Month: January 2021

Junkyard Gem: 1974 Jensen-Healey | Autoblog

North American athletics-car buyers in 1974 faced an exciting problem. Say you experienced $7,000 to commit (about $39,000 in 2020 bucks) and you wished a light-weight European convertible with a good deal of ability and slinky superior seems to be. The Porsche 911 and Jaguar E-Sort ended up out of your selling price vary (and the 911 Targa wasn’t a accurate convertible, anyway), the low-priced MGB, Triumph TR6, and Fiat 124 Activity Spider ended up also slow, and the Triumph Stag’s Rube Goldberg-made engine frightened anyone. But wait around! Alfa Romeo offered the beautiful and fast Spider Veloce 2000 for $6,550, even though your area Jensen dealer offered the devilish-seeking Jensen-Healey for just $five,545 and the Jensen-Healey was lighter and much more potent than the Alfa. Here’s 1 of these cars in Colorado, consigned to the crusher’s waiting around place after a lot of a long time of awaiting

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