Wasn't it in a TV series, too?

Sep 14, 2023,06:30 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


 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.


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


 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...