1954 Jensen Interceptor vs. 1985 Jensen Interceptor

To start off, 1985 Jensen Interceptor is newer by 31 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 5,898 cc (8 cylinders), 1985 Jensen Interceptor is equipped with a bigger engine. In terms of performance, 1985 Jensen Interceptor (242 HP @ 4200 RPM) has 112 more horse power than 1954 Jensen Interceptor. (130 HP @ 3700 RPM) In normal driving conditions, 1985 Jensen Interceptor should accelerate faster than 1954 Jensen Interceptor. With that said, vehicle weight also plays an important factor in acceleration. 1985 Jensen Interceptor weights approximately 225 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, 1985 Jensen Interceptor (418 Nm @ 2000 RPM) has 131 more torque (in Nm) than 1954 Jensen Interceptor. (287 Nm @ 2200 RPM). This means 1985 Jensen Interceptor will have an easier job in driving up hills or pulling heavy equipment than 1954 Jensen Interceptor.

Compare all specifications:

1954 Jensen Interceptor 1985 Jensen Interceptor
Make Jensen Jensen
Model Interceptor Interceptor
Year Released 1954 1985
Engine Position Front Front
Engine Size 3993 cc 5898 cc
Engine Cylinders 6 cylinders 8 cylinders
Engine Type in-line in-line
Horse Power 130 HP 242 HP
Engine RPM 3700 RPM 4200 RPM
Torque 287 Nm 418 Nm
Torque RPM 2200 RPM 2000 RPM
Fuel Type Gasoline Gasoline
Vehicle Weight 1495 kg 1720 kg
Vehicle Length 4780 mm 4760 mm
Vehicle Width 1680 mm 1760 mm
Vehicle Height 1480 mm 1360 mm
Wheelbase Size 2860 mm 2680 mm


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