Jay Leno restores 1972 Mercedes-Benz 300 SEL for garage


Comedian and car guy Jay Leno lets us back into his garage this week to look at his fully restored 1972 Mercedes-Benz 300 SEL 6.3. Leno was going to customize the 300 SEL by adding the 563-hp, 6.2-liter V8 from the gullwing Mercedes SLS AMG, but let the fans decide if they wanted to see the change. Unfortunately, or fortunately, depending on your point of view, they came back with a resounding but polite “no thank you.” Leno kept the car as-is.

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