The Jensen Interceptor is on the top 10 list of exotic cars I could potentially own, my other top 10 list features cars like the Ferrari 250 GTO, the Aston Martin DB4 GT Zagato and the Jaguar XKSS but unless I get really good at hot-wiring, they probably aren’t that realistic.
The Interceptor is appealing for a number of reasons, the name is brilliant, the styling screams 1970s GT and the choice of a 6.3 or 7.2 litre V8 makes testosterone leap out of my face.
If you’re a fan of Top Gear you might have seen the recent feature they did on the Jensen, if you haven’t seen it you can . It’s great to know they feel the same way about this car as me and many other red blooded males, despite the fact that they tease it a little, although in retrospect they always seem to tease cars they love the most.
The Jensen Interceptor III pictured here has just undergone a £75,000 restoration, probably making it one of the finest examples of the marque anywhere in the world, it’s due to hit the auction block at the , on the 16th May 2012.