Jay Leno's Garage has moved to Pebble Beach for the week. This time around, the affable comedian is taking a look at the Cadillac Elmiraj Concept that debuted during the Monterey car week, and is talking to General Motors vice president of global design, Ed Welburn.

There's plenty of reminiscing about what concept cars were like when these two were kids, before a fairly deep dive into the striking Elmiraj Concept itself. Welburn shares a few anecdotes about the design process behind the two-door concept, including how his designers changed his mind on the grille design.

After bringing up the Cimarron, Leno makes a solid point that the Elmiraj would be a solid production car that could even spawn a four-door variant. We couldn't agree more. Take a look below for the full video from Jay Leno's Garage.


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      RoyalDonuts
      • 1 Year Ago
      The look on Ed's face when Jay mentioned the Cimarron http://images4.wikia.nocookie.net/__cb20071103104804/simpsons/images/b/ba/ILoveLisa.jpg
      Mr. BaderĀ®
      • 1 Year Ago
      Jay please adopt me
      Tyler Benshoof
      • 1 Year Ago
      did i hear twin turbo v8? woooooo
      mike
      • 1 Year Ago
      Surprised he didnt talk about the new logo
      thefiend1
      • 1 Year Ago
      That thing is sexy as all hell
      car-a-holic
      • 1 Year Ago
      the best comment from when this was first concept was first posted, went something like this; " I keep throwing my money at the screen but nothing is happening" I cant agree any more!!!!!!
        • 1 Year Ago
        @car-a-holic
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      vi_per
      • 1 Year Ago
      I approve. Just kidding. Yes, it is gorgeous.
      Avinash Machado
      • 1 Year Ago
      Leno is such a fortunate guy.
      John
      • 1 Year Ago
      dammit! someone slap me. i said it looked bad, the car actually looks stunning in the video. though i think the mesh grille is still off . a metallic or chrome finish would fare better
        • 1 Year Ago
        @John
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      2MUCH
      • 1 Year Ago
      This is why Cadillac will never reach anywhere ever again you Americans will never let caddy put its foot in the water and settle it self you all always want it to challenge the big boys and we all know the big boys have power as well as elegancy to match and wipe caddy off the earth just let Cadillac be stop comparing it to the Germans and Lexus let it do its own thing please people(American) and this car isn't really bring anything to the game but a nicer logo
      omgcool
      • 1 Year Ago
      I'm ordinarily not one for large coupes, but damn. This is hands-down my favorite concept of the last decade; maybe even two. This is what Cadillac needs to restore it's genuine luxury credentials. A grand, revolutionarily-styled flagship that could only come from Cadillac. If they make this, it will instantly become the car to which I aspire.
        omgcool
        • 1 Year Ago
        @omgcool
        Delete apostrophe on "its." Also want to mourn the loss of the wreath.
      Cruising
      • 1 Year Ago
      I liked when Ed talked about how he got talked into the grill design you see on the car and not his own and admitting it looks better, much respect. You know that's the right guy running the show.
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