Built in 1964, this particularly original car was once owned by the actor, Sean Connery. In fact, Connery purchased the car just as he had finished the James Bond movie, You Only Live Twice.
Of interest is the fact that Connery paid approximately £2000 for this CV8, from the premier London-based Jensen dealers, Charles Follett. For that same price he could have purchased an Aston Martin DB5. The fact Connery decided to purchase a Jensen CV8 as his own personal transport says a lot for the car. It obviously needed to compare favourably with the DB5, which Connery was particularly familiar with. In terms of top speeds, the DB5 could reach just over 140, while the CV8 reached just over 130 - so not a lot in it.
Connery only directed a film once (The Bowler And The Bunnet), a politically charged film about Scottish ship builders. Connery's Jensen CV8 was used by Connery in the film, with him driving from London to Scotland in the car.
Remaining today on its original factory colour scheme of green paint with beige trim, the Connery CV8 has a full history line from 1964 to date. Even the old green logbook remains within the history file, showing Sean Connery as the second owner, and bearing his signature.
This CV8 was acquired for the Jensen Museum collection in 2014. Various sympathetic refurbishment work has been undertaken while the car has been in our care, especially in regard to the interior, which has been beautifully restored back to its former glory.
A unique chance to add the most famous Jensen CV8 to your collection.
Second owner since 1988, older restoration same time - painted, new top, new full leather interior, leather boot, lot of repairs done, now any rust ever, new tires. Hasn’t been driven for 25 years, revived several month ago.
440 engine/ 727 3-speed auto
This Jensen is one of the last made, having the wooden dash and center consul, with the all leather dashtop and rear facing center clocks.
This totally UN-RESTORED model very rarely becomes available for sale because of its rarity.
This car was first registered on 18 January 1976
The model was only .....
Jensen Intercepter 1955 4lt Six Cylinder Triple Carb Original Austin Engine and gearbox ALL NUMBERS MATCH ORIGINAL LOGBOOK THIS IS A RARE CAR FOR ANY JENSEN COLLECTOR OR COLLECTION all work on this car has being done by a professional Classic and Vintage Garage professionally re built engine new clutch .....
This was the first Mk2 CV8 delivered, 16th October 1963. Imported to Australia in the late 1970’s and subject to a full body off restoration, reconfigured and fully optimised for Tarmac Rally LMS specification in 2002.
Current CAMS Marque Sports log book and AASA passport. Full NSW registration with .....
- Fabulous condition throughout
- 1 of just 267 Convertible MK III examples built
- Sold with its original handbook and service book
- Finished in the beautiful colour scheme of Platinum Silver with Dark Blue hide
The iconic Jensen Interceptor is a highly regarded British sporting GT-class motor .....
We have an exceptional 1974 Jensen Interceptor series III on offer. This car has driven only 50.579 miles. The series III benefits from an 7.2 V8 engine. Due to the excellent Californian climatic conditions and maintenance care, the car has never required any restoration work. The body and panel gaps .....
Just one Jensen CV8 Convertible was manufactured by Jensen Motors. The original idea for a CV8 Convertible coming from Richard and Alan Jensen. Once completed, the car was sold to Lord Carrington. This unique car survives today. The Museum looks at the history of JM-EXP-108.
The chassis for the CV8 .....
2002 (51 reg)
ALL ALUMINUM HAND CRAFTED BODY,THIS HAS TO BE THE BEST ONE LEFT ON THE ROAD TODAY. FOLDER FULL OF HISTORY, POWERED BY A FORD 4.6 LITRE V8 SVT (SPECIALIST VEHICLE TEAM) PRIVATE PLATE INCLUDED IN SALE. Blue, The 1998 British Motor .....
A very rare incarnation of the Jensen Interceptor. The Jensen SP (for "Six Pack") has the distinction of being the most powerful car ever to have been made by Jensen Motors. Indeed, at the time of its release in August 1971, the SP was one of the most powerful road cars anywhere in the world. Its specification .....