1916 Autocar coal truck brings simpler time to Jay Leno’s Garage

If you want to see exactly how much driving has changed over the past century, take a look at the 1916 Autocar coal truck featured on a recent episode of “Jay Leno’s Garage.” One of several vehicles from this period in Leno’s personal collection, this truck is a true throwback to the early days of …

Jay Leno checks out an SR20-powered Datsun 1600 restomod

The Datsun 1600 laid the foundation for the 240Z and the line of Nissan Z sports cars that followed. Mike Spagnola of Purpose Built Motors respected that heritage while upgrading a 1600’s performance to turn it into a tasteful restomod that recently appeared on “Jay Leno’s Garage.” In addition to being special to Datsun and …

Jay Leno meets a young car enthusiast who restored a 1958 MG A

Jay Leno is making a point of highlighting young car enthusiasts. His guest on a recent episode of “Jay Leno’s Garage” was 24-year-old Daniel Harrison, owner of a 1958 MG A he started restoring when he was 15. When he sees a cool car, Leno has made a habit of flagging down the owner and …