Jensen heritage for the next generation

History and Heritage

  • 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 Feature

    Jensen Cv8 | Cooper's Car

    Jensen CV8 | Cooper’s Car

    The so-called ‘Cooper’ Jensen CV8 was acquired for the Museum in 2003. The acquisition taking place through curator, Ulric Woodhams’ association with former Jensen photographer, Michael Cooper. The Museum looks at the life of Michael Cooper’s father, George, and his ownership of two iconic Jensens. Jensen CV8 104/2200 was ordered with a specification of regal […]

  • 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 […]