1954 Jensen Interceptor vs. 1963 Jensen 541

To start off, 1963 Jensen 541 is newer by 9 year(s). Which means there will be less support and parts availability for 1954 Jensen Interceptor. In addition, the cost of maintenance, including insurance, on 1954 Jensen Interceptor would be higher. Both 1954 Jensen Interceptor and 1963 Jensen 541 are equipped with a 3,993 cc engine. In terms of performance, 1954 Jensen Interceptor (130 HP @ 3700 RPM) has 1 more horse power than 1963 Jensen 541. (129 HP @ 4100 RPM). In normal driving conditions, 1954 Jensen Interceptor should accelerate faster than 1963 Jensen 541. With that said, vehicle weight also plays an important factor in acceleration. 1954 Jensen Interceptor weights approximately 20 kg more than 1963 Jensen 541. So despite on having greater horse power, its additional weight may have an impact towards its acceleration in comparison.

Let's talk about torque, 1963 Jensen 541 (310 Nm @ 2400 RPM) has 23 more torque (in Nm) than 1954 Jensen Interceptor. (287 Nm @ 2200 RPM). This means 1963 Jensen 541 will have an easier job in driving up hills or pulling heavy equipment than 1954 Jensen Interceptor.

Compare all specifications:

1954 Jensen Interceptor 1963 Jensen 541
Make Jensen Jensen
Model Interceptor 541
Year Released 1954 1963
Engine Position Front Front
Engine Size 3993 cc 3993 cc
Engine Cylinders 6 cylinders 6 cylinders
Engine Type in-line in-line
Valves per Cylinder 2 valves 2 valves
Horse Power 130 HP 129 HP
Engine RPM 3700 RPM 4100 RPM
Torque 287 Nm 310 Nm
Torque RPM 2200 RPM 2400 RPM
Engine Bore Size 87.3 mm 87.3 mm
Engine Stroke Size 111.1 mm 111.1 mm
Fuel Type Gasoline Gasoline
Vehicle Weight 1495 kg 1475 kg
Vehicle Length 4780 mm 4530 mm
Vehicle Width 1680 mm 1610 mm
Vehicle Height 1480 mm 1350 mm
Wheelbase Size 2860 mm 2670 mm


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