How fast is a Jensen Interceptor?

How fast is a Jensen Interceptor?

Jensen Interceptor performance and specs

Engine 6276cc 16 valve Chrysler V8
Torque 425lb ft @ 2800rpm
Top speed 133mph
0-60mph 7.3seconds
Fuel consumption 13.6mpg

What motor was in the Jensen Interceptor?

Chrysler V8 engines
Model history and specifications. Jensen Motors used Chrysler V8 engines for the Interceptor, starting with the 6276 cc (383 c.i.) with optional manual (Mark I, only 22 built) or TorqueFlite automatic transmissions driving the rear wheels through a limited slip differential in a conventional Salisbury rear axle.

Who drove a Jensen Interceptor on TV?

Inspector Lynley Mysteries Lynley drove a Jensen Interceptor and later a Bristol 410, a choice that matched his quintessential British character.

Is a Jensen Interceptor 4 wheel drive?

It was the first non all-terrain production car equipped with four-wheel drive and an anti-lock braking system….

Jensen FF
Layout Front-engine, four-wheel-drive
Related Jensen Interceptor
Engine 6,277 cc (6.3 L; 383.0 cu in) [Chrysler 383] V8

What is a Jensen Interceptor?

The Jensen Interceptor is a grand touring car which was hand-built at the Kelvin Way Factory in West Bromwich, near Birmingham in England, by Jensen Motors between 1966 and 1976. The Interceptor name had been used previously by Jensen for the Jensen Interceptor made between 1950 and 1957 at the Carters Green factory.

What material is the Interceptor made out of?

Jensen had extensively used glass-reinforced plastic for the fabrication of body panels in the preceding two decades, but the new Interceptor saw a return to a steel body-shell. The body was designed by an outside firm, Carrozzeria Touring of Italy, rather than the in-house staff.

What year did the Jensen FF have 4 wheel drive?

Jensen were one of the first manufacturers to equip a production car with four-wheel drive, in the 1967 Jensen FF ( Ferguson Formula). At the time it was hailed as a remarkable development, coming also with Dunlop Maxaret mechanical anti-lock brakes and traction control.

Should I buy a used or new interceptor?

The Interceptor is extremely receptive to engine, suspension and brake upgrades, and buying one that has been improved could potentially give you something more enjoyable, but an original example will undoubtedly be a much safer investment.