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Jay Leno

  • Early Mercedes-Benz 300SL Gullwings on Jay Leno's Garage

    Leno's hands-on approach to his car collection resulted in some bad facial burns due to a vehicle fire.

  • Jay Leno with a Ferrari S90
    Here's why Jay Leno doesn't own Ferraris

    He's got one of the biggest car collections in the world, but no Ferraris are part of it.

  • Jay Leno and his 2006 Pratt & Miller Corvette C6RS
    Pratt & Miller's C6 Chevy Corvette Z06 upgrade was ahead of its time

    Pratt & Miller built just seven examples of the Corvette C6RS, and Jay Leno's owns the first one.

  • 1989 Ferrari 328 GTS Conciso
    One-off Ferrari Conciso visits Jay Leno's Garage

    The Ferrari Conciso weighs 800 pounds less than the 328 GTS on which it is based.

  • 2019 Lotus Evora 400 on Jay Leno's Garage
    Dive into the 2019 Lotus Evora 400 on Jay Leno's Garage

    Jay Leno and his guest provide answers to the practical Lotus sports car.

  • 1985 Renault R5 Turbo2 on Jay Leno's Garage
    1985 Renault R5 Turbo2 rockets into Jay Leno's Garage

    The Renault R5 hatchback was forbidden fruit on this side of the Atlantic Ocean. Thankfully, Jay Leno's Garage has featured the French hot hatch in a recent episode. The particular car is a 1985 R5 Turbo2. The name designates that it's part of the R5's second generation. Unlike the mass-market 5...

  • Ferrari 250 TR tribute car on Jay Leno's Garage

    A lack of funds didn't stop this passionate Ferrari fan from owning the 250 Testa Rossa of his dreams. Since actual examples cost a minimum of $30 million, he simply went and built his own. The owner is Peter Giacobbi, and this is his labor of love on a new episode of Jay Leno's Garage: a 1959 Ferrari 250 TR tribute car. It may be the most exacting tribute car we have ever seen. Giacobbi explains everything is Ferrari-sourced down to the same nuts and bolts the Italian firm used to build the original 250 TR models. As his story goes, Giacobbi was told of a warehouse in Italy that housed...

  • 195 Morris Mini Minor on Jay Leno's Garage
    1965 Morris Mini Minor scoots into Jay Leno's Garage

    Jay Leno's Garage took a step back into the swinging 1960s in its latest episode with a 1965 Morris Mini Minor that's been with its current owner for more than four decades. Steve Nelson purchased the car from what he believes is the original owner when he was 17 years old. He had a fascination...

  • Jay Leno at Nissan Heritage Collection
    Jay Leno digs into the Nissan Heritage Collection

    Jay Leno's Garage went on the road for its latest episode, which took the comedian and car guru to the Nissan Heritage Collection. Based in Nashville, Tennessee, the collection is home to some of the oldest and most special Nissans and Datsuns on the planet. But Leno doesn't dedicate the episode to...

  • Jay Leno's 1954 Jaguar XK120
    Jay Leno shows off his first collector car, a 1954 Jaguar XK120

    Jay Leno owns more cars than we could ever collectively hope to buy in our lifetimes, but there's one car that started his hobby. That is the Jaguar XK120. Leno recalled the story that surrounds his love affair with the XK120 on a new episode of "Jay Leno's Garage." According to the comedian and...

  • Jay Leno drives a 1977 Lotus Esprit
    World's best 1977 Lotus Esprit visits Jay Leno's Garage

    It's rare to find one-owner classic cars. Time marches on and aging automobiles have to make way for more modern machines. That's the case most of the time, but not so for Detlef Claudius. He's owned his bright yellow Lotus Esprit since he bought it new back in 1977. Detlef owns the car with his...

  • Jay Leno and Cody Walker with a 1993 Toyota Supra
    Cody Walker brings a Toyota Supra to Jay Leno's Garage

    You're in for a special episode of “Jay Leno's Garage” today. Cody Walker, the youngest brother of the late Paul Walker, visits Jay Leno and the comedian's famous garage with a 1993 Toyota Supra. But this isn't any old Supra. It's a right-hand-drive example shipped from Japan, probably...

  • 2018 Toyota Prius

    Will first-generation Toyota Prius models cross auction blocks for big bucks in the future? Car enthusiast and comedian Jay Leno believes so. Leno has a valid argument for why some cars turn into collector items. Foremost, it's what a particular generation grew up with, he told Business Insider in an interview published last Friday. The cars in which youngsters made memories have a good chance at becoming sought-after items. "It's as much about the memories as it is about the car," he said. It's valid, but is there a collectibility factor for the original Prius? Perhaps. A quick search across...

  • Jay Leno looks at the 1968 and 2019 Ford Mustang Bullitt
    Jay Leno drives the original Bullitt Mustang alongside the 2019

    Mustang fans the world over rejoiced earlier this year when the original 1968 Mustang from the movie "Bullitt" resurfaced. At the same time, Ford showed off a brand-new 2019 Mustang Bullitt. Jay Leno trekked to the Ford Proving Grounds to take a look at both cars for this episode of "Jay Leno's...

  • The Buick Y Job is the first-ever concept car and it just stopped by Jay Leno's Garage
    The Buick Y-Job was the first concept car and Jay Leno takes it for a drive

    When the Buick Y-Job was conceived by design legend Harley Earl in1938, its purpose wasn't to go into production but rather to highlight items and features that would be seen on future General Motors vehicles. Today, we'd call it a concept car, but 80 years ago it was the first of its kind. GM Vice...

  • Jay Leno shows off his 2017 Ford GT
    Jay Leno's Ford GT window sticker reveals $450,750 base price

    Since the modern Ford GT was first shown at the 2015 Detroit auto show, the Blue Oval has been shy about revealing just how much its marvelous supercar costs. However, a window sticker has finally revealed how much the GT actually costs for those fortunate enough to be deemed worthy of ownership...

  • Jay Leno shows off his 2017 Ford GT
    Jay Leno shows off his 2017 Ford GT

    Jay Leno is the proud owner of a 2017 Ford GT finished in black and dressed in a pair of red racing stripes. He recently posted a photo of himself with the car on the official Instragram page of his Jay Leno’s Garage online show. Also in the photo is the crew from Protective Film Solutions, a...

  • Jay Leno on The Simpsons
    Jay Leno, Citroën DS, Morgan 3 Wheeler guest star in "The Simpsons"

    While the writing staff of The Simpsons may not have many gearheads on staff, arguably the best-known car nut in the world joined the crew for a recent episode. That's right, Jay Leno recently left his own garage (if only for a minute) to head over to the hit Fox animated series. His character...

  • 2016 Ford Mustang Shelby GT350 signed by George W. Bush

    A 2016 Ford Mustang Shelby GT350 driven and signed by former President George W. Bush was part of the Gooding & Company auction held during last month’s Pebble Beach Concours d’Elegance, and the Ford Motor Company [NYSE:F] has confirmed that the final selling price of the car was a staggering $700,000. Jay Leno was on hand to help get the bids up, as the sale of the special Mustang was for a worthy cause. All proceeds went to the Bush Institute’s Military Service Initiative, which helps support post-9/11 veterans, service members and their families. ALSO SEE: 2016 Ford...

  • 2015 Dodge Challenger SRT Hellcat
    Jay Leno Gives Wounded Veteran A 2015 Dodge Challenger SRT Hellcat: Video

    The former talk-show host gives a veteran of the Afghanistan conflict the keys to a brand new Hellcat.

  • 1966 Chevrolet Corvair Yenko Stinger on Jay Leno's Garage
    Jay Leno Returns To TV With New Car Show On CNBC

    Jay Leno has been away from your television for a few months now. Well, technically, he's probably been away from your television for, well, ever. He has been all over the Internet, however, thanks to his Jay Leno's Garage web show. Now CNBC has confirmed that denim on denim is prepping for a...

  • McLaren P1 being delivered in Beverly Hills
    Jay Leno’s McLaren P1 Delivered, First In The U.S.: Video

    Would it surprise you if we told you that Jay Leno is getting delivery of the first McLaren P1 on this side of the Atlantic? Of course it didn't shock us; and it's an interesting lesson on how the slightly surreal world of exotic car delivery can work. Unlike the sometimes cringe-worthy unloading...

  • Jay Leno thanks the winning bidder for his generosity
    Jay Leno's 2012 Fiat 500 Sells For $350k At Charity Auction

    When you’re Jay Leno, taking delivery of the first or second customer car in country is generally as easy as picking up the phone and saying, “I’ll need one of those for my collection, as close to the first production model as possible.” Such was the case with The Tonight...

  • 1968 Shelby Cobra Mustang GT500-KR - Photo copyright Thomas Bey
    Shelby Cobra Mustang Barn Find Nets $230K, Was Leno The Buyer?

    It generated buzz, controversy and even threats on a Shelby forum. By early Saturday afternoon, it generated $230,000 at auction. We're referring to the 1968 Shelby Cobra Mustang GT500-KR we posted about a few days earlier. Curiosity prompted a six-hour road trip to the Indianapolis suburb of...

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