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The 3½ Litre was a car made by Jensen between 1936 and 1941.

The 3½ Litre was the first true Jensen car. The standard Ford V8 chassis had been modified more comprehensively by being both lengthened and lowered. Transverse leaf-springs were fitted all round with Luvax hydraulic shock absorbers.

The engine was a modified 3622cc Ford V8 by fitetd higher-compression aluminium cylinder heads and twin SU carburettors. This raised the power output from 65bhp to 95bhp. The car was fitted with a three-speed gearbox (with synchromesh on the 2nd and 3rd gears) as well as a single plate clutch. The top speed of the car was 89mph (143kmh).

The chassis was 10ft 6in long and cable operated brakes were fitted on all four wheels. These were controlled by a Dewandre servo.

The tourer cost £645 and the saloon cost £695.

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