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1917 Fiat Botafogo Special - Jay Leno's Garage

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1917 Fiat Botafogo Special. 21.7-liter aero-engined behemoth! Check out this amazing car that was lent to Jay Leno. » Subscribe: http://bit.ly/JLGSubscribe » Visit the Official Site:...

Everytime I watch one of these older cars on Jay Lenos garage I always hope they will start up the motor and it would be awesome if they actually drove it. Then im always reminded when he says: "Lets take it for a ride" that it is Jay Leno and of course he will drive it :P
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+Peter Schmidt wieso bearbeitest du's nicht und nimmst den falschen Link raus?
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+Mathias Braun sindelfingen war auch falsch.es ging um den bmw bombermotor in dem sinsheimer"brutus"45liter hubraum.der von leno hat knapp die hälfte.habs bearbeitet...ohne link.die"brutus"videos findet jeder in youtube oder google. 
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Fiat's share is getting high with every day passing 
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Hello Mr. Jay Leno. My name is Sam Isaac. I am 21 years of age. I am a huge fan! I love your content. I live here in the LA County and would like to see if it's possible if I can meet you in person? I don't have money but I do have a skill. I believe that I am good with photography and I can help you with what ever you need for free to show appreciation. Please let me know. Thank you for your time.
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+Samuel Gonzalez Hello Mr. Samuel Gonzalez. My name is Greg Brady. I am 16 years of age. I am a huge fan! I love your content. I live here in Los Angeles and would like to see if it's possible if I can meet you in person? I don't have money but I do have a skill. I believe that I am good with Singing and I can help you with what ever you need for free to show appreciation. Please let me know.
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How many foots pound of thrust.....or something?
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Ought to take her to bonneville and see how fast she goes.
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He wouldn't do that with this, maybe a replica car
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Did he say "Metastopheles"?
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this is a beast, if you make a mistake, you are dead, a true man car.
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The garage that Monica Lewinsky BJ jokes built.
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I bet that engine smells wonderful!...And sounds even better!!
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This and the 32 Alfa Romeo are officially my all time favorites of yours
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1917 Fiat Botafogo Special - Jay Leno's Garage: http://youtu.be/W0HXxGjlIag
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It is Adolphe Scandroglio the creator of this monster on 4 power-driven wheels of plane. Really brilliant the duplicat of the model, thank you Jay!
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Anyone know where Jays tank car video/s are I can't find it/them anywhere on this website?? Has it/they been removed ?
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What is the white convertible to the left of this car. The right if you're looking at the car head on.
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today fiat is nothing. not fast to much expensive.
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My 13 fiat abarth does quite fine. Thank you
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the beginning of that was a little odd in fact you could call it the odd couple. You have car  guy Mr. blue denim then the other guy walking in with his sleeveless sweater and cream slacks like he just walked in from the golf course country club.
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Anybody know why a lot of these old aero engined race cars used a chain drive instead of doing it the normal way with a rear axle?
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It was simpler to use a chain!
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I am confused , earlier in the show Jay labeled the lever on the LHS of the cabin as a mechanical oil pump, but later while doing the pre drive routine labeled the same laver as a fuel pump. I am guessing this is a typo on his part and it is indeed an oil pump lever.
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Jay, buddy, you gotta let us hear that thing with at least a glasspack! 
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I don't think he wants his cars to run poorly with how quickly glasspacks degrade. Properly built exhausts are his thing.
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I once did 45 mph on a dirt road in a Prius. That was genuinely scary. I can't imagine  doing 145 in this car on a dirt road.
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Best part about this car is the styling. It just looks so damn cool. Those colors really make it too. 
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I agree. Wish we saw more copper/bronze accents in modern cars, i'm sick of chrome.
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It should be used at every school for Drivers Ed 
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+Robert Diehl Lol! I'd pay money to see that!
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I love that sound!
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Jay you need to get the "Beast of Turin" to visit your garage somehow!
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really nice car and videos!! Cool that that he drive the cars and explain.. Look also "projekt brutus"  good wishes from germany..
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How does Jay remember how all of his cars work when he goes to drive them? Fascinating!
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Fantastic that was Jay thanks a million :)
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another fifteen minutes and each piston would have only been as big as a 283
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You need to get the calculator back out Jay - 6x 350 small blocks does not make 22 litres
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Hey that looks like a single Lucas p-100. Hey Stan Mott !!!!!!!!!!! 
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Wow that thing is really quite. 
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thank you - I like you reviews because of detailed information and detailed views with constructions
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I love it when you exhibit "Beasts" like this car. Also the Tank Car sitting next to the Fiat. More like those please. 
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Aguante Argentina ! 
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Fiat Botafogo: O único carro que já vem rebaixado de fábrica. #HUE  
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Fiat came from big to small.
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it a fiat aircraft engine fiat did not make the car
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Amazing how quiet this monster engine works.
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I love air plane motors! Great Video!
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I am proud that Pur Sang is an argentine company.
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Is there a diff between the chain drives? - or does it rely on torque and skinny tires to get round corners?
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Very keen to mentioning american cars like they are good, but still the very best american car reviewer (can it be called like that?). I love videos of historical cars he is making.
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+Norbert Pešek Why, every time someone says something nice about America or American things 30 guys like you feel the need to disagree?
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+Norbert Pešek right thats why ford dominated lemans in the 60s, gm made the fastest car of the 80s, and now cars like the z06 and the gt350 are eating up roadcourses.
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What a crazy and awesome car!
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Hate to tell Mr. Leno that he is wrong, but the last worldspeedrecord that was set on a puplicroad was actually the Mercedes Benz W125 "Rekordwagen" from 1938, witch set its record on January 28th on (where else) the Autobahn between Frankfurt und Darmstadt. And the record that was set by Rudolf Caracciola at 432.7 Km/h (268.87 Mph) is still there to be broken up until today. 
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Hate to tell that is in 1917 no in 1938 and what was doing in 1917 Mr Mercedes maybe the handjob
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Splendid commentary right there.
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WOW!  What a visually gorgeous and sleek looking classic!
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Interesting...OHC, 4-valve, and still has exposed valvegear.  A curious contrast.
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It was freezing in Burbank. The needle on the thermometer had plunged all the way to 62 degrees!!!
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Jay, love the sound of that exhaust!
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really enjoyed this one Jay. I like that you described what it would be like to actually have geared up to drive this beast when it was new. 
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Amazing sound from that beast engine. Very cool car and piece of history ;)
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Great historic car from Fiat
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these old cars ! are awesome and HUGE ! i mean it´s like a TANK ! 
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What's the name of that song? lol it was pretty catchy.
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I wish you had a program on TV but, I love the unusual items I have seen on your youtube. show. I like the down to earth attitude of Jay!!!!!!!!
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Love the show.Could watch   classic machines all day.Hey Jay,live in Bakersfield.I  am prepared to come and  help look a t the cars for you.-lol
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Good show, a 2200 cc engine, that's extra big. What a rich history for an old car, very interesting!
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yeah, that car had some history! wow
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2200cc is only 2.2 ltr
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Awesome engine and car !!
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each cylinder is more like 3.6 litres than 5.7....still thats basically 6 porsche 911's under the bonnet...love to get the torque figures for this car
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Kept waiting for Jay to get pulled over for not having...well, you name it, this car probably doesn't have it.
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Jay Leno is a Car Saint
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I want to hear it with the muffler off.
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Thanks for this great series Jay, good to see these fabulous machines demonstrated. Shame we don't seem to get your shows here in UK.  More strength to you, Sir!
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Jay - a rich guy who KNOWS how to spend money !  -On cool stuff I like !
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1324 cubic inch's OMG that's big
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Magnificent...a beast of a car. Love it!!!
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splendid faster than a deusy in 1917-no wonder it's dangerous hee hee.
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Haha, would love to sit in that cockpit.
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Such a great looking car, ridiculous shape, like a cannon on wheels.
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Thanks again Jay!!! We all love how you can share this great knowledge and history.I really do appreciate these videos and always look forward to whatever your showcasing.I just cant explain to my friends and family the Rich history and automotive experience you provide.Amazing !!!!!!
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Joey Buttafuoco really should own this car.
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OUCHHH what a dent he did on the car when flipping the gascap open...
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People used to say, this is the best car show on the internet and quite honestly I used to be skeptical of that when competing with top gear, motor trend, drive and the sorts. I see the light now, this is THE BEST car show on the internet! Keep doing what you are doing Jay!
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Was just thinking how steampunk the engine looks too, quite amazing. Looks like it would run on whale oil or something.
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A 3,6 liter cylinder ... craaaazey
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Dale Earnhardt Sr. Woo! Yeah! (sorry, could not help myself)
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I've seen videos of the Mephistopheles car and how much it smokes. Other than there being some sort of particulate filter in the exhaust I can't figure out how this one so smoke free. Just amazing.
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That's not a car...that's a bus with 1 seat
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I was expecting alot more drama from that engine when he started it
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Jay please test Fiat SB4 Eldridge alias Fiat Mefistofele
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6:05 More like each cylinder is equivalent to about a 3.6 litre (220 cid) engine.
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