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  • Rare British GT from limited production
  • V8 383 ci engine, TorqueFlite transmission
  • Original condition, fully functional
  • Beautiful complete interior, preserved chrome, roof etc.
  • All documents were checked and the car was photographed personally by Auctomobile
  • Other features: possibility of assisting with registration, transport, insurance, storage and Trusted Checkout payment
  • Please note that this car will be available for viewing by prior appointment near Pisek, Czechia

In the landscape of automotive history, certain vehicles stand out not only for their performance but also for their sheer elegance and charm. Among these icons is the Jensen Interceptor, a masterpiece that seamlessly blends British craftsmanship with American power. Let's delve into the allure of this timeless classic and explore why it continues to captivate enthusiasts even decades after its production.

A Fusion of Style and Power:
The Jensen Interceptor, produced by the British manufacturer Jensen Motors from 1966 to 1976, represented the pinnacle of automotive luxury and performance during its era. However, it was the 1972 model year that truly showcased the zenith of its design and engineering.

At the heart of the Interceptor III lay a potent 6.3-liter Chrysler V8 engine, delivering a formidable 330 horsepower. This robust powerplant, mated to a smooth TorqueFlite automatic transmission, propelled the Interceptor III from 0 to 100 kmh in just 7.8 seconds—a remarkable feat for its time. Yet, it wasn't just about raw power; the Interceptor III offered a refined driving experience, with its power-assisted steering and advanced independent rear suspension providing excellent handling and ride comfort.

Exquisite Design Details:
Beyond its impressive performance, the 1972 Jensen Interceptor III exuded an aura of sophistication and style. Its sleek and aerodynamic body, designed by Carrozzeria Touring of Italy, featured clean lines, a distinctive front grille, and elegant chrome accents that epitomized automotive luxury of the era.

Step inside the cabin, and you're greeted by a sumptuous interior crafted with the finest materials. Plush leather upholstery, deep-pile carpets, and polished wood trim adorned the spacious cabin, creating an ambiance of opulence and refinement. The dashboard, adorned with an array of gauges and controls, reflected the meticulous attention to detail that defined Jensen's craftsmanship.

Innovative Features Ahead of Its Time:
What set the 1972 Jensen Interceptor III apart from its contemporaries were its innovative features that were ahead of their time. Noteworthy among these was the inclusion of air conditioning, power windows, and a high-quality audio system—luxuries that were not yet commonplace in many vehicles of the era.

Moreover, the Interceptor III boasted advanced safety features, including front disc brakes and a collapsible steering column, underscoring Jensen's commitment to driver and passenger safety—a testament to its progressive engineering ethos.

Enduring Legacy:
While production of the Jensen Interceptor ceased in 1976, its legacy endures to this day. Revered by automotive enthusiasts and collectors alike, the Interceptor remains a sought-after classic, cherished for its timeless design, exhilarating performance, and unparalleled craftsmanship.

Restoration projects and enthusiast clubs dedicated to the Interceptor abound, ensuring that its spirit lives on for generations to come. Whether cruising along scenic roads or gracing the lawns of prestigious concours d'elegance events, the 1972 Jensen Interceptor III continues to captivate all who behold its timeless elegance and hear the thunderous roar of its mighty V8 engine.

In an age where automotive design and engineering continue to evolve, the 1972 Jensen Interceptor III stands as a beacon of timeless elegance and performance. With its striking design, formidable power, and innovative features, it remains a symbol of an era when craftsmanship and luxury were paramount. As automotive enthusiasts continue to celebrate its legacy, the Interceptor III reminds us that true beauty and excellence are timeless, transcending the boundaries of time and technology.

The car on offer is in nice, original condition, with minor traces of easily resolved rust. The bottom line is that it is complete and fully functional. Mention should be made of the very nice leather interior, with ample luxury befitting the class of large GTs. We would add that even the vinyl roof or chrome trims are in very good condition, and the mechanicals work fine as well. The car in a beautiful colour combination has European papers and is ready to be registered.




Production date1972
Body TypeCoupe
Engine6.277 ccm, 335 PS, V8
SteeringRight Hand Drive
LayoutRear Wheel Drive
Color - exteriorRed / Black vinyl roof
Color - interiorBrown leather
Miles/Kilometers shown66.207 mls
Chassis / VIN128 4812
Location - CountryCzechia
Location - CityPisek


3-door coupe body type; RWD (rear-wheel drive), automatic 3-speed gearbox; gasoline (petrol) engine with displacement: 6277 cm3 / 383 cui, advertised power: 246 kW / 330 hp / 335 PS (SAE), torque: 556 Nm; characteristic dimensions: outside length: 4775 mm, width: 1753 mm, wheelbase: 2667 mm; reference weights: base curb weight: 1810 kg; top speed: 217 km/h (135 mph) (declared by factory); accelerations: 0-60 mph 7.5 s, 0-100 km/h 7.8 s (declared by factory)

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