Jay Leno says hello to the Rossi SixtySix

Apparently, Jay Leno has a ‘Corvette section’ in his garage. If that sobering fact alone isn’t enough to get your jealous juices jumping, then consider this: there’s a distinct possibility that Leno’s ‘Corvette section’ will have an additional member pretty soon. What car is this going to be?

Try the Rossi SixtySix, the same car that took two years to build and the very same one that wowed the automotive world at the EyesOnDesign event in Detroit a few months ago.

Using the classic look of the Corvette Stingray from the 1960’s and incorporating its styling cues on a C6 Corvette, the Rossi SixtySix is the ultimate manifestation of a powerful modern-day engine in a retro car’s body. The finished product is nothing short of spectacular. There are styling cues from a number of Corvette models in the 60’s with the most notable being the split-windows that originally adorned the 1963 Corvette Stingray.

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The sad thing for most of us however – not counting Leno because he can probably afford to buy Pluto – is that the sports car is going to cost somewhere around $130,000, inclusive of the tag of the C6 Corvette.

As for Jay Leno’s take on the Rossi SixtySix, well, it’s not easy to impress a car enthusiast at the stature of Jay Leno, but he seems to be thoroughly geeked with the special edition sports car. In this episode of Jay Leno’s Garage, the comedian talks with the car’s head designer, David R. who proceeds to give Leno a thorough introduction. We have to say, we haven’t seen Leno this engrossed in a car in a long time so it’s obviously good news for Rossi that he’s completely enthralled with this one.

Source: Jay Leno’s Garage

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3 comments:

  (473) posted on 03.16.2011

Corvette section? So he has a huge garage! I’ve been thinking of how these cars fit in his garage. How big is it? Any ideas?

  (1211) posted on 11.10.2010

Might not go that far. But it isn’t bad, either. I look at this thing and I can envision a hundred places where they might have f-ed it up completely.

  (477) posted on 11.9.2010

Wow! Jay Leno’s garage is so cool.. i think that car in the garage are all luxury
car..i feel envy..smiley

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