Jensen

Mopar Powered Garage Find: 1973 Jensen Interceptor III

The Jensen Interceptor is one of the better examples of cross-pollination between American and Great Britain as it relates to automotive ventures. A classic British grand tourer powered by a heady American V8 is never a bad combo, and… more»

Could It Be Rust Free? 1971 Jensen Interceptor

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Cheap Wheels? 1974 Jensen-Healey Mk II

The Jensen-Healey debuted in 1972 as the replacement for the Austin-Healey 3000. It was the result of a joint venture between Donald Healey and Jensen Motors. The vehicle was a sports car having a twist of luxury, perhaps in… more»

BF Auction: 1971 Jensen Interceptor Mark II

It would be fair to say that during the 1960s, only a tiny handful of British automobile manufacturers had genuine high-performance engines in their arsenal. Those that did weren’t in a hurry to share their powerplants with the opposition,… more»

BF Auction: 1970 Jensen Interceptor

UPDATE – We spoke with the seller and it turns out that he knows the car’s original color scheme! It left the factory wearing Berkley Brown paint with a tan leather interior. There is something undeniably appealing about owning… more»

Jensen Edition: 1963 Volvo P1800

When was the Swedish-built Volvo P1800 sports car not a product of Sweden? When it was built by Jensen in England for the first 6,000 copies. This example is one of them and it was a barn find that’s… more»

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»