THE JENSEN FF MUSEUM & ARCHIVE
DEVOTED TO THE JENSEN FF, THE WORLD'S FIRST PRODUCTION FOUR-WHEEL-DRIVE CAR,
Welcome to The Jensen FF Museum website. Our mission is to offer an insight to the Jensen FF, the first production four-wheel-drive car, and to maintain histories of each of the 320 Jensen FF cars made. We would very much like to hear from you, if you own a Jensen FF car today, or if you owned one in the past, or perhaps your father or grandfather owned one.
Parted For Forty Years
It was back in the 1970s when something went wrong with the transmission / four-wheel-drive unit (T119-005 / 102-005) from Jensen FF 119/004. Typically Jensen Motors would pull the unit out, and exchange it against a re-built unit off the shelf. Some decade or so later, the original unit from 119/004 had been acquired from Jensen Parts & Service by the then owner of 119/059, and retained as a spare.......see more under news.
Our Vintage Watch of the Month for Sale
Enicar Sherpa Guide, the watch with the Everest connection !
Back in the 1950s / 1960s, the Swiss watch manufacturer, Enicar, were well known and respected for their range of robust diver, and GMT aviation watches. It was watches from this range which were worn by the Swiss Himalayan expedition to Everest. It is argued that Enicar provided the first watches ever taken to the top of Everest, and not Rolex. However, poor documentation of the expedition has left that accolade open to conjecture. In homage to the 1956 Swiss expedition, Enicar launched their aptly named range of Sherpa Guide watches. The Sherpa Guide 600 being their flagship model........
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