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Museum Cars

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    Sean Connery’s Jensen CV8 | Chassis Number 104/2158

    Sean Connery is today, so inextricably linked with the Aston Martin, that the public are surprised to find out he once owned a Jensen. The year was 1967, and the car Connery purchased was a green painted Jensen CV8. Nearly 50 years later, Sean Connery’s Jensen was acquired by the Jensen Museum. Jensen CV8 chassis […]

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    Kastner's Jensen FF | Chassis Number 119/051

    Kastner’s Jensen FF | Chassis Number 119/051

    Jensen FF, chassis 119/051, was purchased new by the film producer, Elliott Kastner, famous for producing films such as, Where Eagles Dare (1968), The Long Goodbye (1973), Russian Roulette (1975), and The Missouri Breaks (1976). Kastner kept his Jensen FF until 2004, at which time it was acquired directly from him by the Museum. The […]

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    Jensen Interceptor Deluxe | 1954 London Motor Show Car

    Jensen Interceptor Deluxe, chassis number 63, was completed in late summer 1954. The car had  a specification of ivory paint with red vinyl roof and red trim. Once finished, the car was made ready for the 1954 London Motor Show, where it shared the Jensen stand with a new Jensen 541. The Museum looks at […]

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    Jensen GT Prototype | GNX 581N

    Jensen GT | Prototype | GNX 581N

    Kjell Qvale was excited about the Jensen GT project. He thought this sporty smaller-engined shooting brake car, with a beautifully refined interior, could be the saviour for Jensen Motors. Particularly since Interceptor sales had bombed. Indeed, the Jensen GT might have been the saviour, but unfortunately it was too late to make any real difference. […]

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    Jensen-Healey MK.I | UUU 692M

    Jensen-Healey MK.I | UUU 692M

    Today, it is hard to find an original unmolested Jensen Healey in good condition. The market place generally consists of poor examples requiring full restoration, and just very occasionally, fully restored cars. Jensen Healey UUU 692M is one such original unmolested car. Having a sheltered life from new, and being rarely used. This immaculate low […]

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    Jimi Hendrix Jensen | Jensen FF 119/195

    Jimi Hendrix Jensen | Jensen FF 119/195

    Known as the Hendrix Jensen at Jensen Motors, the last Jensen FF MK.I made [chassis number 119/195], had actually been purchased by Mitch Mitchell, the drummer for ‘The Hendrix Experience’. That said, Hendrix’s girlfriend, Kathy Etchington, remembered how Hendrix would drive the FF when ever he was given the chance. The Museum has managed to […]

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    Jensen FF Chassis 119/117 | Press Car

    Jensen FF Chassis 119/117 | Press Car

    Jensen FF, chassis 119/117, was acquired for the Museum collection in 2007. The Jensen FF was used as a main Press Car for Jensen Motors, and was famously abused by motoring journalist, Harold Dvoretsky. With Dvoretsky in the driving seat, 119/117 was given a punishingly hard 2,500 mile jaunt around Europe and back to the […]

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    Vignale Jensen FF 119/004 | First FF Sold To A Customer

    Vignale Jensen FF 119/004 | First FF Sold To A Customer

    Vignale Jensen FF chassis number 119/004, was acquired for the Museum collection in 2008. The car, first owned by Clive Carr, Chairman of the News Of The World , was the first Jensen FF sold to a customer. Today it is believed to be the earliest surviving Jensen FF. The Museum looks at the car’s […]

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    Vignale Jensen Interceptor | Chassis Number 115/2521

    Vignale Jensen Interceptor | Chassis Number 115/2521

    Vignale Jensen Interceptor, chassis 115/2521, was acquired for the Museum collection in 2014. The car, once owned by the famous 1950s racing driver, Noel Cunningham-Reid, was one of the first Vignale made Interceptors from 1966. The Museum looks at the history that is held on the car so far, and hopes that further information on […]

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    Jensen Museum | Porsche Jensen FF

    Porsche Jensen FF | Chassis Number 119/008

    The Porsche Jensen FF was acquired for the Museum collection in 2016. Curator, Ulric Woodhams, was particularly delighted with the acquisition of Jensen FF 119/008, stating, “this car had been the most historically significant Jensen FF not owned by the Museum. In addition to the car’s historical significance, it has never been restored, thus making […]

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    Jensen CV8 | Chassis Number 104/2200

    Jensen CV8 | Chassis Number 104/2200

    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 […]