The Jensen-Healey was a two-seater convertible sports car that was originally produced between 1972 & 1976, plus a fastback, the Jensen GT, in 1975. Included within are road, comparison & long term tests, new model introductions & performance data. Models reported on are the roadster, 5-speed & the 4 seater GT sports wagon. Advice is offered on acquiring a good pre-owned example.
The Austin-Healey 100 and 3000, in all their variants, were raced and rallied extensively and enthusiastically from the very beginning in the early 1950s. For over ten years big Healeys, from the 100/4 to the 3000 Mark III, were a force to be reckoned with on the track - at Sebring, Le Mans, in the Mille Miglia and in club competition - and, particularly, on the rally stage. Later the Jensen Healey too was raced by a small but dedicated band of drivers.This book looks at the competition history of these remarkable sports cars in rally, race and record attempt, including the competition history of many individual cars and all the ’works’ cars. This carefully researched title sheds new light on the still-glittering glories of the Big Healeys.
Jensen began as a small coachbuilding firm run by brothers Richard & Alan Jensen, their first true production car was named White Lady. This portfolio reports on the next 30 years covering the S & H types, PW, early Interceptors, the 541, 541 R & S, C-V8 & P66. Included are road & comparison tests, new model reports, performance data & an informative buying guide.
Unique Motor Books are compiled from the UK magazine “Autocar”, “Autocourse” , “Sporting Motorist” and from a wide variety of other magazines from around the world. The essential guide to all Jensen Interceptor models with rare service data, paintcode numbers, and a model by model run down, plus a look at the men behind the car.
Brooklands Books published their first book on the Jensen Interceptor in the 70s and enlarged it in the mid-80s. Both volumes proved popular and have sold out. Now the publisher has updated and expanded the Gold Portfolio for the delight of Jensen enthusiasts everywhere. Included are road and comparison tests, new model introductions, touring features, full specifications and performance data plus a ‘Buyer’s Guide’ offering advice on acquiring a good used Jensen. Models covered:- Interceptor I, II, III, SP, Convertible and four wheel drive FF I, II, III.
The story of Jensen favouring American V8 power began during the 1930s, with the building of their first prototype car. Although this pre-war period was short-lived, this would be the start of what was to eventually become one of the company’s main trademarks - the V8 engine. This new book examines the C-V8, Interceptor and FF models as well as Jensen’s use of Chrysler, Ford and General Motors engines. The history, design, development and production of these cars is covered and the book is illustrated with 300 colour photographs.