1976 Jensen Interceptor MkIII Convertible For Sale
Color:Anthracite metallic with dark red leather
Particulars:Very exclusive ( only 267 pieces made) very good condition and recently new airco fitted
The year 1966 saw the introduction of the Jensen Interceptor. The steel bodywork was designed by the Italian design house Vignale.
The Jensen Interceptor was fitted with power brakes and disks all round and a “Power-Lock” differential. The engines came from Chrysler Motor corporation. These powerful and very robust V8 engines were used in Facel Vega automobiles too. The Jensen Interceptor Mk I was fitted with a 6276 cc. V8.
The Interceptor Mk II became available to the market in the year 1970. The Mk II was improved on several details: The dashboard was updated as was the interior, the front of the car was slightly restyled and vented disc brakes and alloy rims were introduced as standard equipment.
The Interceptor Mk III followed in the year 1972. The Mk III was fitted with the largest and most powerful Chrysler V8 engine available; the 7.2 liter. This engine delivered a stunning 370 SAE bhp. The Interceptor Mk III SP model became a 390 SAE bhp. variant of this 7.2 liter V8 unit fitted with three double Weber carburettors.
The Jensen Interceptor is a true drivers car, a comfortable yet sporty GT. In total 6667 Jensen Interceptors have been built between 1966 an 1976 including the SP, FF an convertible models. 3419 of them were Mk III saloons as presented here.
This exclusive Jensen Interceptor III Convertible was delivered to the first American owner on July 1 th. 1976 and came in 1992 in the collection of a German enthusiast from Sinsheim. A Dutch collector bought it in 2017 and ordered to make it to perfection, including fitting of a completely new air conditioning.
The beautifully styled cabrio exudes exclusivity and power. The chic color of the bodywork and the fine red leather interior makes it a very desirable car. Also the very low production number of only 267 pieces makes it a true collector’s car.
The Interceptor drives great and the big 7.2 liter V8 roars on if you want, but is also a very friendly and very smooth engine if you want to drive around slowly. The 3 speed automatic gearbox assists hereby flawlessly.
The best of three worlds? Yes, that is how we can describe the Jensen. A beautiful Italian design by Carrosseria Vignale, English craftsmanship and American power.
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 .....
- 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
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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 .....
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We have the next build-slot of 2019 available for one of our zero miles bare shell builds.
An Interceptor CB waiting for your bespoke specification. Either a MKI, MKIII, FF or an SP.
As with all Interceptor CB’s, this car comes with the following items as standard:
– Zero miles bare metal .....
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1969 Jensen Interceptor 11 6276cc Sports Coupe Automatic finished in metallic burgundy with black Leather interior, Sundym glass, original "Voxson" eight track player with Jensen logo, also fitted with the optional air conditioning.
The car has been in storage for some years and is sold as requiring .....