SEASON TWO THOUSAND FIFTEEN

JAY LENO’S GARAGE

2015 CORVETTE Z06

EPISODE 1

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Chevrolet Product Specialist, Shad Balch, stops by the garage with the new 2015 Corvette Z06 to help Jay kick off the new year with this highly anticipated road test.


1971 CITROËN DS

EPISODE 2

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This car remains as innovative today as it was when it first hit the road in 1955. Jay changes its tire without a jack - and shares Citroën's truly weird advertisements.


JAY'S BOOK CLUB: HOT ROD GALLERY

EPISODE 3

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Historian and writer Pat Ganahl takes Jay through his book, a nostalgic look at hot rodding's golden years from 1930 to 1960.


ADAM CAROLLA'S 1968 LAMBORGHINI ISLERO

EPISODE 4

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Adam takes Jay under the hood of his freshly painted and extremely rare Islero - one of only 125 ever made!


1972 MERCEDES-BENZ 300 SEL 6.3

EPISODE 5

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Jay asked, you answered, so he restored this Benzo to its original state per your request. Take a trip under the hood!


GABRIEL IGLESIAS' 1966 VOLKSWAGEN SAMBA

EPISODE 6

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One of Jay's favorite comedians brings by his beloved VW bus, a pristine version of his very first car.


MAGNUS WALKER/SHARKWERKS 2008 PORSCHE 997 GT2

EPISODE 7

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When Magnus met Alex Ross of SharkWerks at Jay's garage, a love connection was made - which yielded this baby!


1951 JAGUAR XK 120 HOT ROD

EPISODE 8

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Jaguar expert Jason Len gives Jay a ride in his custom Jag restoration.


JAMES GARNER'S '72 CUTLASS BANSHEE

EPISODE 9

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Jay gets the inside story on a tough-as-nails racer with an incredible pedigree: a modified '72 Oldsmobile Cutlass known as The Banshee. Current owner Jon Swift fills Jay in on the car's amazing past, including its one-time owner, actor James Garner.


1962 DAIMLER SP250

EPISODE 10

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The two-year restoration is finally complete! The SP250 Jay got from Bob Brzozowski spent 40 years in the elements and hadn't run in 10 years... and just look at her now!


RINGBROTHERS 1966 CHEVROLET CHEVELLE RECOIL

EPISODE 11

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Known for their innovative parts, James and Mike wowed SEMA with their 5,000-man-hour build on this 50-year-old classic that took Best in Show.


BAC MONO

EPISODE 12

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Briggs Automotive Company founders Ian and Neil Briggs dreamed of creating a Formula 1 car for the street - so here's the world's only road-legal single-seater supercar!


1967 BERTONE PIRANA

EPISODE 13

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A British newspaper built this one-of-a-kind steel grand touring car - Jaguar chassis and engine, body designed by Gandini and Bertone - in hopes of raising circulation, then sold it a year later.


FAB FOURS LEGEND

EPISODE 14

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Bumper man Greg Higgs takes Jay for a ride in the outrageous Jeep mod that caused an uproar at SEMA 2014.


1955 MERCEDES-BENZ 300SL GULLWING COUPE – ULTIMATE EDITION

EPISODE 15

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Phase one of the restoration is done and the Gullwing is finally on the road! Despite its reputation as being the F1 of its day, Jay was skeptical... until he found this 1955 model languishing in a trailer in the desert.


ICON DERELICT: 1948 BUICK SUPER CONVERTIBLE

EPISODE 16

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Jonathan Ward stops by with his latest Derelict project. It may look old-timey, but with 700 hp, it drives like a Corvette ZR1!


1937 TALBOT-LAGO TYPE 150 CS

EPISODE 17

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Peter Mullin of The Mullin Automotive Museum stops by with his teardrop coupe - which many say is the most beautiful car of all time.


SPEEDHUNTERS SCION TUNER CHALLENGE 2015 FR-S

EPISODE 18

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Keith Charvonia takes Jay under the hood of the FR-S he tuned for the win at 2014's Scion Tuner Challenge.


1968 AMC PLAYMATE OF THE YEAR AMX

EPISODE 19

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Why is this car Playmate pink? Mark Melvin tells Jay the sordid backstory of the car he and his AMX Club buddies restored from the ground up.


1948 DAVIS DIVAN

EPISODE 20

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Curator Leslie Kendall takes Jay under the hood of this aerodynamic, three-wheeled Petersen Museum rarity, masterminded by Gary Davis.


1936 HARLEY-DAVIDSON KNUCKLEHEAD

EPISODE 21

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Original and unrestored! All this Knucklehead needed was a little TLC, a little gas and two kicks - and she started right up for the first time since 1952!


RONIN MOTORWORKS 47 MOTORCYCLES

EPISODE 22

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Mike Mayberry, Co-Founder of Ronin Motorworks, stops by the garage to show Jay what the Denver based motorcycle boutique created from the bones of the Buell 1125 and the legend of the 47 Ronin.


KOENIGSEGG TREVITA CCXR

EPISODE 23

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Trevita means three white in Swedish, thus Koenigsegg's latest is limited to three breathtakingly handbuilt cars. Strip away the carbon fiber and you'll find a bespoke 4.8-liter V8 yielding 1018 hp - same as the Bugatti Veyron at half the weight!


1964 HONDA S600 HOT ROD

EPISODE 24

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From the more-brains-than-money club comes the car Matt Brown bought without an engine... and rebuilt expressly for California canyon carving.


NISSAN GT-R LM NISMO

EPISODE 25

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Chief engineer Zack Eakin stops by with Nissan’s daring new front-engined LM P1 car. Watch Jann Mardenborough, Nissan GT Academy’s Season 3 winner, take it around the track, just like he’s gonna do at LeMans!


KAWASAKI H2: NOW AND THEN

EPISODE 26

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Jay drives the 1972 H2 Mach IV and the amazing supercharged supersport Ninja it inspired!


1941 WILLYS COUPE

EPISODE 27

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In-N-Out President Lynsi Snyder shows off her dad's smokin' hot rod, which she's tuned to 1000 street-legal hp!


1952 CHRYSLER IMPERIAL PARADE CAR

EPISODE 28

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City of Los Angeles Automotive Dispatchers Mark Barrera and Art Flores stop by the garage to show Jay their newly restored Chrysler Imperial that’s still used for official service today.


EXCALIBUR RS

EPISODE 29

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Bob Shaw visits the garage to show off his dream car, an updated version of the Hawk sports roadster that his good buddy Brooks Stevens originally designed in 1959. It took 10 years to build, but you won't believe the result!


THE MUSKET V-TWIN

EPISODE 30

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Abhi Eswarappa, founder of Bike-urious.com, stops by the garage to introduce Jay to his buddy, master builder and fabricator Aniket Vardhan who hand carved wood casting molds to create his powerful Musket V-Twin Royal Enfield motorcycles.


1967 PLYMOUTH HURST BARRACUDA

EPISODE 31

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Chris McCollum stops by to talk muscle and show Jay the project car that B&M purpose-built to relive the dream of the original Hurst Hemi Cuda that stormed the nationals and world finals in the '60s and ‘70s.


ROCKET II TRIKE

EPISODE 32

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A sculptor by trade, Frogman Tim Cotterill brought his trike design to Blastolene, the same folks who built Jay's Tank Car. Now the powerful and eccentric Rocket II Trike is on the road, powered by a blown Hemi V8, which generates over 1000 hp.


1991 GMC SYCLONE PICKUP TRUCK

EPISODE 33

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Only about 3,000 of these sporty pickups were built in 1991, which is when Jay bought his - primarily because of GMC's boast that this was the fastest accelerating production vehicle in America, beating out even the Ferrari 348!


EMORY MOTORSPORTS CUSTOM PORSCHE 356S

EPISODE 34

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Third generation SoCal gearhead Rod Emory takes Jay through his 1958 Emory Special and 1959 Emory Outlaw.


RESTORATIONS IN PROGRESS: AUGUST 2015

EPISODE 35

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Find out what Jay and the Big Dog team have been up to lately.


1913 MERCER RACEABOUT

EPISODE 36

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Get an up-close look at the ultimate Brass Era roadster.


1973 MAZDA RX3 RESTOMOD

EPISODE 37

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Get a load of Savant Young's unique, home-grown RX-7-engined Mazda, which took years to get looking and running just right. Can you find the air intake?


JOE ROGAN'S 1965 CHEVROLET CORVETTE STINGRAY RESTOMOD

EPISODE 38

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The former Fear Factor host, stand-up comedian and UFC commentator takes Jay for a ride in his modded classic, with killer customization by Steve Strope of Pure Vision.


PHANTOM BIKES

EPISODE 39

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Justin Bell joins Jay for a motorized bicycle race of epic proportions, pitting John King's touring model against his racer. Who will be the victor?


BIGGEST OIL CHANGE EVER

EPISODE 40

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What happens when you give a comedian a gift card for a free oil change? Watch and learn…


1971 TOYOTA CELICA

EPISODE 41

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Paul Czaplicki and Tim Mochizuki from the Toyota Museum stop by the garage to show Jay Toyota’s first “sporty” car, the 1971 Toyota Celica.


MONTEREY CAR WEEK 2015: LAGUNA SECA: OLD AND NEW

EPISODE 42

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Design Director Ian Callum takes Jay for a spin in Jaguar's most powerful production car ever, the F-TYPE Project 7. Then Jay takes a look at a remarkable World War I-era racer, the 1916 Sturtevant Auburn.


MONTEREY CAR WEEK 2015: THE LAWNS

EPISODE 43

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Jay meets up with some friends - like Ed Welburn and Shiro Nakamura - to see some of the very oldest and the very newest cars on the lawns at Pebble Beach. Tell us what you think about Bentley's EXP 10 Speed 6 concept!


JAY LENO GOES UNDERCOVER AS AN UBERBLACK DRIVER

EPISODE 44

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To unsuspecting passengers in Los Angeles, their UberBlack driver James had a big surprise for them. See what happened when they found out they were being driven by the famous comedian and car enthusiast, Jay Leno. This Uber stunt left passengers with a story to tell for a lifetime.


MONTEREY CAR WEEK 2015: THE QUAIL

EPISODE 45

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Jay hangs out with Rob Dickinson of Singer Vehicle Design, the legendary Christian von Koenigsegg finds out what's up with Acura, and Jay checks out the new Mercedes-AMG GT S.


1964 PORSCHE 356C

EPISODE 46

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Dr. Anand Rajani takes Jay through his beloved Porsche, restored by an old friend of Big Dog Garage, John Willhoit.


1970 MERCEDES-BENZ C111-II

EPISODE 47

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Constantin von Kageneck from the Mercedes-Benz Classics Center takes Jay under the hood of his dream car, the rare Wankel-engined, '70s supersports C111.


THE HPE750 SUPERSTANG

EPISODE 48

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One mostly stock 2015 Mustang + a 750 horsepower custom Hennessey engine = 200mph world record breaker???


JAMES BOND'S 2016 ASTON MARTIN DB10

EPISODE 49

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Aston Martin's Marek Reichman takes Jay for a ride in the DB10 he designed specifically for the new James Bond film, Spectre.


1937 JAGUAR SS100 REPLICA

EPISODE 50

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Jason Len takes Jay under the hood of his near-exact replica of one of the most iconic pre-war sports cars of all time.


2015 TOYOTA RAV4 RALLY CAR

EPISODE 51

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Champion rally driver Ryan Millen puts Jay behind the wheel of his slippery racer… and then onto the streets - and riverbeds - of Los Angeles!


RINGBROTHERS 1965 FORD MUSTANG ESPIONAGE

EPISODE 52

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Jim and Mike Ring give Jay an up-close look at the custom carbon-fiber Mustang that made jaws drop at SEMA.


2016 CADILLAC CTS-V

EPISODE 53

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Cadillac's Executive Chief Engineer David Leone shows Jay the refined luxury sedan that turns into a track monster with the flip of a switch. And yes, it's the first 200 mph Cadillac ever!


1990 LAMBORGHINI LM002

EPISODE 54

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Back in the day, this SUV - the Rambo Lambo - was one of the craziest vehicles on and off the road… and it still pretty much is. Damiano Barbuscia of Franco's European takes Jay for a ride.


VINTAGE ELECTRIC BICYCLES

EPISODE 55

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Andrew Davidge started his electric bike company in high school and now, four years later, he and Jay are cruising the Cruz and E-Tracker - at 36 mph in race mode with a 30-mile range!


2015 DRAKAN SPYDER

EPISODE 56

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Shinoo Mapleton stops by with the antithesis of the modern sports car - 2,000 pounds, 430HP, no ABS, no TC - just pure V8 power.


AMALGAM FINE MODEL CARS

EPISODE 57

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Tom Long introduces Jay to these painstakingly handcrafted scale models.


HOT WHEELS DARTH VADER CAR

EPISODE 58

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Designer Bryan Benedict and builder Billy Hammon take Jay through the Star Wars prop-laden, real-world car that moves - and breathes - like Darth Vader!


1942 DODGE POWER WAGON RESTOMOD

EPISODE 59

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This WC63 will amaze you! Legacy Classic Trucks' Winslow Bent takes Jay through the derelict troop transport he modded into a true, 8,000-pound 6x6 which will go and go and go forever.


RESTORATION BLOG: DECEMBER 2015

EPISODE 60

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Get a progress report on some of the restorations going on at Jay's Garage, including a couple of Cunninghams, a pair of Broughs, a 1971 Porsche 911T, a restomod on a 1914 Detroit Electric and more!


Season Two Thousand Fifteen