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The First-Ever Concept Car: 1938 Buick Y Job Makes an Appearance on Jay Leno’s Garage

The First-Ever Concept Car: 1938 Buick Y Job Makes an Appearance on Jay Leno’s Garage

This week, Jay Leno’s Garage welcomed a 1938 Buick Y Job, a rare gem brought in by General Motors’ Vice President of Global Design, Michael Simcoe. The vehicle was originally created by Harley Earl and functioned as his daily driver until 1950. “[This is] probably the most famous car in the history of General Motors,” […]

 Kyle Johnson

Jay Leno Makes Topical Video Game Jokes, Goony Faces with GT Academy Winner Ricardo Sánchez

Jay Leno Makes Topical Video Game Jokes, Goony Faces with GT Academy Winner Ricardo Sánchez

2014 Nissan GT Academy International winner Ricardo Sánchez is living the dream. He went from racing in video games to racing on the track for NISMO at the 24 Hours of Spa-Francorchamps and in the Pirelli World Challenge series. He’s a sterling example of the possibilities that open up to you when you really put […]

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5 Coolest Cars from Jay Leno’s Garage

5 Coolest Cars from Jay Leno’s Garage

It’s a well-known fact that Jay Leno is a huge car enthusiast. The late-night television alum runs a show called Jay Leno’s Garage, highlighting both vehicles in his own collection or those he simply admires. We’ve put together a list of five of our favorites. Built to Perform: Check out the 2018 Chevrolet Corvette Stingray 5 Coolest […]

 Kyle Johnson

Watch Jay Leno Mouth-Breathe and Squint at the Wheel of the 2019 Mustang Bullitt and Original Bullitt Mustang Hero Car

Watch Jay Leno Mouth-Breathe and Squint at the Wheel of the 2019 Mustang Bullitt and Original Bullitt Mustang Hero Car

Jay Leno, a guy who carries himself like the self-proclaimed king of the local car show circuit and wouldn't be considered cool if he was an actual ice sculpture, says that driving the 2019 Ford Mustang Bullitt makes him feel like Steve McQueen

You just knew—just had to know—that the very second that the 1968 Ford Mustang GT hero car driven by Steve McQueen in the film Bullitt emerged from the barn in which it had laid dormant for so many years, the radar sensor in Jay Leno’s obscenely large chin would start pinging in its direction. And […]

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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 […]

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