1954 Jensen Interceptor vs. 1968 Jensen FF

To start off, 1968 Jensen FF is newer by 14 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. At 6,276 cc (8 cylinders), 1968 Jensen FF is equipped with a bigger engine. In terms of performance, 1968 Jensen FF (279 HP @ 4600 RPM) has 149 more horse power than 1954 Jensen Interceptor. (130 HP @ 3700 RPM) In normal driving conditions, 1968 Jensen FF should accelerate faster than 1954 Jensen Interceptor. With that said, vehicle weight also plays an important factor in acceleration. 1968 Jensen FF weights approximately 480 kg more than 1954 Jensen Interceptor. So despite on having greater horse power, its additional weight may have an impact towards its acceleration in comparison.

Let's talk about torque, 1968 Jensen FF (587 Nm @ 2800 RPM) has 300 more torque (in Nm) than 1954 Jensen Interceptor. (287 Nm @ 2200 RPM). This means 1968 Jensen FF will have an easier job in driving up hills or pulling heavy equipment than 1954 Jensen Interceptor.

Compare all specifications:

1954 Jensen Interceptor 1968 Jensen FF
Make Jensen Jensen
Model Interceptor FF
Year Released 1954 1968
Engine Position Front Front
Engine Size 3993 cc 6276 cc
Engine Cylinders 6 cylinders 8 cylinders
Engine Type in-line in-line
Valves per Cylinder 2 valves 2 valves
Horse Power 130 HP 279 HP
Engine RPM 3700 RPM 4600 RPM
Torque 287 Nm 587 Nm
Torque RPM 2200 RPM 2800 RPM
Engine Bore Size 87.3 mm 108 mm
Engine Stroke Size 111.1 mm 85.9 mm
Fuel Type Gasoline Gasoline
Vehicle Weight 1495 kg 1975 kg
Vehicle Length 4780 mm 4860 mm
Vehicle Width 1680 mm 1760 mm
Vehicle Height 1480 mm 1360 mm
Wheelbase Size 2860 mm 2780 mm


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