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1973 Jensen Interceptor MkIII

1973 Jensen Interceptor MkIII in The Inspector Lynley Mysteries: Well Schooled in Murder, Movie made for TV, 2002 IMDB

Class: Cars, CoupÚ — Model origin: UK

1973 Jensen Interceptor MkIII

[*][*][*][*] Vehicle used a lot by a main character or for a long time

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ben68 BE

2006-10-08 10:32

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I discovered this series yesterday on the Belgian (flemish) TV. In the telefilm "Well Schooled In Murder", Lynley's car appears a lot. It's a very nice royal blue Jensen Interceptor, registered "OCL 888 M". I don't have a snapshot, unfortunately. I could not assess the year the car was built, but with the registration number, this should be feasible for someone accessing the registrations UK database.

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Sunbar UK

2006-10-08 11:48

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DVLA site non working currently - Data from RAC site as follows
Manufacturer JENSEN
Model INTERCEPTOR III AUTO
Body type 2 DOOR SALOON
Colour BLUE
Fuel type PETROL
Date manufactured 01 January 0001 (default date when unknown)
Number of previous owners 7
Last owner change 01 December 2003

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stronghold EN

2006-10-08 12:03

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I thought I saw Lynley driving a Bristol before.?

ben68 BE

2006-10-08 19:54

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stronghold wrote I thought I saw Lynley driving a Bristol before.?


Indeed. Lynley's usual car seems to be the Bristol recorded on this site (/vehicle_32531-Bristol-410-1968.html).
Don't know why he is using the blue Jensen in this "episode". As it's one of the early ones ('Well Schooled in Murder' is the first "episode" following the pilot movie), I guess the Jensen was his first usual car till he got/drove the Bristol later on.
By the way, it was the first time ever I watched one telefilm about Lynley's investigations which were to me totally unknown so far.

Update :
- OCL 888M - 1973 Jensen Interceptor MkIII, chassis 13678886, engine 35C11598 (http://www.motorbase.com/auctionlot/by-id/777109116/)
- From Wikipedia (about Jensen Interceptors): Inspector Lynley (Nathaniel Parker) drives one in the earlier seasons of "The Inspector Lynley Mysteries". He drives a Bristol in the later seasons.

-- Last edit: 2006-10-08 20:23:57

Sandie SX

2013-01-16 01:47

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