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The Jensen Brothers, their cars and after

I had the pleasure and privilege of working for Jensen Motors Ltd., as a draughtsman, in my early working life. I am probably one of the few people, still around, who can claim that they worked at the Jensen brothers’ first factory at Caters Green, West Bromwich. I started there in 1959 as a junior draughtsman. If I am honest, …

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Classic Car Show Report- Birmingham NEC November 2019

What follows includes much of what I wrote for the introduction to the 2018 show report. I make no apologies for that because I found myself making the same observations this year as I did last. So, on Friday 8th November I made my annual trip to the Lancaster Insurance sponsored Classic Car Show held at the National Exhibition Centre …

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Jensen Motors – The 541 model reaches 60

The car that we now know as the Jensen 541 was first shown at the October 1953 Earls Court, London, Motor Show. That car had aluminium body panels. In the following year a number of engineering changes were made, the most notable and ground breaking was to produce the body in Glass Fibre. The final version of Eric Neale’s stunning …