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Jay Leno's Million Dollars Car Collection Will Surprise You!!

Published Wed Nov 06 2019 By Bean
Jay Leno's Million Dollars Car Collection Will Surprise You!!

You might know Jay Leno as an American comedian, actor, television host, producer, and writer. He is popularly known for hosting NBC's The Tonight Show with Jay Leno and The Jay Leo Show. 

Today, we bring you the different side of the Television Hall of Fame Leno, as a car enthusiast.  

From '34 Ford Pickup Truck To 1994 McLaren F1: Comedian's Serious Car Collection 

The 350 million dollars worth Jay Leno owns over 181 cars and 160 motorcycles whose market value is worth over $52 million.   

Jay Leno's Mind boggling car collectionImage Source: Condon Skelly
Jay Leno's Mind-boggling car collection

Image Source: Condon Skelly 

It all started 55 years back when Leno was just 14 years old and bought his first car for $350. He said

“I bought a ’34 Ford pickup truck and it didn’t run and my dad said, ‘You’ve got two years before you get your license, so get busy working on it." 

He added, “I learned how to fix it and make it run.”

Today, he runs an American TV series CNBC's Jay Leno's Garage dealing with motorbikes and cars. Maybe you can find your dream car in Jay Leno's Garage. 

12. 1972 Mercedes-Benz 600 Kompressor 

Price: Leno purchased Ultra-luxury car in the 1980s for $26 thousand 

Engine: 6.3 l V8, front-mounted

Maximum Power: 250 PS (184 kW; 247 hp) @ 4000

Fuel Capacity: 112 l (29.6 US gal; 24.6 imp gal) 

Class: Ultra Luxury 

Color: Silver 

11. 1,076 Horsepower Twin-Turbo Oldsmobile Toronado

Price: $150 thousand 

Engine: 425 cubic-inch V8 engine

Maximum Power: 135 miles per hour

Jay Leno and his Oldsmobile ToronadoImage Source: Carscoops
Jay Leno and his Oldsmobile Toronado

Image Source: Carscoops

Fuel Capacity: 90.9 liters

Class: Muscle 

Color: Golden

10. 2011 Audi R8 Spyder 5.2 V10 FSI Quattro

Price: $160 thousand 

Engine: DOHC 40-valve V-10 direct fuel injection

Maximum Power: 60 mph in less than three seconds

Fuel Capacity: 75 Liter

Class: Muscle 

Color: White

9. 1906 Stanley Steamer Vanderbilt Cup Racer

Price: $185 thousand 

Engine: 30-inch boiler, two electric pumps for maintaining pressure

Maximum Power: 65 mph at 500 pounds of speed

Class: Vintage

Color: Red and Black

8. 1986 Lamborghini Countach

Price: $300 thousand 

Engine: Quattro V12, 5.2-liter engine

Maximum Power: 170-175 mph 

Class: Muscle & Luxury

Color: Extra Red 

7. Blastolene Special Aka Jay Leno's Tank Car

Price: $350 thousand 

Engine: Quattro V12, 5.2-liter engine 

Jay Leno with driving his Tank Car aka The Terminator CarImage Source: Tumblr
Jay Leno with driving his Tank Car aka The Terminator Car

Image Source: Tumblr

Maximum Power: 14.7 seconds @ 93 mph (150 km/h)

Class: Tank Car 

Color: Shiny Silver 

Interesting Fact: Jay Leno brought the car and introduced it as "The Terminator Car" on his show with Arnold Schwarzenegger

6. 2017 Ford GT

Price: starts at $450 thousand 

Engine: 3.5-liter Biturbo V6

Maximum Power: 60 miles per hour (96 kilometers per hour) in 3.0 seconds

Class: Muscle & Luxury

Color: Black Matte with Horizontal orange strips  

5. 1963 Chrysler Turbine Car

Price: $400 thousand 

Engine: Chrysler A-831 gas turbine

Maximum Power: 193 km per hour @120 mph

Class: Concept Car

Color: Root Beer

4. 2014 McLaren P1

Price: $1.15 million  

Engine: 3.8 L twin-turbocharged M838TQ V8 

Jay Leno with driving his McLaren P1Image Source: The Life Of Luxury
Jay Leno with driving his McLaren P1

Image Source: The Life Of Luxury

Maximum Power: 727 hp @ 7300 rpm

Class: Sports Car

Color: Yellow

3. 1955 Mercedes 300SL Gullwing Coupe

Price: $2 million 

Engine: 3.0 liter, 300 Series Mercedes Benz Engine

Maximum Power: 60 miles per hour (96 kilometers per hour) in 3.0 seconds

Class: Vintage And Racing 

Color: Red with number 283 

2. 1994 McLaren F1

Price: $12 million  

Engine: 12 cylinder engine lined with gold for heat simulation 

Jay Leno with his McLaren F1

Image Source: MSN

Maximum Power: 0-60 in 3.2 seconds hitting 240 mph

Class: Sports Car

Color: Black 

1. 2006 EcoJet

The 2006 EcoJet is one of Jay Leno's creation. He himself built the car and is not available for production. The vehicle is only one of it's kind.   

The car runs on biodiesel based on the C6 Corvette automatic transmission with a custom gear transfer case. The eco-friendly car's body is made up of carbon and aluminum fiber. Moreover, the color of the car has an environment-friendly silver color. 

Fun Fact: Jay Leno has never sold a car. Either he donates them for a charity, or uses himself.