The BEST Episodes of Jay Leno's Garage (2015)

Every episode ever - ranked by fan votes!

Last Updated: Apr 17, 2021

Network: CNBC

Follow Jay on his journey through the always-fascinating world of people, their prized automobiles and cars everywhere, new and old.

Hand Made

#1 - Hand Made

Season 3 - Episode 7 - Aired Aug 2, 2017

Jay visits the Old Crow Speed Shop in Burbank, Cal., and takes a vintage belly-tank racer onto a dry lake bed; and talks about Bentleys with comedian Russell Peters. Also: an automotive repair program for troubled youth; a ride with a wedge car designer; a surprise for an iconic Porsche customizer.

star 8.27
30 votes
Living the Dream

#2 - Living the Dream

Season 3 - Episode 15 - Aired Feb 1, 2018

Jay Leno sets out to fulfil automotive dreams and along the way meets up with fellow comedians Bill Burr and Adam Carolla

star 8.18
11 votes
The Cars of Tomorrow

#3 - The Cars of Tomorrow

Season 1 - Episode 8 - Aired Dec 2, 2015

Jay visits automotive innovators who may have insight into the future. He connects with Oscar-winning director and forward-thinking gearhead Francis Ford Coppola, meets young designers who are creating vehicles that can go over 3,000 miles per gallon, and even drives a 3D-printed car...all in the effort to paint a picture of tomorrow's vehicles.

star 8.10
31 votes
The Car My Father Drove

#4 - The Car My Father Drove

Season 3 - Episode 9 - Aired Aug 16, 2017

A tribute to fathers and the cars they drive includes an interview with Richard and Kyle Petty. Also: a visit to the Riverside County Fair in California to learn the art of tractor pulling with a father-daughter duo; a woman who restored a Mustang and an airplane with her dad; a Shelby family reunion.

star 7.96
25 votes
Design of the Times

#5 - Design of the Times

Season 1 - Episode 7 - Aired Nov 25, 2015

Jay tackles the subject of vehicle design from all angles. He visits Keanu Reeves' passion project ...a sleek motorcycle design studio, learns what it takes to make (and destroy) movie cars, heads to the track to study aerodynamics, and finally, back to school-to design his own car. Jay explores how a car's design is very personal, but also a product of society's values, economy, and spirit.

star 7.91
34 votes

#6 - Supercars

Season 2 - Episode 1 - Aired Jun 15, 2016

Jay Leno explores Robert Herjavec's iconic Countach, learns why Nick Cannon likes to drive slow in his Ferrari, gets an exclusive look at an ultra-powerful Koenigsegg mega-car, and tests comedian Alonzo Bodden's car knowledge.

star 7.90
48 votes
Rolling Sculpture

#7 - Rolling Sculpture

Season 4 - Episode 9 - Aired Aug 2, 2018

Jay explores cars that are rolling works of art; Jay and TV show host Trevor Noah take a ride in an outrageous Lamborghini Aventador; Jay meets Chris Runge, a designer who crafts works of moving art; Jay talks to custom car designer Rick Dore.

star 7.88
17 votes
The Next Generation

#8 - The Next Generation

Season 3 - Episode 10 - Aired Aug 23, 2017

Jay Leno hits the road to examine the next generation of all things automotive. He becomes the first customer to receive Ford's new race-winning GT, tries teaching old style bikes new tricks while off-roading with comedian Alonzo Bodden and checks out a vehicle that can become anything you want on the big screen. Then he meets up with legendary newsman Ted Koppel to give him the inside scoop on the latest NSX and tests out the next in a line of powerful race bikes. Throughout, he learns how we can honor the past while still moving forward.

star 7.88
25 votes
Child at Heart

#9 - Child at Heart

Season 3 - Episode 6 - Aired Jul 26, 2017

Car lovers who never want to grow up; Michael Strahan and Josh Duhamel surprise a special little kid; four-story, motorized fire-breathing dinosaur; Pixar's John Lasseter takes Jay on a tour of his 85-acre playground; grumpy comedian Jeremy Hotz.

star 7.87
31 votes
Original and Unrestored

#10 - Original and Unrestored

Season 2 - Episode 8 - Aired Nov 16, 2016

Jay dives deep into the world of unrestored classic cars and the passionate collectors who pay big bucks for them.

star 7.84
31 votes
Wolf in Sheep's Clothing

#11 - Wolf in Sheep's Clothing

Season 2 - Episode 6 - Aired Jul 13, 2016

High-performance cars with unassuming exteriors, aka "sleepers," are featured when Jay faces off against Tim Allen and his souped-up Toyota Camry. Also: cruising with David Spade; a man who transforms old buckets of bolts into works of art.

star 7.81
42 votes
Love Stories

#12 - Love Stories

Season 2 - Episode 7 - Aired Nov 9, 2016

Jay Leno explores the deep emotional connection people have with their vehicles. Guests Vice President Joe Biden and Wrestler Bill Goldberg

star 7.79
34 votes
One of a Kind

#13 - One of a Kind

Season 4 - Episode 7 - Aired Jun 7, 2018

Watch as Jay Leno explores the innovative, unique world of one-of-a-kind rides! Jay takes a trip with Comedian Chris Hardwick in the iconic DeLorean time machine from Back to the Future. He drives what is possibly the most dangerous one-off car ever made with Jalopnik writer Jason Torchinsky and is treated to a ride in Comedian Jeff Dunham’s “Hard Hat” car designed by George Barris.

star 7.73
15 votes
Beasts of Burden

#14 - Beasts of Burden

Season 1 - Episode 5 - Aired Nov 11, 2015

Jay takes a closer look at vehicles that do our country's heavy lifting. He challenges an Abrams battle tank to a race at Fort Irwin, goes on a high-speed spin with the Secret Service, attempts to drive a fire truck through the winding streets of San Francisco, investigates a risky alternative to the postal truck... and through these adventures, comes to appreciate the men and women behind these machines.

star 7.71
35 votes
Crime Fighters

#15 - Crime Fighters

Season 2 - Episode 2 - Aired Jun 22, 2016

Jay Leno explores the cars behind the world's most powerful crime-fighters.

star 7.71
41 votes
Anything But Four Wheels

#16 - Anything But Four Wheels

Season 2 - Episode 3 - Aired Jun 30, 2016

Jay learns a lesson in this mayhem-packed episode: if a vehicle has anything but four wheels, it’s going to be a wild ride!

star 7.70
37 votes
The Driving Force

#17 - The Driving Force

Season 1 - Episode 3 - Aired Oct 21, 2015

Jay is on a mission to find out why people love cars. He connects with some famous friends, including CJ Wilson, John Hennessey and Laurence Fishburne to figure out what drives their passion... and along the way, explores his own automotive love affair.

star 7.70
43 votes
Music and Cars

#18 - Music and Cars

Season 2 - Episode 9 - Aired Nov 23, 2016

Jay Leno explores the deep connection between musicians and their automobiles.

star 7.68
31 votes
Movie Cars

#19 - Movie Cars

Season 4 - Episode 1 - Aired Apr 19, 2018

Jamie Foxx shows Jay that he's no baby driver when it comes to stunts; professional stunt driver Ben Collins finds himself trapped in a Bond chase scene, with Jay playing the evil villain; James Taylor is reunited with his car from "Two-Lane Blacktop." Also: a look at the original Mustang Steve McQueen drove in the film "Bullitt."

star 7.67
21 votes
Second Chances

#20 - Second Chances

Season 4 - Episode 13 - Aired Aug 30, 2018

Chris Evans shows off his 1967 Camaro - a car so powerful, it takes many tries to learn how to drive it; famed builder Bodie Stroud; Jay gives Adam Corolla another shot in a Porsche 935 racecar that was driven by Paul Newman.

star 7.67
12 votes
Made in America

#21 - Made in America

Season 3 - Episode 1 - Aired Jun 28, 2017

Jay talks to former president George W. Bush about his Ford pickup; races Wanda Sykes in a minivan; takes a ride with Billy Gardell; and checks out Gabriel Iglesias' Trans Am.

star 7.63
41 votes
American Muscle

#22 - American Muscle

Season 1 - Episode 1 - Aired Oct 7, 2015

In this high octane series premiere, Jay Leno revisits the golden era of American muscle cars. He explores what started the trend, why they're so valuable today, and if there's a rebirth on the horizon. He visits old pal and muscle car aficionado Tim Allen, hits the drag strip with the first female Pro Stock champion, gets an exclusive look at GM's top secret 1960's concept car "The Pegasus", and drives with NASCAR legend Jimmie Johnson in his souped-up classic Corvette...all to find out why Americans will always love these powerful cars.

star 7.63
59 votes
Anarchy on Wheels

#23 - Anarchy on Wheels

Season 2 - Episode 4 - Aired Jul 6, 2016

The sidecar-racing circuit; monster trucks; a car culture drawing inspiration from "Mad Max."

star 7.62
34 votes
Essence of Cool

#24 - Essence of Cool

Season 2 - Episode 5 - Aired Jul 13, 2016

A motorcycle road trip with Red Hot Chili Peppers front man Anthony Kiedis; a James Bond tutorial with stunt driver Ben Collins; a tour of the Hollywood Hills with jazz legend Herbie Hancock.

star 7.62
34 votes
Cars of the Sports Stars

#25 - Cars of the Sports Stars

Season 4 - Episode 6 - Aired May 24, 2018

What do you get when you mix competitive instincts, outrageous personalities and excess cash? Sports stars with fantastic cars!

star 7.56
18 votes