Articles tagged Ian Orford

Page 50 of June 1992 archive issue thumbnail Page 50, June 1992

Survival in the '90s

In less than quarter of an hour, the 1992 heirs to the Jensen dynasty recaptured their niches in our motoring heart. The West Bromwich company always supplied a unique, truly grand touring experience at its large wheel, charismatically blending Chrysler V8 brawn with the contradiction of a primitive tubular chassis and one of the best British leather cabins that it has been our pleasure to occupy...

Page 35 of June 1986 archive issue thumbnail Page 35, June 1986

Jensen Revival

The news of the rebirth of the Jensen, with the production running initially at about one car a month, sent me to West Bromwich with memories of driving, a long time ago, impressive Interceptors and that last-fling, the Jensen-Healey with its Vauxhall-based, Colin Chapman-devised, twin-cam engine. Promising as the latter seemed, it was perhaps the development and warranty problems engulfing this...

Page 30 of November 1983 archive issue thumbnail Page 30, November 1983

Jaguar theme at Motorfair

"It’s the first time for a dozen years that we've had an exclusive Jaguar stand" commented an enthusiastic Jaguar executive at the Earls Court Motorfair, and his pride in the new success of the company was obvious. The centrepiece was the XJ-S Cabriolet 3.6, flanked by a working cutaway of the new 24-valve AJ6 engine, an all-aluminium masterpiece that will take the marque through to the launch of...

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