A Jensen with a Chrysler V8? Sure. Proportions seem good. Wins the prize for maximum number of strange styling accents from any viewing angle. So quirky it's cool! Never seen it before!

Sep 14, 2023,04:32 AM
 

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Another curiosity: 1964 JENSEN CV8 MKII.

 
 By: amanico : September 13th, 2023-09:41
From 1964, Chrysler 8 Cylinders, 330 HP. Not the kind of cars I expected from Jensen. You? Best, Nicolas ...  

It looks super cool!

 
 By: J K : September 13th, 2023-10:07

Thanks for looking, mon ami.

 
 By: amanico : September 13th, 2023-15:41

Agree. Eesh.

 
 By: RabidManatee : September 13th, 2023-15:16

+1

 
 By: amanico : September 13th, 2023-15:41

Never seen this before, and would not have guessed it’s a Jensen.

 
 By: RabidManatee : September 13th, 2023-15:15
Growing up there was a junkyard in the next town over that had a wrecked Jensen Interceptor visible right next to the fence. It was brown. Every time I drove by I couldn’t help but think it was a shame to see it there.

Yes, a wonderful Grand Tourer.

 
 By: RabidManatee : September 13th, 2023-23:19

Wasn't it in a TV series, too?

 
 By: amanico : September 14th, 2023-06:30

I meant the Interceptor.

 
 By: amanico : September 14th, 2023-14:41

Yes, that’s what I thought you meant.

 
 By: RabidManatee : September 14th, 2023-17:08
Didn’t think the CV-8 made it to TV 😁.

Same :)))

 
 By: RabidManatee : September 14th, 2023-20:21

;)

 
 By: amanico : September 14th, 2023-20:21

Yes, I have to agree.

 
 By: amanico : September 13th, 2023-21:20

I enjoy how the lines evoke

 
 By: Volney. : September 13th, 2023-21:18
Jensen's history as a high-end car body manufacturer: there are details reminiscent of prestigious designs of times long gone.

They came close to something exceptional.

 
 By: Volney. : September 13th, 2023-21:24
But I agree: there is an issue with this overflowing carrosserie around the front lights, lost in vacuum and sheet metal.

Agreed!

 
 By: amanico : September 13th, 2023-21:25

Neighbors

 
 By: le_chef : September 14th, 2023-14:50
Our next door neighbors when I was a child had a string of fascinating cars, and this was one of them, along with a Ford Galaxy 500 Convertible in red, an early Saab and a Volvo “Goddess”. Was he a car journalist? I don’t recall but I did manage to catch ... 

Lucky you!

 
 By: amanico : September 14th, 2023-15:02

This was the car…

 
 By: pplater : September 18th, 2023-14:26
…that ‘made’ Jensen (Classic Car magazine has just published a retrospective of the three model series). All fibreglass body. Serious grunt! And any Frenchman wondering about the front end needs to remember the Facel Vega. 😀 What’s not to love? Cheers, pp...