Classic cars on show

John Bell, 57, of Blyth, with his 1964 Jensen CV8, which he restored over ten years. Picture: Liz Mockler D8700LM
John Bell, 57, of Blyth, with his 1964 Jensen CV8, which he restored over ten years. Picture: Liz Mockler D8700LM

classIC car enthusiasts from across the country drove into town to show off their pride and joy.

Members of the Jensen Owners’ Club meet for the group’s annual ramble and rally.

The event at the Charnwood Hotel in Blyth attracted around 70 vintage models.

Among the exhibitors was John Bell, 57, of Blyth, who turned up in his 1964 Jensen CV8 which he spent a decade restoring.

Jensen began as a small coachbuilding firm run by brothers Richard and Alan Jensen in 1934 after they bought the firm. The pair then diversified into car production. Classics produced by the firm include the Interceptor and the 541.