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|27th April 2006, 01:24||#1|
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Jay Leno's car collection
The popular TV show host Jay Leno has a car collection of over 100 cars which is envied by almost all auto enthusiasts and collectors of the world. Check out some of these links
Some of his popular ones are Ford GT (in fact he tried to cross 200 mph on the Indianapolis), McLaren F1 GTR, and the Y2K turbine Superbike and a big collection of antique cars.
Also don't forget Sir Elton John's car collection.
|27th April 2006, 07:38||#2|
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Then there is Ralph Lauren's collection, amassed over a relatively small period and containing, amongst other cars, one of the four Bugatti Atlantics ever made.
Another collection (but on a much smaller scale) to note is that of Pink Floyd drummer Nick Mason. Among his car collection were a BRM V16 (I think he was planning to sell that on), Lotus 11, Ferrari 250 GTO, Maserati Tipo 61 'Birdcage', Ferrari Enzo, Austin Seven Ulster, etc.
One might talk of the Sultan of Brunei's family's 3000-strong collection (containing 7 Mclaren F1's, 2 456GT Estates etc etc), but these guys actually drive the cars they collect and let other people enjoy them, instad of walling them up in warehouses like the Sultan and his family.
Another notable collectors is Thomas Bscher ( He runs Bugatti ), who has 2 Mclaren F1's (A road and race version), various racing Maseratis, among other collector cars.
|27th April 2006, 09:53||#3|
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sorry sujay, but remember hard, he tried to cross 200 mph+ in his new black Carrera GT. oh btw irfan, 'that gay' has sold over half of his car collection to donate to charity. thts probarbly a lot more than u did, i'm quite sure. appreciate the sarcasm (though i don't see any myself), but a little more respect pls.
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That guy sure is an autofreak who loves speed. that turbine superbike with 300+ hp is crazy. had seen a video of that bike, it sounded like a jet plane.. car collection is awesome=vintage+exotics.
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Re: Jay Leno's car collection
This isn't just your regular humble fiat 500. Fiat had announced plans to team up with a number of Hollywood celebs to create ten unique 500e models that will be auctioned off to support the Motion Picture & Television Fund (MPTF). this includes models modified by Hugh Jackman, Anne Hathawayand Clint Eastwood. There will be a etched signature of the celeb on the glove box. Nine of these will be auctioned on eBay while the tenth model will sold at an “Into the Green” charity event in Los Angeles. These Fiat 500e will have one 24 kWh lithium-ion battery and an electric motor that develops 111 bhp and 200 Nm of torque. It is rumored that the 500e will have a top speed of 137 km/h and can travel upto 140 km on a single charge.
I guess Jay leno is one of the celebs who will personalise these 10 beauts.
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