San Francisco Bay area, but it’s more than just a pretty face: this is one of the earliest production models, which was built by Jensen in England. While… more»

440 Six-Pack: 1974 Jensen Interceptor

Most classic cars have a distinctive visual feature, and when we see this enormous curving rear window, there’s no doubt we’re looking at a Jensen Interceptor. However, this 1974 model is no ordinary classic. Its original owner was a… more»

39K Original Miles: 1974 Jensen Interceptor

Sometimes, a project-grade vehicle looks potentially better than the seller describes. It doesn’t happen often, but occasionally you may feel like you’re looking at a car that could be easier to restore than the description lets on. This 1974… 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»

Never Restored: 1971 Jensen Interceptor

If you were a used car dealer in the 70s or 80s, you would have been smart to sock away anything resembling a performance or enthusiast car as a future project before prices shot up. It can be hard… more»

Classic British Cool: 1971 Jensen Interceptor Mark II

For proof positive that you never know what’s resting under a tarp, look no further than this 1971 Jensen Interceptor. Located in Bonney Lake, just outside of Tacoma, Washington, and advertised here on Craigslist, this classic luxury performance car… more»

Anglo-American GT! 1971 Jensen Interceptor

Shoehorn a giant American V8 into a British sports car for the US market? Brilliant! Though not a sports car, let’s call this British-built 1971 Jensen Interceptor a “GT” or Grand Touring car, a niche often emulated but rarely… 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»

440-Powered: 1974 Jensen Interceptor

Jensen Interceptors are undoubtedly collector cars, but if you want to own the best of the best, the 440-powered editions are the ones to shoot for. However, those cars were made in far smaller quantities than the 383 examples…. more»

1 of 269? 1976 Jensen GT

In the U.S., the Jensen marque may be best known for the Interceptor grand touring car of the 1970s that had Chrysler power under the hood. While those cars had low production numbers themselves, the Jensen GT was even… more»

1974 Jensen Interceptor Mk. III Barn Find

The ad for this 1974 Jensen Interceptor Mk. III states that it was stored indoors for 20 years until recently in the desert area of California. It’s now listed for sale here on eBay, with a buy-it-now of $22,995… more»

Hollywood Sports Car: 1971 Jensen Interceptor

It certainly seems like there’s been a rash of Jensen Interceptors popping up for sale lately, with most of them in barn find or project-grade condition. This Series II model supposedly has a connection to Hollywood given the original… more»

UK Market Car: 1969 Jensen Interceptor MK1

While most of the Jensen Interceptors we find stateside are the actual cars designated for U.S. sale, this barn find MK1 is an actual UK market vehicle, as its right hand drive steering configuration confirms. This is an early… 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»

Toasted Classic: 1970 Jensen Interceptor Mk II

In automotive terms, the designation “GT” usually stands for Grand Touring and is used to identify vehicles that combine high levels of luxury, comfort, and performance. Grand Tourers are designed to eat up the miles effortlessly, with its occupants… more»