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Jay Leno unveils his twin-turbo hot-rod Bentley, as W.O. would have wanted

November 9, 2012

What separates Jay Leno from most classic car collectors is his willingness (and engineering resources) to remix bits of automotive history to create something modern, yet respectful of heritage. W.O. Bentley may not have been a fan of blowing extra air into his engines, but pairing one of his classic 8-liter blocks with modern twin turbochargers and a compact 1924 Bentley race car likely would have won his approval. With more than 400 hp, no one else who might object will be able to keep up: