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Sam Schmidt Takes Jay Leno for a Whirl in His C7 Corvette Z06

Sam Schmidt Takes Jay Leno for a Whirl in His C7 Corvette Z06

Many people admire Sam Schmidt’s gumption for getting back behind the wheel after a fateful crash paralyzed him from the neck down back in 2000. However, his latest gesture of letting Jay Leno ride in his customized C7 Corvette Z06 deserves just as much of a head nod.   Schmidt’s C7 Corvette Z06 came from advanced […]

 Kyle Johnson

[VIDEO] Is Anyone Really Surprised That Jay Leno Got a 2017 Ford GT?

[VIDEO] Is Anyone Really Surprised That Jay Leno Got a 2017 Ford GT?

You probably know Jay Leno as the star of the 1989 action-comedy Collision Course, which without question goes down as one of the more significant works of cinema. Apart from having starred in a clear contender for funniest film ever made and being a contender for the funniest human being ever to have breathed air […]

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1969 Chevy Camaro with 1,000 Horsepower Hypnotizes Comedian Jay Leno

1969 Chevy Camaro with 1,000 Horsepower Hypnotizes Comedian Jay Leno

There have been a number of old-school performance cars featured this season on Jay Leno’s Garage, including a 1987 Buick Grand National and 1967 Chevrolet Corvette, but neither of those vehicles packed as much power as the 1969 Camaro G-Code. Car Care 101: Have you heard about the hidden benefits that come with detailing your car? […]

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Acura NSX Customers, Including Jay Leno, Receive Custom Video

Acura NSX Customers, Including Jay Leno, Receive Custom Video

The 2017 Acura NSX may be a $160,000 supercar, but you do get a pretty good customer service experience for all of that dough. At least, that’s the idea behind the new “NSX Originals” campaign, which gives each NSX owner a personalized film that matches the exact specs and serial number of their individual vehicle. […]

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Jay Leno Takes Neil deGrasse Tyson for a Ride in His Jet Car

Jay Leno Takes Neil deGrasse Tyson for a Ride in His Jet Car

Not everyone loved Jay Leno when he was host of The Tonight Show on NBC, but we definitely aren’t getting tired of the car-related shenanigans he keeps getting involved in ever since he retired. Jay Leno’s Garage is more than just a web series: it’s also a real, physical garage full of exotic European cars, […]

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Jay Leno Teaches Brad Paisley How to Do a Burnout in the 2017 Camaro ZL1 [VIDEO]

Jay Leno Teaches Brad Paisley How to Do a Burnout in the 2017 Camaro ZL1 [VIDEO]

Brad Paisley is many things—a country music star, a South Park character, an accidental racist… But one thing that he is decidedly not is a professional driver. That fact was made abundantly clear during a recent guest spot on Jay Leno’s Garage, in which Paisley and host Jay Leno take the new 2017 Chevy Camaro […]

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Die Hard Corvette Lover Joe Biden Does Burnout in ’67 Stingray with Jay Leno

Die Hard Corvette Lover Joe Biden Does Burnout in ’67 Stingray with Jay Leno

No matter which presidential ticket ends up in the White House after this election is over, it’s doubtful that either Clinton/Kaine or Trump/Pence will be able to match the current administration’s zeal for vintage Chevy Corvettes. And that, my friends, is a shame for this great nation of ours. For safety and security reasons, presidents […]

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Jay Leno Spotlights 57 Chevy Built by Father and Son Team of US Veterans

Jay Leno Spotlights 57 Chevy Built by Father and Son Team of US Veterans

There are two things we’ve come to expect from the show Jay Leno’s Garage: famous cars and famous people. Whether he is racing a Jet Dragster or checking out the car collections of fellow comics like Jeff Dunham or Joe Rogan, host Jay Leno tends to feature vehicles or people that are unique or recognizable. […]

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Jay Leno Drives David Spade’s 1987 Buick Grand National

Jay Leno Drives David Spade’s 1987 Buick Grand National

If there is one thing that Jay Leno’s Garage has taught us, it’s that a lot of stand-up comics are car guys. In addition to the host’s own well-documented obsession with all things motorized, the show has featured quite a few comedians in cars (though, perhaps to avoid copyright infringement, they’re never shown getting coffee). […]

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Jay Leno Drag Races Tim Allen in an 850-Horsepower Toyota Camry [VIDEO]

Jay Leno Drag Races Tim Allen in an 850-Horsepower Toyota Camry [VIDEO]

For a segment on his CNBC show Jay Leno’s Garage, host Jay Leno invited his fellow comedian/sworn nemesis Tim Allen back to the show for another race. This time, it was meant to be a matchup of two “totally stock” cars. But of course… boys will be boys. Jay chose a 1966 Dodge Coronet still […]

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Jay Leno Races C6 Corvette, Gets Blown Away By Jet Dragster

Jay Leno Races C6 Corvette, Gets Blown Away By Jet Dragster

In a recent episode of Jay Leno’s Garage, the comedian and car enthusiast spotlighted Chris and Elaine Larsen, the husband-and-wife team behind Larsen Motorsports in Orlando, Florida. Chris is the builder, while his wife Elaine is the reigning two-time Jet Dragster World Champion. Leno talks to both of them about their racing history, as well […]

 Patrick Grieve

Jeff Dunham Shows Off His Collection of AMC Gremlins to Jay Leno

Jeff Dunham Shows Off His Collection of AMC Gremlins to Jay Leno

There seems to be a big crossover between comedy and car enthusiasm, with many comedians having a unique affection for certain types of vehicles. For example, well-respected comic Jerry Seinfeld is a well-known Porsche aficionado, Indianapolis-born late night host David Letterman loves Indy racing, buff UFC commenter Joe Rogan is obsessed with American muscle, and […]

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Jay Leno Crashes in Iconic Hemi Under Glass Plymouth Barracuda

Jay Leno Crashes in Iconic Hemi Under Glass Plymouth Barracuda

Like many car enthusiasts, Jay Leno has had a thing for the Hurst Hemi Under Glass Plymouth Barracuda since he was a kid. This vehicle, which has a Hemi engine tucked back under the rear glass, has the perfect rear weight bias that allows it to be a great wheel-stander. This vehicle is known for […]

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Jay Leno Goes Two-Wheeling in a Hemi Under Glass Barracuda, Ends Up No-Wheeling [VIDEO]

Jay Leno Goes Two-Wheeling in a Hemi Under Glass Barracuda, Ends Up No-Wheeling [VIDEO]

The Hurst Hemi Under Glass series of drag racing cars made a name for themselves in the late sixties and early seventies with their unique ability to stand up on their hind wheels. The original vehicle’s name (and two-wheeling abilities) came from the fact that it featured a gigantic, 2,500-horsepower Hemi engine placed in the […]

 Derrick Brown

One-of-a-Kind, Jay Leno-Owned Harley-Davidson Ford F-150 Being Auctioned in Scottsdale

One-of-a-Kind, Jay Leno-Owned Harley-Davidson Ford F-150 Being Auctioned in Scottsdale

Did you hear about this, did you see this? Ford and Jay Leno are combining forces to auction a one-of-a-kind 2000 Harley-Davidson F-150 built by the former and owned by the latter at the upcoming 45th Anniversary Barrett-Jackson Scottsdale Auction at the end of the month. All proceeds raised by the sale of the truck […]

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Jay Leno Drives Almost Invincible 1942 Dodge Power Wagon

Jay Leno Drives Almost Invincible 1942 Dodge Power Wagon

When you think of a heavy-duty pickup truck, it’s likely you don’t think about Dodge—but this wasn’t always the case. During World War II, the military used the Dodge Power Wagon to help out in combat, but the powerful vehicle’s legendary hard work didn’t stop there. It was even used for big jobs like mining […]

 Patrick Grieve

Real-Life Villain Jay Leno Drives Hot Wheels Darth Vader Car [VIDEO]

Real-Life Villain Jay Leno Drives Hot Wheels Darth Vader Car [VIDEO]

If you are one of those people who will always think of Jay Leno as late night television’s greatest villain, prepare to seethe with righteous anger as you watch this gif, in which Leno laughs maniacally while driving the Hot Wheels Darth Vader Car. If “Jay Leno’s Garage” could have afforded the rights to “The […]

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Jay Leno Drives the Aston Martin DB10 from SPECTRE

Jay Leno Drives the Aston Martin DB10 from <em>SPECTRE<em>

Jay Leno has an unwavering commitment to his own trademark style: denim shirt with matching denim jeans. Not even the presence of a bespoke Aston Martin designed exclusively for the world’s most sophisticated and tuxedo-clad spy can convince Leno to wear something a bit more formal, as proven in the latest episode of the comedian’s […]

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