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Leno’s 1989 Ford Shogun

Leno’s 1989 Ford Shogun

Jay Leno shows off his 1989 Special Editions Ford Shogun. It’s a Ford Festiva modified to fit the Yamaha-made Taurus SHO V6 in the back. It weighs around 2200lb but has 220hp, which Jay boosts to over 300hp with nitro. Test drive at 15:25.

Multidrive x NSV 6×6 Land Cruiser

Multidrive x NSV 6×6 Land Cruiser

Dubai auto shop NSV shows off its 6×6 Toyota 70 Series Land Cruiser. A collaboration with 4×4 and 6×6 conversion specialist Multidrive, this homely pack mule has a 398hp 4L V6 and an active third axle.

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Bruiser Conversions Jeep JK Crew

Bruiser Conversions Jeep JK Crew

Bruiser Conversions turns Jeep Wranglers into monstrous off-road pick up trucks that they call the JK Crew. Each build varies in specs, and this particular unit’s already been sold, but the shop can fit it with custom suspension, bumper, tube doors and more.

Off-road Smart Fortwo

Off-road Smart Fortwo

Smart made fun of its compact car’s lack of off-road capabilities. YouTuber Mr George said, “Challenge accepted.” He replaced his Fortwo’s wheels, suspension, radiator and stripped the car bare to make a cute mud buggy. Sadly, it still has the same 41hp engine.

Motorelic Honda FT500 Ascot

Motorelic Honda FT500 Ascot

Motorelic overhauled Honda’s failed street bike into its ideal form. They lowered its front forks, added a rear hoop then worked their metalworking magic with the front plate, seat and exhaust. Homeward Bound’s racing paint job completed the rebirth. More here.

Impuls BMW k101

Impuls BMW k101

Munich-based bike builders Philipp Wulk and Matthias Pittner aka Impuls turned a 1985 BMW K100 into this minimal racer. This particular bike features hand-drawn polygonal art by artist Fabian Gatermann. Custom parts include the rear frame, air intake and exhaust.

Sung Kang’s ’73 Datsun 240Z

Sung Kang’s ’73 Datsun 240Z

Jay Leno’s Garage checks out the Fugu Z, a 1973 Datsun 240Z restomodded by Fast and Furious actor Sung Kang. The stripped down sports car has a tweaked 300hp Nissan R32 engine and a formidable body kit that’s balanced with perfect white paint. More on Autoblog.

Lazareth LM 847 Motorcycle

Lazareth LM 847 Motorcycle

This totally bonkers motorcycle from French custom shop Lazareth puts its rider atop a monstrous Maserati 4.7-liter V8. In all, the bike packs 470 horses and 457 lb-ft. of torque, and basically looks like a car engine with wheels. We can’t imagine how hot that seat gets.

Leno Checks out the Charger Tantrum

Leno Checks out the Charger Tantrum

Jay Leno’s Garage gets up close and personel with SpeedKore’s insanely powerful 1650hp showcar, one of the most understated and comfortable hot rods you’ll ever see. Test drive at 17:39.

Deus Ex Machina Firefly

Deus Ex Machina Firefly

Deus Ex Machina’s new Japan branch turned a 1961 Honda Super Cub – the Beetle of motorcycles – into a race-ready machine. Aside from increasing the engine’s output by 20%, the shop also custom made parts such as the monocoque body and adjustable race shocks.

The Street Legal Stock Car

The Street Legal Stock Car

“I think when it’s done it’s gonna be amazing. Roadkill amazing anyway.” The clinically insane folks at Roadkill spent only 5 days haphazardly making a circle track car street legal by giving it a 1970 Monte Carlo’s body. Behold, the NASCarlo. Will When will it break down?

1942 Legacy 6×6 Power Wagon

1942 Legacy 6×6 Power Wagon

Legacy Classic Trucks founder Winslow Bent graced Jay Leno’s Garage with one of their restorations. It’s a Dodge WC63 military transport truck that’s been reborn into an undying tank for when the boss wants to role-play as a working man.

1970 Dodge Charger Tantrum

1970 Dodge Charger Tantrum

Wisconsin-based auto shop SpeedKore shows off its talent with this evil hot rod. The Tantrum has a mind-boggling 1650hp 9L Mercury Racing twin-turbo V8, custom carbon fiber body kit and one of the best paint jobs we’ve ever seen.

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British Customs Classic Tracker

British Customs Classic Tracker

British Customs worked with “the godfather of street trackers” Richard Pollock of Mule Motorcycles to turn a 2015 Bonneville T100 Black into a flat tracker that can compete and look good doing it.

Leno Checks out the Darth Vader Car

Leno Checks out the Darth Vader Car

Jay Leno’s Garage talked to Hot Wheels’ designer and builder about the fully functioning life-size replica of the Darth Vader toy car. It’s amazing how Leno got through such a lengthy interview while barely knowing anything about Star Wars. Test drive at 17:13.

Bandit9 Ava

Bandit9 Ava

Custom motorcycle shop Bandit9 continues to redefine the Honda Supersport. Like her predecessor Eve, Ava has a skinny and shiny handmade steel unibody. It also has a custom front cowl, front suspension, brake light and leather seat. Limited to 9 units.

1932 Ford Double Down

1932 Ford Double Down

Originally made by Fuller Moto for Jet-Hot, the Double Down is a wicked all-wheel drive hot rod based on the 1932 Ford coupe. It has a Jon Kaase Boss Nine engine that produces up to 825 hp, and custom made Indy-style suspension. It will be auctioned off on 1/23/16.

Ellaspede 2014 Yamaha XT660R

Ellaspede 2014 Yamaha XT660R

It looks like a fairly standard, but good looking off-road bike at first glance… until you check out the stock model. Australian bike shop Ellaspede made the tank, panels, shrouds, seat, pannier racks and the muffler for the exhaust pipes under the seat.

1967 Ferrari Thomassima II

1967 Ferrari Thomassima II

One of the four fabled custom cars by legendary Ferrari superfan and car designer Tom Meade. Restored by Red Car Restorations, the Thomassima II is based on a ’57 Cooper Climax F1 chassis and has a Ferrari 250 V12 engine.

Bandit9 Panther

Bandit9 Panther

Bandit9’s latest creation is its tamest one yet, but that doesn’t make it less of a beast. Based on a 2012 Triumph Bonneville T100, the Panther has a murdered out look with custom hand guards, tail lights, turn signals, seat and exhaust.

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Baron Margo’s Rocket Car

Baron Margo’s Rocket Car

Jalopnik visited Los Angeles-based sculptor Baron Margo, who loves to give vehicles a Space Age makeover. He uses handmade parts as well as bits and bobs from junkshops and flea markets. The car in the video is based on a VW Beetle.

Building a Sleeper Beetle

Building a Sleeper Beetle

Mighty Car Mods and their friends attempt to mod a 1974 Volkswagen Beetle L and give it 10 times its measly ~30hp with the help of a 2.5L turbocharged engine, while keeping its classic look. Skip to 34:10 for the result, including a drag race with the mighty Porsche 911 Carrera.

PanicRev Customs Yamaha TT500

PanicRev Customs Yamaha TT500

One-man bike shop Paul Miller turned a ’77 TT500 into a beautiful street tracker. He custom made many of the parts, including the beautiful tank and rear brake fluid reservoir. The SR500 wheels should be too big for the bike, but somehow they end up blending in well.

NikeiD Prime Fleece Collection

NikeiD Prime Fleece Collection

Three of Nike’s most popular models will be available with fleece uppers exclusively on NikeiD: the bestselling Roshe One, the resurgent Air Huarache Run and the hit women’s shoe Juvenate. Drops 8/27.

Icon Dodge D200 Reformer

Icon Dodge D200 Reformer

Icon’s second Dodge D200 sits on a 2500 Mega Cab base and has a supercharged 5.7L Hemi, automatic transmission and enhanced suspension and exhaust. The matte green and black paint job is a wonderful combination of past and present.

Toyota’s Ultimate Utility Vehicle

Toyota’s Ultimate Utility Vehicle

Toyota proves that not every minivan is lame with their UUV, a customized Sienna that’s been put onto the rugged 4×4 chassis of a Tacoma, with flared fenders, chunky lug tires, and ready to take on its upcoming 16,500 mile road trip.

Thrive MC Yamaha Scorpio T 005 Croos

Thrive MC Yamaha Scorpio T 005 Croos

Thrive Motor Co. turned a 2008 Yamaha Scorpio into a futuristic – if not aerodynamic – bike that’s at home on a pedestal or on the trail. It has a custom made aluminum body, rear-center steel exhaust and a smartphone instrument gauge.

Ed Turner Suzuki GSX 1100 CC

Ed Turner Suzuki GSX 1100 CC

French bike shop Ed Turner crammed a 1980 Suzuki GSX 1100 engine into a small custom built frame and tail, then gave it a Buells’ fork and wheels, a headlight from a Ford Mustang and a tiny fiberglass fuel tank with skateboard stickers.

PlayBox 4 One Mk. II

PlayBox 4 One Mk. II

Console modder Ed Zarick is now accepting orders for his Xbox One and PS4 combo laptop case mod. The PlayBox 4 One Mk. II has a 24″ 1080p Vizio display that has a remote control and apps like Netflix. The HDMI out is optional.

Ton-Up BMW R80 Indira

Ton-Up BMW R80 Indira

The latest custom job of Portuguese bike shop Ton-Up Garage. Based on a BMW R80 RT, the Indira has been lowered, shortened and given a new paint job and lots of custom parts to draw attention to the motorcycle’s lines.

Maggi Yeezy Boost Tan Custom

Maggi Yeezy Boost Tan Custom

Sneakershot presents this modified version of Kanye West’s latest signature shoes. Inspired by the Air Yeezy’s Net colorway, sneaker modder Maggi remade the Yeezy Boost’s suede upper in tan leather.

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