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Check Out the Classics at Jay Leno’s Garage

Check Out the Classics at Jay Leno’s Garage

'57 Ford FairlaneThe late night favorite, Jay Leno, has one of the most famous classic car collections in the world. He has long been known for appreciating fine automobiles and he is always on the hunt for a unique car or motorcycle to add to his collection. His appreciation for cars extends to writing about them in Popular Mechanics and The Sunday Times. Because his collection covers so many decades, he even invited the team that designed the L.A. Noire video game in to use his cars as models.

1956 Chevy Nomad

1955 Chevrolet Nomad

The word “nomad” is generally used to describe a group of people who follow their food source from location to location. In 1955, however, Chevrolet tried its hand at redefining the word. The Chevrolet Nomad was a station wagon which was in production from 1955-1972. For the first few years, from 1955-1957, it was only a two-door model, which was likely the most memorable one. Specifications for this model made it an interesting  combination.