Burbank Envy: A Glimpse Inside Jay Leno's Garage

We were lucky enough to snag a tour of Jay Leno's Big Dog Garage during the LA Auto Show. Supercars galore? Sure, but you know what? We want the Tatra. And the motorcycles. And the...oh hell, we want it all. » 12/08/09 11:00am 12/08/09 11:00am

1955 Johnson and Shipley B-Lakester For A Salty $500,000!

In 1827 Jedediah Smith became the first white man to cross the Bonneville Salt Flats. In honor of that, and Speed Week, Nice Price or Crack Pipe is putting you inside the belly tank of the beast. » 8/10/09 7:00am 8/10/09 7:00am

2006 Woodward Dream Cruise: Jay Leno's Tank Car Takes Woodward Avenue…

The rains couldn't keep Leno's Tank Car from exhibition at the Woodward Dream Cruise, but the boys at Bosch were kind enough to drop a tent over it to make sure no damage would be done to the one-of-a-kind engine on wheels by the not-so-much torrential downpour. If y'all remember, his 9500-lb. hot rod's humongous V12… » 8/19/06 1:16pm 8/19/06 1:16pm

Turbo Tankcar Goodness

Because a Continental V-12 out of a Patton tank just isn't enough power for Jay Leno, he sent the car formerly known as the Blastolene Special off to Gale Banks for some honking turboage. As we mentioned previously, the freshly uprated monster roadster will be unveiled at the Woodward Dream Cruise later this month.… » 8/02/06 3:00pm 8/02/06 3:00pm

Fat, Fast Bastard: Twin Turbos for Leno's Tank Car

So you though Jay Leno had wrung all the juice possible out of his Tank Car? Silly you. The 9500-lb. hot rod's giganormous V12 tank engine (1792 ci) was merely naturally aspirated. Enter turbo king Gale Banks, a friend of Leno's, who agreed to fit the Tank Car with twin turbos — which will boost horsepower to 1600 hp… » 7/31/06 12:04pm 7/31/06 12:04pm