Jay Leno has many claims to fame, but among us car guys, his epic garage full of historic and exotic vehicles is #1. The amount of hype he’s gained just over his collection since his retirement from The Tonight Show was incredible. So incredible, that NBC did a web series on it. Then he decided to do a YouTube series for the everybody who loved automobiles. This YouTube show did so well that NBC thought twice, and decided to put him back on the America’s TV screens. He’s driven and ridden in some incredible vehicles on the show. From his personal collection, to the new-edge hypercars of today, many incredible automobiles have graced his show.
On the latest episode, he met up with the iconic Bob Riggle, who drove the Hemi Under Glass back in the day. The Hemi Under Glass was a Plymouth Barracuda with a Hemi sitting behind the drivers seat. The fame grew quickly from the killer wheelstands it produced. It is easily one of the most legendary vehicles of the 60’s; when drag racing was all about going fast and beating the other guy. But recently the car had been in a crash. Check out the video on the next page to watch the carnage unfold.