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20 Insanely Cool Cars In Jay Leno's Garage

It's no secret that television star Jay Leno has a crazy love of cars. With a $450 million net worth, the famous host has a collection of around 180 cars and 160 motorcycles that are worth over $52 million. His huge car collection includes every kind of vehicle you could imagine. Click and enjoy!

1. Panthermobile - $450K

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A standout in Jay Leno's Garage, the custom Panthermobile was designed by Ed Newton for the animated TV series, The Pink Panther, in 1969. The long-snout car cost around $100,000 to build, featuring an Oldsmobile Toronado chassis, a sheet metal body, a 7-liter Oldsmobile V8 engine, and pink-shag-covered reclining seats.

2. 1913 Mercer Raceabout - $960K

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Don't be fooled by the car's tractor-like disguise. It was a popular pre WWI sports car for playboys to race against the Stutz Bearcat. The fancy vehicle boasts a 4.8 liter 4 cylinder engine that can clock 100 mph on the open road, making it a must-have for any serious car collector.

3. Shelby 427 Cobra - $2M

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One of Jay's favorite cars, this blue beauty was capable of winning the toughest races in the world. When the car first burst onto the scene in the 1950s, its price was well above any other American car. Now, an original Shelby 427 Cobra is valued at least one million dollars.

4. Blastolene Special - $350K

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The awesome car is one of the most famous conversions by master craftsman Randy Grubb. You may be surprised to discover that the vehicle used to be an M47 Patton Tank, so it's also known as the "Tank Car." As such, the Blastolene Special features a 190-inch wheelbase and weighs a healthy 9,500 pounds.

5. 1955 Mercedes 300SL Gullwing Coupe - $1.8M

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This incredible red beauty was a forward-thinking car with a fully independent suspension, fuel injection, a tubular frame, and gullwing doors. After buying it for a jaw dropping price, Jay invested tons of money into the restoration, making it look and work like new.

6. 2006 GM EcoJet - Priceless

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The Ecojet debuted at the 2006 Las Vegas SEMA Auto Show as a concept car powered by a biodiesel-fed jet turbine engine. It's the awesome result of cooperation between Leno himself, his garage techs, and GM. The princess car can easily achieve an impressive 150 mph.

7. 2014 McLaren P1 - $1.35M

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An ultimate sports car, the McLaren P1 is one of the most expensive vehicles in Jay's garage. It features hybrid drive technology, an electronic speed governor, and a stunning design. This model also borrowed much futuristic technology from McLaren's Formula 1 racing program.

8. 1928 Bugatti Type 37A - $960K

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Don't be fooled by the age of the one-of-a-kind Bugatti. This almost 100-year-old car can easily clock 100 mph on the San Fernando Valley highway. That's all thanks to his supercharged engine and flywheel to gearbox driveshaft.

9. 1963 Chrysler Turbine - $415K

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This marvelous car was featured at the 1964 New York World's Fair. It's a turbine-powered car and was hailed as an alternative to the piston engine, but it vanished soon after bursting onto the scene in the '60s. The one in Jay's garage is one of only three that are still operational today.

10. 1966 Oldsmobile Toronado - $150K

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The 1966 Oldsmobile Toronado was the first modern front wheel drive American car, which was revolutionary at the time. Packing a 7 liter overhead 8 cylinder engine, the fabulous car had 385 horsepower and 135 mph top speed.

11. 1967 Lamborghini Miura P400 - $880K

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With the V12 and 350 hp configuration, the 67 Miura P400 sports car was the first vehicle that was given the name "supercar." Its rear mid-engined two-seat layout has become the standard for high-performance sports cars worldwide. It's one of Jay's rarest and priciest cars.

12. 2012 McLaren MP4-12C - $230K

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Jay went nuts when he first saw the great looking car, and for good reason. The 2012 McLaren MP4-12C is really awesome, from the clean lines to the carbon fiber tub to the beautiful color. Jay placed his order on the spot and put 1,000 miles on the clock the first week he got it.

13. 1963 Jaguar E-Type - $450K

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Despite being nearly 60 years old, the Jaguar E-Type remains one of the most iconic sports cars ever built. Jay spent 3,000 man-hours restoring the stunning vehicle and had the body panels replaced with aluminum, resulting in it weighing in at only 2,200 pounds.

14. 1989 Bentley Turbo R - $195K

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The Bentley Turbo R made an appearance at the 1985 Geneva Auto Show and made it across the pond to the US three years later. It's a 4-door sedan with a maximum speed of 145 mph and is powered by a beastly 6.75-liter V8 engine.

15. 1981 DeLorean DMC-12 - $88K

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This ultra-rare car made it into Jay Leno's Garage as it was the original DeLorean from the 1985 science fiction film, Back to the Future. Interestingly, the movie execs even scrapped the Ford Mustang in favor of the 1981 DeLorean as the result of a sizable check.

16. 1952 MG TD Hot Rod - Unknown

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Here Jay takes a drive in his remarkable MG TD with the car's original owner and builder. The cars used to be great for cruising through wooded backroads. But Jay's MG was upgraded from a stock 48 horsepower to 340 horsepower, resulting in its particularly huge rear tires.

17. 1966 Lincoln Continental - Unknown

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This car was beloved by Jay because it's all original and unrestored. Under the hood is a 462 cubic inch V8 engine married to a three-speed tranny. Featuring a white exterior over a white interior motif, this Continental is truly a show stopper.

18. 1950 Nash Ambassador - $30K

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The 1950 Nash Ambassador is completely original and unrestored, which is the coolest thing about this unique car. It boasts a classic select-o-matic start, ultramatic transmission, and a revolutionary AC system called weather eye.

19. 1962 Maserati 3500 GTi - $25K

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Jay came across the baby blue Maserati in a storage locker and bought it for $25,000. The two-door coupe is one of the most recognizable and beautiful cars ever made. It used a 3.5-liter 12-valve straight-6 engine and can put out 232 bhp and run up to 130 mph.

20. 1975 Plymouth Duster Hemi - $10K

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With a 426 Hemi V8 engine from a Dodge Superbee under the hood, Jay's 1,000-horsepower Duster is absolutely a sight to behold. The muscle car was built by brilliant mechanic and racer Paul Annunziata after he won $10,000 from a first-time lottery play.

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