1968 Jensen Interceptor

FF Mk I

Summary

  • Year of manufacture 
    1968
  • Car type 
    Coupé
  • ABS
    Yes
  • Drive 
    RHD
  • Condition 
    Used
  • Exterior brand colour 
    Red
  • Interior colour 
    Other
  • Interior type 
    Leather
  • Location
  • Exterior colour 
    Other
  • Gearbox 
    Automatic
  • Drivetrain 
    2wd
  • Fuel type 
    Petrol

Description

Coys Auction - Spring Classics
Royal Horticultural Halls
Elverton St
Westminster
London SW1

Thursday 12th March 2009
Registration Number: NCJ 300G Chassis Number: 119059
Externally, the Jensen FF resembled the more common Vignale styled Interceptor, but it had a four inch longer wheelbase, in addtion to the bonnet, a bonnet scoop, brushed metal roof and dual side vents. Beneath the skin, however, it was a different matter. Remarkably for a small company, Jensen scored two important automotive firsts: the FF was the first production car to employ the Ferguson four-wheel-drive system and the first to have anti-lock brakes. Audi bought an FF, drove it to destruction and finished up convinced of the merit of 4WD. Working in conjunction with Ferguson, Audi eventually built the Quattro, revolutionised rallying and attracted many imitators. Mercedes-Benz is fond of claiming to be the first manufacturer to offer ABS (as an option), but the FF had