The P66 now owned by Derek Chapman

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The P66 now owned by Derek Chapman

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The unique Jensen P66 fixed head now has a new custodian - marque expert Derek Chapman.

The P66 was designed by Eric Neale as a replacement for the Jensen produced Healey 3000, a prototype soft top and hard top were produced, only the hard top seen here survives. The Jensen board decided not to go ahead with the project and instead went to Vignale for a replacement for the C-V8, which became the Interceptor. This then prompted the resignation of Eric Neale and the Jensen brothers themselves, so this is the last Jensen model produced while Richard and Alan Jensen were at the helm.

After many years ownership has passed from Mike Williams. Mike bought the car in the late 1980s and had it restored by the factory, it has been seen at many JOC events over the years. Mike still has his Lincoln powered H type (another unique car) to keep him busy so will not be Jensen-less. :D

Some photos from old events (2005 and 2007, photos from Nic Cooper)

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Former owner Mike Williams at the wheel

These videos of Derek enjoying the car in Cambridgeshire were taken by Derek's son:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Zfw_S192A_Y

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=iyo7Lj2sMD0

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BjequCWJXkY

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xxjtAjR4c0o

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cU9A89xLwxc

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sH2fQo1yxjA
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what a lovely colour combination with the upholstery. What colour is that though: sage?
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Any chance of pictures of the interior and dashboard?
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Derek is over in Switzerland at the moment and will provide some more photos on his return
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