1949 Citroen Traction Avant featured on Jay Leno’s Garage

With front-wheel drive and unibody construction, the Citro├źn Traction Avant helped set the template for modern cars. A 1949-built example of the groundbreaking French sedan was featured on a recent episode of Jay Leno’s Garage. Introduced in 1934, the Traction Avant wasn’t the first car with front-wheel drive, but it was the first to try […]

1929 Bugatti Type 40 Grand Sport featured on Jay Leno’s Garage

Jay Leno is a big fan of Bugattis. On a recent episode of Jay Leno’s Garage, he featured one of the many cars from the French firm in his collection, a 1929 Bugatti Type 40 Grand Sport. Today, it’s hard to imagine Bugatti producing an entry-level model, but that’s what the Type 40 was, according […]

1934 Chrysler Airflow sails into Jay Leno’s Garage

Today, automakers love to brag about low drag coefficients, but that wasn’t the case when this 1934 Chrysler Airflow Imperial Eight was built. This car was one of the first designed for low aerodynamic drag, but it ultimately proved to be ahead of its time, as Jay Leno explains on this episode of Jay Leno’s […]