• The Hudson Hornet on Jay Leno's Garage

    The year is 1951 and you're driving a Cadillac Series 62. You're ripping down an empty road but you see something in your rear view's gaining on you. Soon it catches up and blows your doors off. It's a Hudson Hornet, and it's the fastest American car in production that year. That bit of history comes courtesy of Dave Bonbright. He's made the trip over to Jay Leno's Garage to talk Hudson history. In fact, Dave knows so much about these cars that the Pixar team tapped him for help when creating the original "Cars" animated film. One of the main characters is Doc Hudson, which was...

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