1972 Jensen Interceptor III

Lot Number 386

1972 Jensen Interceptor III

Entry-level Interceptor III in a rare Reef Blue with a Light Tan interior.

  • Sold for: £21,938

Bid online during our live auction or at The Saleroom.

LIVE AUCTION: Sunday 26th March | 11.00am GMT
  • BODY COLOUR
    Reef Blue
  • DRIVE
    RHD
  • Registration Number
    REG NUMBER
    RBY 523K
  • ODOMETER READING
    88000 Miles

SUMMARY

Entry-level Interceptor III in a rare Reef Blue with a Light Tan interior.

DESCRIPTION

  • Fitted with a matching numbers, 383ci (6.3-litre) V8, which starts on the button and runs sweetly
  • With its first keeper and his family for 33 years. Six keepers in total, the current for nine years
  • Coming with a super in depth history file including the cars original build sheet and sign off pack
  • It's believed that the interior was restored prior to the current keeper. Just requires a good clean 
  • Expenditure of £14,300 during 2014 which included a gearbox rebuild, ignition, AC and brakes
  • Mainly in storage since 2014 and so few miles since the mechanical works
  • Superb history with the full factory build and sign-off pack, warranty history, workshop manual and lots of invoices 
  • The car today would benefit  from some bodywork as detailed on the condition report

SPECIFICATION

Lot Number
386
Make
JENSEN
Model
INTERCEPTOR III
Variant
Coupe
Registration Number
RBY 523K
Chassis Number
1284502
Engine Number
J2827126G
Transmission
Auto
Body Colour
Reef Blue

CCA VENDOR CONDITION REPORT

OVERALL:

74 / 135

Exterior


Bodywork:

Glass:

Paint:

Chrome:

Trim:

Remarks

Overall effect is very good but in detail the body has some corrosion on the RHF wheelarch, tailgate, 1/4 lights and rear lower quarters hole in the passenger foorwell

Interior


Door-Cards:

Carpets:

Seating:

Headlining:

Dashboard:

Boot:

Remarks

Most of the trim looks to have been replaced at some stage and is largely clean and tidy. The carpets are not so good with damage to the footwell and sill carpets

Engine


Components:

Appearance:

Starting:

Running:

Remarks

Minimal mileage since substantial expenditure, the car runs and drives (not on the road), everything appears to function but some recommissioning will be required.

Transmission


Gears:

Clutch:

Drive-Shaft:

Remarks

Transmission was rebuilt minimal miles ago.

Running Gear


Axles:

Chassis:

Suspension:

Bearings:

Brakes:

Wheels & Tyres:

Remarks

Minimal mileage since substantial expenditure, the car runs and drives (not on the road), everything appears to function but some recommissioning will be required.

Electrics


Minor:

Major:

Remarks

The car had been partially dismantled for a repaint 8 years ago, and has been loosely reassembled, all exterior electrical connections need checking eg lamps etc.

Vehicle History

Remarks

Superb history with the full factory build and sign off pack, warranty history etc. First owner was a chartered surveyor in central London, he kept the car until 1992 and his family kept it until 2005, letter on file. Workshop manual, lots of invoices and minimal mileage since £14,300 expenditure in 2014.


About the CCA Vendor Condition Report


A lot's condition report is compiled based on information provided to CCA by the vendor of the lot. CCA has no access to lots prior to a sale but does review their condition on the day of the sale. CCA strongly recommends viewing a lot prior to a sale as it cannot guarantee the accuracy of the information provided. CCA will not entertain any disputes over vendor condition reports.

Poor Numerous faults / Extensive damage / Many missing parts / Project or donor car

Fair Basic condition / Requires attention mechanically & cosmetically / Some damage / Some missing parts

Good Everyday useable classic car / Driven & enjoyed / Commensurate with age & mileage / Drives and looks as it should / Some vehicle history

Very good Almost pristine / Mechanically & cosmetically sound / Driven only occasionally / Extensive vehicle history

Excellent Pristine / Original / Documented nut & bolt ground-up restoration / Stored professionally / Trailered only / Complete vehicle history

CONSIGNOR

Consignor

For further information regarding this lot please contact Simon.

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