1976 Jensen Interceptor Convertible

Lot # J20-289

Highest Bid:
$40,000
Engine Size
7.3 Liter V-8
Transmission Type
3 Speed Automatic
Body Style
Convertible
Miles
39,229
Vin
23111940
Stock
J20-289
Highest Bid:
$40,000
Engine Size
7.3 Liter V-8
Transmission Type
3 Speed Automatic
Body Style
Convertible
Miles
39,229
Vin
23111940
Stock
J20-289

Only 56 Total Convertibles Produced in 1976 and it was their Last Year Produced

Vehicle Highlights

  • 1976 Jensen Interceptor Convertible
  • 7.3 Liter V-8 Engine
  • 3-Speed TorqueFlight Automatic Transmission
  • Silver Exterior over Tan and Silver Exterior
  • Tan Convertible Soft Top
  • Only 56 Total Convertibles Produced in 1976 and it was their Last Year for Production
  • Previously Owned by Well Known and Regarded Artist and Sculptor Wendell Castle and his Wife for Many Years
  • The Jensen Interceptor is a Grand Touring Car that was Hand-Built at the Kelvin Way Factory in West Bromwich England
  • Body designed by an Outside firm, Carrozzeria Touring of Italy
  • This stylish mid-70's British roadster has an Overhead-Valve Chrysler 440 V-8 with a 4-Barrel Carburetor Under the Hood
  • All of this Delivers the Manufacturer's Claim of a 7.5 sec 0-60 MPH Time and 135-142 MPH Top Speed
  • This Model was One of the Last for Jensen Motors Ltd, Jensen had Fallen on Hard Times by 1975, owing to the then World-Wide Recession and Oil Crisis thus its Plant Closed in August 1976 and Production Seized
  • Unfortunately for Historians, the Paper Trail on Convertibles Runs Remarkably Thin in the Later Period, Chiefly because the Factory was then Operating Under the Exigencies of Receivership but also because Most of the Cars were Exported
  • The Final Number of Convertibles Produced could turn out to be 512 of all the Years Made, which Makes them Extremely Rare
  • This Jensen comes with a Complete Service Book, Convertible Top Boot, Jack and Tool Kit.
  • Located in New York
844-593-7355

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