Jay Leno On Why You Shouldn’t Ignore The Ferrari F50
The Ferrari F50 is regarded as not just one of the greatest cars to bear the prancing horse, but one of the greatest supercars of all time full-stop. On this latest episode of Jay Leno‘s garage, we saw not one, but two stunning examples of the Ferrari F50 make an appearance. Both cars belong to the renowned and coveted Ferrari collector, David Lee based out L.A.
Here’s What Jay Leno Had To Say About The BMW That Changes Colors
Jay Leno recently got to check out the all-electric BMW iX. But this one is unlike any other iX that you and I can go put down a deposit for at the closest BMW dealership. This particular example has the ability to change color (black, white, and grey for now) and Jay really had some interesting things to say about it.
The All-Electric Lucid AIR Dream Performance Edition Finally Makes It To Jay Leno’s Garage
On the latest episode of Jay Leno’s Garage, we have a vehicle running for the top spot in the luxury EV space. Well, I’m talking about the Lucid AIR Performance Dream Edition and Jay finally got to check out the AIR, before taking it out for a spin with Lucid Motors’ CEO Peter Rawlinson who later joined him for the ride.
Jay Leno Drives The 2023 C8 Corvette Z06 and Is Smitten By Its Performance
The 2023 C8 Corvette Z06, has to be one of the most important and highly anticipated cars to hit the road this year. With its high-revving mid-mounted V-8 engine, the new Z06 can give any European exotic, a run for its money. You had lead development engineer Aaron Link from General Motors join Jay Leno to give him a quick tour of the new car.
If you already haven’t already heard about the headline figures on the new car, you can find the performance figures of the C8 Z06 here. I’ll instead mainly touch upon some aspects of the C8 that the pair talk about.
Jay Leno Has Never Driven A Porsche Boxster - Until Now, That Is
It’s hard to imagine that the Porsche Boxster is already 25 years old this year. On his show, Jay Leno’s Garage, the talk show presenter and host takes a look at the new limited edition version of the Boxster.
In the video, Jay states that he was present at the 1993 Detroit Auto Show when the Boxster concept was originally presented to the public. He went on to add that he had never driven one before filming this edition of his popular show.
Do you have any idea why? Jay claims that when he inquired at the Porsche booth if he could see the engine, he was told that he couldn’t since the car was mid-engined. As a result, Leno has been unconcerned about the Boxster line since. Until now that is.
This 1967 Hoffman Citroen 2CV In Jay Leno’s Garage Is As Cool As it is Gorgeous
There are cars out there that beg to be used as platforms. If you’ve watched Jay Leno’s Garage on YouTube, you’ll know he has plenty of weird and cool stuff that he likes to showcase in detail. This time, he’s showing us a 1967 Citroen 2CV, but not just any 2CV. This one has a custom fiberglass body and it’s a convertible.
Jay Leno Drives All The Cool Cars, Like This 1971 Marcos GT
When we talk about well-styled classic British sports cars, the first one to come to mind is usually the Jaguar E-Type. Then there are the lightweight cars like the MGB, Triumph Spitfire, and Austin Healey. The Marcos GT is one of those “other” cars that are slightly more obscure and not quite as well-known to most. Luckily, Jay Leno once again does a great job at introducing us to what he believes is “the most unusual and prettiest sports car of all time”, and he’s not alone.
The 1999 Chevrolet Corvette Might Have Been the Best Performance Bargain Ever
Jay Leno’s Garage is a great place to learn about all kinds of cars. There’s a good reason for the 3 plus million subscribers to the YouTube channel. In the video, Jay Leno talks about one of his personal cars – a 1999 Chevrolet Corvette C5. Although there are three more generations after it, the car was the pinnacle of sports car technology at the time, especially for its price.
Think Hybrids Are a New Thing? Check Out Jay Leno’s 1916 Owen Magnetic Hybrid
When you think about Hybrid cars, you probably think about the Toyota Prius, the Hyundai Ioniq, or maybe even the Acura MDX Sport Hybrid, depending on your taste. Some might even credit the Toyota Prius for jumpstarting the hybrid movement, and I guess it kind of did, but the truth is that it wasn’t anywhere near being the first hybrid and once you learn about this 1916 Owen Magnetic Hybrid, you’re going to realize that we really haven’t come all that far in the last 100 years.
Jay Leno’s 1966 Chevy Corvair Corsa Is Actually Gorgeous
The Chevrolet Corvair Corsa was like a hipster car in the mid-1960s as far as what American car culture entailed. Thanks to an air-cooled, flat-six engine mounted in the rear, connected to a manual gearbox that helped spun the rear wheels, the Corvair cranked out 80 horsepower. The Corvair Corsa was blessed with turbocharging, so the output went up to 180 horsepower, a trait that Jay Leno describes as “impressive” during acceleration.
Jay Leno Channels Superhuman Strength to Save Classic Chevrolet Corvette from a Rolling Lexus IS300
Jay Leno saved a 1963 Chevrolet Corvette restomod from getting hit by a wayward Lexus IS300 that musician Rick Springfield forgot to put in park.
The 70-year-old comedian and the 1980s rockstar were filming an episode of Leno’s CNBC series Jay Leno’s Garage when the mishap happened. The scene could’ve ended a lot worse for the two celebrities and their precious rides, but thanks to Leno’s quick reaction, disaster was definitely averted.
Let Jay Jeno Tell You About This 1931 Bentley 8-Litre Mulliner Sedan
The Bentley 8 Liter came to life during uncertain times. One year before its debut, the Wall Street Crash of 1929 hit and come 1930, its effects were still rippling through the world economy. That’s why Bentley assembled just 100 units of the 8 Liter in a two-year span, between 1930 and 1932.