Status: Sold
Year: 1975
Make: Jensen
Model: Interceptor Mark III
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$75,000



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SOLD: 1975 Jensen Interceptor Mark III Convertible

This is a properly-restored, very rare Jensen convertible that has been completely sorted and had all the questionable bits replaced. It is not an 100-point car, and was not restored to be. But it is a very, very nice high-point car that would look good in anyone’s garage or in front of a stately home – and it drives like a dream.

Full body-on professional restoration, including:

  • new chrome bumpers and rocker panels
  • new red finish, hand-rubbed
  • dead-straight body panels
  • new factory-made hood from Britain
  • new hood struts
  • interior leather restored
  • new burled walnut veneer
  • some new carpet as needed
  • new front wiring loom
  • new wiring as needed throughout, including power top and rear lights
  • new top relays and pump
  • new power window motors
  • new/refurbished dash rocker switches
  • new trunk liners/carpet
  • restored original fire extinguisher and jack
  • very good top
  • new weatherstripping
  • undercarriage stripped of old undercoat and re-coated
  • wheels hand-stripped, polished and re-painted with high-impact paint
  • engine and transmission overhauled as needed, new seals, gaskets, hoses, connectors, battery, fans, fan transformers, alternator, etc.
  • underhood detailed
  • re-chromed Jensen valve covers
  • new brakes
  • newer exhaust and brake lines
  • owner’s manual, shop manuals, advertising materials, etc.
  • spare black convertible top in the box

Here are the car’s deficiencies:

  • the tonneau cover has shrunk too much to be used. I have a person ready to make and properly fit a new one for $750 but haven’t got around to it yet.
  • the AC needs to be recharged. I haven’t been driving the car and so haven’t dealt with this yet, either.
  • there is one small blemish on the newly-rechromed rear bumper, hardly noticeable but there. The chrome shop has gone out of business so I can’t pursue them, but most people wouldn’t likely see it anyway.
  • Like most Jensens, the door open retainers don’t work well.

 
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