Can You Identify These Cars from Jay Leno's Garage?

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Robin Tyler

7 Min Quiz

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About This Quiz

Jay Leno has loved cars his whole life and started his collection very early. 

In fact, the first car he ever bought still forms an important part of his extensive garage. He even used it when he picked his wife up for their first date, way back in 1972!

Since he retired from his late-night talk show gig, Leno has filmed a series called "Jay Leno's Garage." Here, he lets us into his own world, and his extensive car collection filled with a multitude of vehicles that others can just hope to own. In the series, Leno also drives vehicles from other collectors, some of which I am sure he wishes he could own one day. 

Did you know that Leno's collection has some of the rarest vehicles in the world? In fact, in one case, there are only two existing cars left of which Leno owns one. 

Some cars are ordinary, others are just bonkers including one with a tank engine. But you probably have a good idea of the cars in Leno's garage as well as the ones he has driven that belong to other collectors. 

Let's see if you can identify them from just an image!

Good luck. 

This vehicle has appeared in an episode of "Jay Leno's Garage." What is it?

One of the most classic Mercedes ever released, the 1955 300SL is famous for its stunning looks and gullwing doors. Leno's 300SL was found in a container but without an engine and transmission. Of course, Leno restored it.

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This vehicle has appeared in an episode of "Jay Leno's Garage." What is it?

Jay Leno loves his McLarens and already owns one of only 106 F1's in the world, so when the P1 came out, he had to have one. In fact, he even got to drive one before the car was released.

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This vehicle has appeared in an episode of "Jay Leno's Garage." What is it?

This version of the Lamborghini Countach has been used as a daily runner by Leno on occasions. The car, which is powered by a Quattro V12, 5.2 liter engine has been in his possession for 25 years.

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This vehicle has appeared in an episode of "Jay Leno's Garage." What is it?

This souped-up version of the 911 was brought for Leno to drive in "Jay Leno's Garage." It truly is a thing of beauty and is finished off in a light blue, a unique color not seen on Porsches.

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This vehicle has appeared in an episode of "Jay Leno's Garage." What is it?

Jay Leno has numerous muscle cars in his garage including a 1970 Dodge Challenger R/T. This Challenger is powered by a Hemi V8 engine.

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This vehicle has appeared in an episode of "Jay Leno's Garage." What is it?

Immediately recognizable, the Jaguar E-Type Coupe was once called the most beaufiful car in the world by Enzo Ferrari himself. It goes without saying, Jay Leno has one, a 1963 model.

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This vehicle has appeared in an episode of "Jay Leno's Garage." What is it?

Bought all the way back in 1972, this 1955 Buick Roadster is unrestored. Rumor has it that Leno used this car on his first date with his wife. The Roadster is dripping with chrome and features a V8 engine, like many cars from the 1950s.

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This vehicle has appeared in an episode of "Jay Leno's Garage." What is it?

This custom-built Oldsmobile Toronado is not exactly the car that came out in 1966. Leno's car includes a few modern parts including a 7.0-liter engine, a modified LS6 design used in the Chevrolet Corvette. It produces over 1,000 brake horsepower!

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This vehicle has appeared in an episode of "Jay Leno's Garage." What is it?

This concept car was shown by Ford at the 2009 Frankfurt Motor Show. It featured in the Jay Leno Show in 2009 in a segment called 'Green Car Challenge'.

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This vehicle has appeared in an episode of "Jay Leno's Garage." What is it?

One of the most famous marques of the Corvette is the Mk II Stingray, produced between 1963 and 1967. Leno has a meticulously restored 1963 model, the one to feature the split back window that makes it unique.

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This vehicle has appeared in an episode of "Jay Leno's Garage." What is it?

Powered by an engine from a Patton tank, the Chrysler Tank Car is one of a kind, owned by Leno and street legal! Its engine generates nearly 1,600 brake horsepower.

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This vehicle has appeared in an episode of "Jay Leno's Garage." What is it?

Considered to be the first supercar ever, the Miura S from Lamborghini still has some beautiful lines, even today. Of course, Jay Leno owns one.

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This vehicle has appeared in an episode of "Jay Leno's Garage." What is it?

Built for the track, the Ariel Atom is a lightweight open-cockpit vehicle with blistering performance figures. Perhaps that is why Jay Leno had to add one to his personal collection.

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This vehicle has appeared in an episode of "Jay Leno's Garage." What is it?

Engineered by John Hennessey, this Camaro certainly stands out in the crowd. This 600 brake horsepower brute features in an episode of 'Jay Leno's Garage',

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This vehicle has appeared in an episode of "Jay Leno's Garage." What is it?

Still in brilliant condition after the owner stored it in his living room, Jay Leno's 1937 Fiat Topolino is a looker! This completely unrestored car is said to be one of Leno's favorites. It has a small 13.5 brake horsepower motor and will reach 50mph.

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This vehicle has appeared in an episode of "Jay Leno's Garage." What is it?

Only 106 of the McLaren F1, designed by acclaimed Formula One engineer Gordon Murray, have been made. And of course, Jay Leno has one.

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This vehicle has appeared in an episode of "Jay Leno's Garage." What is it?

Owned by Geoff Hacker for the past 30-odd years, the El Tiburon Shark is entirely made out of fiberglass.

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This vehicle has appeared in an episode of "Jay Leno's Garage." What is it?

Yes, this vehicle actually runs on steam. In true Leno tradition, his has had an upgrade. It feature disc brakes from a Jaguar, electric lights and even has a larger boiler than the original to produce more horsepower.

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This vehicle has appeared in an episode of "Jay Leno's Garage." What is it?

Based on a Corvette C6, the Ecojet is a unique vehicle built in Jay Leno's garage. It features an aluminum chassis, carbon fiber body and runs on biofuel.

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This vehicle has appeared in an episode of "Jay Leno's Garage." What is it?

What happens when you combine a pickup with a 4.3-liter turbocharged V-6? A Syclone, that's what. With its all-wheel drive, the Syclone was faster than many sports cars of the time and easily raced to 60mph from a standing start in under 5 seconds. Of course, Leno has one of these and often uses it as his daily driver

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This vehicle has appeared in an episode of "Jay Leno's Garage." What is it?

This French car from the 1970s not only was a great cruiser but relatively luxurious as well. The Citroen CM forms part of Jay Leno's personal car collection.

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This vehicle has appeared in an episode of "Jay Leno's Garage." What is it?

This incredible hypercar is an upgrade of the regular Treviata. Only two were ever made, with Jay Leno getting to drive one in an episode of "Jay Leno's Garage."

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This vehicle has appeared in an episode of "Jay Leno's Garage." What is it?

Although a replica, Leno's 1939 Lagonda V12 is a thing of beauty. It was custom built.

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This vehicle has appeared in an episode of "Jay Leno's Garage." What is it?

This floating concept hover car may just be the personal transport of the future. Well, Leno believes in it so much that he featured it on "Jay Leno's Garage."

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This vehicle has appeared in an episode of "Jay Leno's Garage." What is it?

This British two-seater is the epitome of sports cars from that era. Leno's hardtop coupe version is finished in a beautiful powdered light blue, while he also owns a roadster version. Leno considers these cars to be among the most beautiful ever made.

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This vehicle has appeared in an episode of "Jay Leno's Garage." What is it?

A real looker, The Model J was only for the rich and famous. After all, it was produced during the Depression, so the man in the street was certainly not going to get behind the wheel. These cars had a supercharged motor and were capable of traveling at over 100 mph. Leno has one in his garage, restored from a rusting wreck he bought for $180,000

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This vehicle has appeared in an episode of "Jay Leno's Garage." What is it?

A true British classic, Morgan are now producing vehicles for the new millenium and the grandson of the founder of the company brought the 2010 Areo SuperSports to Jay Leno's garage to test out. Incidentally, Leno already has a Morgan in his lineup, a 1932 three-wheeler.

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This vehicle has appeared in an episode of "Jay Leno's Garage." What is it?

The Bugatti Type 57 Atlantic is one of the most beautiful cars ever built. Only two remain in the world today and will set buyers back around $30 million... if they were for sale. So what did Jay Leno do? Built a replica body that includes an original Bugatti chassis and engine.

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This vehicle has appeared in an episode of "Jay Leno's Garage." What is it?

Owned by Bruce Meyer, this rare Italian sportscar is a thing of beauty. It is one car that Leno has not had in his personal garage but it has appeared on "Jay Leno's Garage."

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This vehicle has appeared in an episode of "Jay Leno's Garage." What is it?

This concept car was built in small numbers. In fact, only 55 were made of which 50 were used in a designed user program. As one can tell by the name, this Chrysler model was driven by a turbine engine. Only three are believed to have survived and yes, Jay Leno has one.

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This vehicle has appeared in an episode of "Jay Leno's Garage." What is it?

Found in a barn and restored to its full glory, this Maserati is Italian motoring royalty and forms part of Leno's personal collection.

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This vehicle has appeared in an episode of "Jay Leno's Garage." What is it?

With its rotary engine and a factory rule of only one car per day, the 1970 Mazda Cosmo is fairly rare. Of course, that means nothing to Jay Leno, who has one in his garage.

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This vehicle has appeared in an episode of "Jay Leno's Garage." What is it?

A Lamborghini tractor... yes, you read right. It's a Lamborghini tractor. So it goes without saying that Jay Leno had to drive one! Only 20 were ever imported to the United States with each powered by a 5.0-liter engine developing 85 horsepower and 350 lt-ft of torque.

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This vehicle has appeared in an episode of "Jay Leno's Garage." What is it?

A high-performance version of the Chevrolet Corvair, the Yenko Stinger was tuned by hotrodder Don Yenko. Unfortunately, the Corvair itself was not a very safe car, so the Stinger didn't really get off the ground. Of course, Jay Leno owns only one of 70 known models that still exist.

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This vehicle has appeared in an episode of "Jay Leno's Garage." What is it?

The Light Car Company Rocket was designed by McLaren F1 designer, Gordon Murray. This bullet is driven by a 1000 cc Yamaha engine which produces 147 brake horsepower. That is enough to propel the lightweight rocket to speeds of over 150 mph.

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This vehicle has appeared in an episode of "Jay Leno's Garage." What is it?

The Cord 812 had many interesting and advanced features for its time including an V8 engine with aluminum heads and a pre-selector gearbox with vacuum shifting. It didn't sell well, but that doesn't mean its not a classic. And yes, Jay Leno owns one.

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This vehicle has appeared in an episode of "Jay Leno's Garage." What is it?

Although super cute, this micro car won't be allowed on modern roads any time soon. The 1965 Peel Trident formed part of a special feature on microcars that aired on "Jay Leno's Garage."

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This vehicle has appeared in an episode of "Jay Leno's Garage." What is it?

A Soviet built sedan, Jay Leno is the proud owner of a 1962 Volga GAZ-21. It even has a plug for an engine block heater! Well, I suppose it was cold in the USSR in winter.

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This vehicle has appeared in an episode of "Jay Leno's Garage." What is it?

This one-off car was designed by Bob Shaw, a friend of Leno's. Of course, in his "Jay Leno's Garage" segment, Leno gets to put it through its paces.

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This vehicle has appeared in an episode of "Jay Leno's Garage." What is it?

Yes, steam cars were still a thing in the 1920s, with the Doble company turning out 36 cars from 1921 to 1931. Leno owns two E-20's built in 1925, with the roadster version once owned by Howard Hughes.

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