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1972-1976 Jensen-Healey and Jensen GT


1972-1976 Jensen-Healey and Jensen GT Specifications

The Jensen-Healey and Jensen GT models took a great deal of wrangling before engineers finally settled on a design. In its short lifespan, Jensen put out almost 11,000 cars; here are the specifications for those vehicles.

Jensen-Healey/Jensen GT Calendar-Year Production

Jensen-Healey
1972
705
1973
3,846
1974
4,550
1975
1,301
1976
51
Total
10,453
Jensen GT
1975-1976
473
Total, all types 10,926*
*(Includes 7,709 deliveries to North America)

1972-76 Jensen-Healey and Jensen GT Selected Specifications

General
Wheelbase (in.) 92.0
Overall length (in.)
162.0 (rdstr), 165.8 (GT)
Overall width (in.) 63.25
Overall height (in.) 47.75* (rdstr), 48.5 (GT)
Tread, front/rear (in.) 53.25/52.5
Fuel tank (gal)
13 (rdstr), 14.4 (GT)
Construction
Layout front engine, rear-wheel drive
Type unitized body/chassis
Material steel
Engine
Type inline dohc 4-cylinder
Material alloy block and head
BoreXstroke (in./mm)
3.75/95.232.73/69.3
Displacement (cid/cc) 120.5/1,973
Horsepower @ rpm
140 @ 6,500
Torque (lb-ft) @ rpm 130 @ 5,000
Compression ratio 8.4:1
Main bearings 5
Valve lifters mechanical
Carburetors twin 2-bbl Stromberg**
Electrical system 12-volt
Driveline
Transmission (1972-1974***)
four-speed manual, flour-mounted shifter
Transmission (1975-1976***) five-speed manual, flour-mounted shifter
Driveshaft
one-piece
Final-drive ratio

(1972-1974***)
3.73:1
(1975-1976***)
3.45:1
Suspension

Front
independent coil-spring-and-wishbone with tubular hydraulic shock absorbers
Rear
live axle with trailing and semitrailing links, coil springs, tubular shock absorbers
Steering and Brakes

Steering type
rack-and-pinion
Brake type
hydraulic, power-assisted front disc, internal-expanding rear drum
Brake diameter (in.)

rear/front
10.0/9.0
Tires and Wheels
Tire size
185/70HR13
Wheel type
cast aluminum

*Top down; 48.5 with top erect. **North American models. All other markets, twin two-barrel Dellorto. ***Model years.

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