First with the Tonight Show with Jay Leno and then with the Jay Leno Show, the American television host animated nbc’s prime time nights for 22 years. Until the day he decided to reconcile his first love (television) with the second (the automobiles) and propose to NBC the Jay Leno’s Garage.
Leno is not only passionate about cars, from the most modern to the most classic, he is also an avid collector. It has a collection of more than 150 vehicles, valued at several million dollars, which is easy to see from the moment one of them is worth more than 12 million – a McLaren F1 from 1994. The collection also includes strange models such as the 2006 Ecojet, powered by a biodiesel turbine, a 1963 experimental Chrysler, also driven by a turbine, this gasoline, and a Blastone Special, a car made by a local metallurgy, as large as heavy, whose main feature is to be animated by a war tank engine.
Among the most curious copies of Jay Leno’s collection stands out the Bentley Twin Turbo, 1926
The collection includes two Lamborghinis, a 1986 Countach and a 1967 Miura P400, as well as classics such as the 1906 Stanley Steamer Vanderbilt Cup Racer, the 1924 Bentley Twin Turbo and the 1955 Mercedes 300 SL Gullwing Coupe and several Jaguar E-Type. The latest sports cars are also well represented because, in addition to the aforementioned McLaren F1, there is yet another McLaren, the P1, the Koenigsegg CCXR Trevita, the Mercedes SLR McLaren and the 2017 Ford GT.
In this Jay Leno’s Garage show, the presenter reviews Tesla’s Model Y in the Performance version. The video was recorded in the middle of confinement season, so it is below what is usual to find, but Leno there advances his opinion about the electric SUV, he who also owns a Model S. On the way, tells how he met Elon Musk and how he bought the car, according to him without discounts, also revealing which Tesla he intends to acquire next.