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1973 Jensen Healey MK II Convertible. Several cars available, including parts cars and 1972 to 1975 Jensen Healeys. Also available are six Jensen GTs. Ranging from good condition to parts car. All cars are stored under cover in dry southern Arizona. Entertaining all offers for the collection and the parts.
In case you’re not up on your slightly obscure late LBCs, or Little British Cars, the 1972-1975 Jensen Healey was the creation of body specialists Jensen – then owned by famed car importer Kjell Qvale – and sports-car innovator Donald Healey. This pairing wasn’t new, as BMC had contracted Jensen to built the bodies for the Austin-Healey 100, 100-6 and 3000. The sports car that combines their name was on the pricey side ($4,795, when an open MGB cost $3,320 and a 911T cost $7,250), but it was designed for occupant comfort and powered by a zesty DOHC 16-valve Lotus 907 four-cylinder making an enthusiastic 140hp at 6,500 RPM and 130-lbs.ft. of torque at 5,000 RPM. From 1972 through early 1974 that engine was backed with a four-speed manual, although a five-speed stepped in through the end of the run.
Many of these examples sport popular factory and aftermarket accessory hard tops.
The seller’s images show at least two of the exceedingly rare Jensen Healey-based Jensen GTs, which shared their sporty wagon-esque “shooting brake” design with standouts like the Volvo 1800ES. Donald Healey had left the company by then, taking his surname with him, and just 509 of the $9,975 GTs were built, all for the 1976 model year.
Keeping the forlorn Jensen Healeys company is an equally dry and complete-appearing Chrysler V-8-powered Jensen Interceptor.