Jay Leno can, and just about does personal any automobile he needs to.
The legendary comedian has over 150 of them in a set that runs the gamut from an unique Fiat 500 microcar to a McLaren F1 value over $17 million.
You’ll additionally discover loads of Bugatti, Lamborghini, Jaguar and Mercedes-Benz fashions parked within the two warehouses he shops all of them in.
“I’ve bought lots of completely different automobiles. I don’t use automobiles for something sensible in any respect,” Leno advised Fox Information Autos.
“When my spouse and I’m going out to eat, if there’s not a parking area in entrance of the restaurant that I can’t see from my desk, we aren’t consuming there – thanks very a lot, okay?”
However whereas he’s typically seen driving round L.A. and throughout the TV display screen in international classics, relating to new automobiles, he roots for the house group.
“I like home automobiles myself as a result of I’m American and I’d prefer to see the cash keep right here,” Leno mentioned.
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So, what are his favorites?
Leno mentioned he thinks the high-performance Ford F-150 Raptor is “terrific.”
“It’s a very, actually good automobile – I like that rather a lot.”
He’s additionally such a fan of the Ford GT supercar that he was one of many first folks to plunk down $450,000 to purchase one.
However relating to discount sports activities automobiles, he says the Chevrolet Corvette is the world’s greatest.
“You get Lamborghini efficiency at Chevrolet costs. I imply, the Corvette [ZR1] has 755 horsepower for a 3rd of the worth you’d get for a Ferrari or a Lamborghini, and because it’s a Chevy – you may repair it with a hammer and BOOM.”
Leno is aware of what he is speaking about, as a result of he works on his automobiles himself. Together with the 1955 Buick Roadmaster he purchased in 1972 for $350 when he moved to California and that he nonetheless owns immediately.
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