Rare classic Jensen MK III FF car goes on sale in Sidmouth at auction later this month

A rare four-wheel drive classic car kept in a garage for several years is being auctioned in Sidmouth later this month.

The 1971 Jensen MK III FF has a 6276cc petrol engine, 83,285 miles on the clock, and is being sold at an online auction with Potburys, on Tuesday, September 29.

The four-wheel drive grand tourer, produced between 1966 and 1971, is being sold on behalf of a local owner.

The auction house said just 320 FFs were produced, and of those 15 were the MK III model.

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The car coming to auction later this month is a 1971-registered blue MK III FF with beige leather upholstery.

A spokeswoman for Potburys said: “Today the FF is the most sought-after car originally manufactured by Jensen Motors.”

She added: “The MK III FF, garaged for several years, is being sold on behalf of a local owner.

“Due to its rarity, there is likely to be a good deal of interest in this classic car.”

The Jensen FF four-wheel drive grand tourer was the first non-all-terrain production car equipped with four-wheel drive and an anti-lock braking system.

The car coming to auction later this month is a 1971-registered blue MK III FF with beige leather upholstery.

It has a 6276cc petrol engine and 83,285 miles on the odometer.

Viewing is by appointment only at the Temple Street sale room in Sidmouth on Saturday, September 26, 9am until 1pm, and Monday, September 28, 9am until 7pm.

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