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History and Heritage

History and Heritage
  • MUSEUM A-Z LEXICON

    Jensen Museum | Tony Good | Good Relations

    Good Relations Key Personalities A-Z

    Good Relations, was the aptly named company founded by public relations guru, Tony Good, in 1961. The company went on to become the first public relations business to be listed on the London Stock Exchange. During the 1960s, Good Relations picked up a variety of interesting accounts, including Jensen Motors. Other major accounts included the […]

  • HISTORY FEATURE

    The Jackie Stewart Story

    During July 1968, an enquiry about purchasing an FF came to Jensen Motors via Major Tony Rolt, the Managing Director of Harry Ferguson Research Ltd. The interested party was Jackie Stewart,  the famous racing car driver. Stewart was a personal friend of Rolt and was keen to purchase a new FF. Towards the end of […]

  • VIDEO INTERVIEW

    Jensen Museum | Jensen 541

    Jensen Motors Employee, Phil Grice, Interviewed

    Phil Grice is interviewed by leading Jensen historian, Keith Anderson. With an excellently controlled, yet relaxed interview technique by Anderson, Grice gives us a fascinating glimpse into the world of Jensen Motors from 1946 through to 1964. Grice left school at 14 and wanted to work within the motor trade. A friend mentioned that Jensen […]

  • MUSEUM FEATURE

    Jensen FF | Ski-Slope Adventure

    Jensen FF | Ski-Slope Adventure

    In late 1967, two motoring magazines, Motor, and Autocar, asked Jensen Motors if they could have loan of a Jensen FF for appraisal of the four-wheel-drive system.  Autocar further requested that they would like to drive the Jensen FF across to Switzerland, giving them the chance to use the car in all weather conditions over […]

  • MUSEUM A-Z LEXICON

    Harry Ferguson Research Key Personalities A-Z

    It was before the Second World War, that fellow motor racers, Tony Rolt and Freddie Dixon formed a company with the express idea of developing a four-wheel-drive vehicle. The declaration of war stopped the project in its tracks. Fast forwarding to the 1950s, Rolt and Dixon brought Ferguson on board to finance their four-wheel-drive project. […]

  • MUSEUM INFORMATION SOURCE

    Jensen Production Figures & Dates

    Between 1934 and 1976 Jensen Motors were building their own cars, as well as taking on all manner of sub-contract work, and manufacturing commercial vehicles. The Museum lists the non sub-contract Jensen production cars built, giving the Jensen production figures & dates. The listing also includes the small amount of cars built when the company […]