Designed in February 1953, The Jensen 541 is a classic 2 door, four seater GT Saloon which was launched at the Earls Court Motor show in October 1954 with full production starting at the same time.
The Jensen 541 Deluxe was the first British Motor car to market a production saloon fitted with disc brakes to all four wheels.
Introduced at the 1960 Motor Show, the Jensen 541-s with a completely restyled body being 4” wider than the previous model with 11/2” more headroom and again using the Austin DS5 engine, Now with automatic transmission as standard and the option of a manual gearbox.
Jensen fitted seatbelts as standard equipment on the 541S notching up another first for the company by being the first British manufacturer to do so.
The extra weight and the automatic transmition of the 541S impacted on performance, a road test in February 1961 by The Autocar showed a top speed of 108.5 and slower acceleration times. Production continued until 1963 alongside the new CV8 model.
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