The look of these cars when viewed from the
side could be said to be reminiscent of early Jaguar cars, head on possibly Aston Martin,
and from the rear one thinks of Porsche. However Jensen developed with the
541S quite an original and distinctive aero dynamic design without any sacrifice to space
I still consider it to be one of the most
attractive four seater cars of that era that still attracts admiration today.
Our Jensen 541S Manual
Readers will by now realise that I
rather like these cars, that is certainly true, and we own 5 out of the 22
made. It will not be easy to buy a good manual 541S as only 15 more at most
They are identified by
the chassis number prefix of 102 (there were two prototypes made with the chassis number
JM EXP 100 and JM EXP 102). The hunt would be worthwhile, if one could be
found, as such a car would cost less than an ordinary 'E' type Jaguar in reasonable
My bet is that this situation will not last
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