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Rotary-powered 1966 Volkswagen Beetle on Jay Leno's Garage

Jay Leno drives a rotary-powered Volkswagen Beetle

You never know what's going to turn up at Jay Leno's Garage. Leno is a fan of Wankel rotary engines and has featured a couple on the show in vehicles like a Mazda Cosmo 110S and a modified 1973 RX-3. This time, though, he featured a rotary engine in something a bit more unorthodox. This 1966... read more

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Jay Leno samples a hot-rodded 1927 Ford Model T

Jay Leno samples a hot-rodded Model T done right

Ford Motor Company [NYSE:F] sold 16.5 million examples of its Model T, which was built from 1908 to 1927. When you think of really old cars, you're most likely picturing a... read more July 19, 2016 by


 
Chrysler 300G on Jay Leno's Garage

Jay Leno checks out the gentleman's sports car: the Chrysler 300G

Chrysler was on a roll by the early 1960s when its 300 "letter series" reached the 300G. A follow up (to a follow up, to a follow up, to...well, you get the point) to 1955's... read more July 11, 2016 by


 
Miguel Llorente in the abandoned Mercedes 300SL Gullwing in Cuba

Guy who ‘discovered’ abandoned Mercedes gullwing aims to open UAE car museum

One of the most car-obsessed countries in the world may soon have a new—and rather intriguing—showcase for the automobile if Miguel Llorente gets his way... read more July 11, 2016 by


 
#1 Briggs Cunningham 1960 Chevrolet Corvette - Image via Motor.es

Replica of long-lost Briggs Cunningham Corvette shows up at Le Mans

Update: This car is a replica of the Briggs Cunningham #1 1960 Chevrolet Corvette and not the original as stated in an earlier version of the story. A 1960 Chevrolet Corvette... read more July 6, 2016 by


 
The world's first Shelby Cobra: CSX 2000

World's first Shelby Cobra headed to auction

There's only one CSX 2000, Carroll Shelby's first-ever Cobra. RM Sotheby's is set to offer the very first Shelby Cobra ever built, and easily one of the most valuable, for... read more July 1, 2016 by


 
1932 Bugatti Royale (Type 41)

Now there are seven (or maybe nine): Bugatti Royale prototype re-created

The Bugatti Type 41, better known as the Royale, was intended to be the biggest, most luxurious, most expensive car in the world. It was to be sold only to royalty. Launched... read more June 29, 2016 by


 
Jeff Brock's 1952 Buick Super Riviera "Bombshell Betty"

1952 Buick land speed record holder up for sale

It is safe to say that this 1952 Buick Super Riviera looked nothing like it does today when it rolled off the assembly line and made its way to its first owner. Nothing... read more June 29, 2016 by


 
1970 Dodge Challenger, photo Auctions America

The 10 hottest collector cars of the summer

As the weather turns warmer and the sun starts to shine, car guys get fidgety. When we see our first classic car on the road, our thoughts turn to the collector cars we'd... read more June 29, 2016 by


 
Hemi Under Glass rolling at Irwindale Speedway

Jay Leno crashes in the Hemi Under Glass

Since he was a kid, Jay Leno has appreciated the Hurst Hemi Under Glass Plymouth Barracuda. With a Hemi engine moved to the back under the rear glass, the car had a... read more June 27, 2016 by


 
1908 Thomas Flyer, New York to Paris winner

Winner of 1908 New York to Paris race honored by Historic Vehicle Association

Today, a flight from New York to Paris is a mere seven-hour journey, but when this 1907 Thomas Flyer Model 35 set out from the Big Apple, the journey was far more... read more June 23, 2016 by


 
1966 Ford GT40, chassis P1046 at Lime Rock Park

Restored Le Mans-winning 1966 Ford GT40 unveiled at Le Mans

Four a couple months now, we've been following the restoration of the Ford Motor Company [NYSE:F] GT40 Mk II, chassis P1046, that won the 1966 24 Hours of Le Mans. The car... read more June 23, 2016 by


 
Jay Leno checks out a 1969 Boss 429

Jay Leno welcomes the Boss 429 Mustang to his garage

It's hard to believe that this is the first time Jay Leno has welcomed one of the most iconic muscle cars of the 1960s to his Burbank, California, garage, but the time has... read more June 20, 2016 by


 
Tony Dow of ‘Leave it to Beaver’ and his 1962 Chevrolet Corvair Spyder

'Leave it to Beaver' star reunited with his Corvair

Wally Cleaver and the sporty Corvair that he bought as a teenager because of his TV fame have been reunited after 50 years apart. Tony Dow, who played big brother Wally on... read more June 20, 2016 by


 
Hagerty rebuilds a Ford Flathead V-8

Ford Flathead V-8 rebuild timelapse video is mesmerizing

Our friends at Hagerty Insurance spent six grueling days rebuilding a Ford Motor Company [NYSE:F] Flathead V-8 that they bought at the Hershey Swap Meet last year... read more June 18, 2016 by


 
Lamborghini museum in Sant'Agata Bolognese, Italy

Lamborghini overhauls museum

Visitors to Central Italy will now have a new reason to stop in Sant’Agata Bolognese, a small town that Lamborghini has called home for generations: The Italian... read more June 17, 2016 by


 
 

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