An all-new version of the Jensen Interceptor will be unveiled late next year – and it will be engineered, developed and built by British specialist automotive group CPP.
Healey Sports Cars Switzerland, which owns the Jensen brand, has appointed CPP Global Holdings to develop a modern-day version of the Italian-styled, West Bromwich-built Interceptor grand tourer, which was built between 1966 and 1976.
The car will be a four-seat GT, like the original version. It will be based on an all-new aluminium chassis and handcrafted aluminium body.
Work on the design is said to be at an advanced stage. A team of Coventry-based design consultants employed by HSCS has completed the design. CPP will finalise the new Interceptor’s development in Coventry and manufacture it at a new production facility on Browns Lane from 2014. Last month CPP announced plans to build its new base at Browns Lane, which was the site of Jaguar production for several decades.