The Progress So Far…

The job of restoring this very special Jensen Interceptor began in October 2014. Silverstone Auctions approached Cropredy Bridge, highly respected Jensen specialists, to undertake the work at their base in Oxfordshire. As of May 2015 the car has had the



As well as documenting the restoration process, why not take a look below at the picture gallery featuring photos of the car during its restoration. We’ll be updating the gallery through the car’s restoration. You can also view all the gallery

Eric Morcambe

The History

This very special 1968 Jensen Interceptor, chassis number 115/2977 left the Jensen factory on Kelvin Way in West Bromwich on the 23rd September 1968, and was delivered to its first owner, Mr Eric Morecambe, shortly afterwards. Residing at Morecambe’s house

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