holy cow...one outrageous car...

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  1. 3rdpath macrumors 68000

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    so i'm getting out of the car at the bank this morning and hear a monstrous roar coming down the street...

    man oh man...this guy has got the toys.

    link-o-rama
     
  2. edesignuk Moderator emeritus

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    "The operation timed out connecting to...blah blah", does it work ok for everyone else?
     
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  4. 3rdpath thread starter macrumors 68000

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    weird about the link..works fine for me.

    here's a small pic of it. has a wwII 12 cylinder tank motor...yikes!!
     

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  5. Mr. Anderson Moderator emeritus

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    That looks like Jay Leno driving in the pic from the link....

    You actually saw this thing? Nutso!

    Who was driving it?

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  6. wdlove macrumors P6

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    Yes that looks like Jay Leno in the drivers seat. The toy of an adult that has too much money! Wonder if he has a Mac?
     
  7. 3rdpath thread starter macrumors 68000

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    yep, that's jay..he was driving it. it's not unusual to see him driving around burbank since nbc studio's are here.

    it was probably the most outrageous car i've seen on the road...had to be 24 feet long( slightly longer than jay's chin...):D

    the thing i like about jay is he has an amazing collection of cars( and motorcycles) and he actually drives them all. nice life....
     
  8. Mr. Anderson Moderator emeritus

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    That actually cool that he gets out and drives the things instead of just letting them sit in a garage.....

    So what is the source of Jay's wealth?

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  9. idea_hamster macrumors 65816

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    The car's neat enough, but I've got to say that it seems that Mr. Leno is seen by millions every night and is still screeming out for attention. :rolleyes: I mean, if it meets California emissions standards, hey, let him drive it. It's just...well...a bit much, imho.
     
  10. wdlove macrumors P6

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    It's great to hear the he actually uses his cars & motorcycles. I believe that Jay was born in MA, grew up poor. His earnings comes from "The Night Show." Learn to live frugal growing up. He is living his passion!
     
  11. 3rdpath thread starter macrumors 68000

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    here's some jay trivia...

    jay has NEVER spent one cent of his earnings from the tonight show( which has got to be in the 10's of millions of $$$)...he considers himself to be a stand-up comic first and foremost. he still does many many shows a year...and that is where his "spending" money comes from.

    he does the tonight show tapings during the day then later on takes a private jet out of burbank airport to las vegas to do a show and then jets home.

    once again...nice life.
     
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    Well he has made over $100 million by now doing The Tonight Show, but is that true that he has never spent a dime from those earnings? He does his show at around 6pm (I think at 5:30pm), so does this mean that he leaves his set at around 8pm or so (taking into account all the little delays and whatever else happens during taping), and leaves to Vegas for a few hours every night? That just sounds odd to me.
     
  13. mrjamin macrumors 65816

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    a question

    how would you do anything other than going in a straight line in that thing?? You'd have to take corners reeeeaaally wide.

    edit:
    Just realised: all the roads in america are really wide, right? ...and you guys don't have round-a-bouts do you? man, i really need to see some more of the world. Never been abroad :( </sobstory>
     
  14. mc68k macrumors 68000

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    ahhh... i thought you claimed that you never saw jay leno around....

    it's all lies i guess. ;)


    ps. do the math old man. ;)
     
  15. shadowfax macrumors 603

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    did anybody else think of chitty-chitty bang-bang when they saw that?
     
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  17. Wes macrumors 68020

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    Jay is also one of the few people on earth to own a McLaren F1

    'Introduced in 1993, McLaren F1 is, by far, the world's most expensive supercar and the fastest one as well.

    Designed as a Formula 1 for 2 (or even 3) McLaren F1 feautures a 6.0lt. BMW engine that can reach 60mph (97km/h) in 3.1 seconds. The car incorporates many world firsts for a road car: a fully carbon fibre monocoque structure, fully active fan-assisted ground effect aerodynamics, a central driving position with two offset rear passenger seats.

    The car's production has now stopped, after only some more than 100 F1s were built. So you have to try the used car market in order to get your hands on the world's fastest car...'

    240+Mph... Crazy

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  18. MrMacMan macrumors 604

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    Yeah, when people like him buy all of those cars and never use them its a shame...

    I would have to state the Enzo is far more expensive car along with getting 9 Miles Per Gallon and it being allowed to be used on commerical roads (crazy that it could)...

    [​IMG]

    Yeah hehe.
     
  19. iGav macrumors G3

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    The Enzo is likely to whoop the F1 around a racetrack...

    The new Veyron looks to be even faster in a straightline, especially as it's AWD and has a dual clutch allowing it seamless acceleration... only road tests will show whether it's a better track tool than the Enzo!

    Enzo Vs. Veyron Vs Zonda Vs Porsche GT Vs Merc/Mac SLR now that's a roadtest team!!
     
  20. scem0 macrumors 604

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    No, I'm afraid no one did.... ;)

    I can't believe I actually knew that was Jay Leno before reading the rest of the thread. I never watch his show.

    Conan is so much better... ;)

    Am I the only one who doesn't see the point in owning a car like that?

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  21. mrjamin macrumors 65816

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    couldn't agree more man - but in the same way there's a load of people who don't see the point in owning a mac, or any kind of computer for that matter.
     
  22. FuzzyBallz macrumors 6502a

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    Yeah, sure beats using all your money for heart surgeries...
     
  23. Wes macrumors 68020

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    :confused:
     
  24. Gus macrumors 65816

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    Hate to be the dirty minded one here, but did anyone else see this and think "overcompensation" for something? ;)

    Regards,
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  25. Wes macrumors 68020

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    Nah I think your comment was overcompensation for your lack of high performance and flash cars.:p
     

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