Buy Jay Leno's 1950 Plymouth restomod to help out his late mechanic's family

Jay Leno's Garage frequently features cars from other people's collections, but this car is a little different, and much more personal. The 1950 Plymouth Business Coupe in this episode was built by one of Leno's late mechanics, Bob Sales. Sales, who had been battling cancer for many years, built it in his spare time at the garage. Unfortunately, as Leno explains in the video above, he passed away from cancer not too long after finishing the car. As a final tribute to Sales, and to help the wife and children he left behind, Leno helping sell the car to benefit the Sales family.

If you're interested, you can email and make an offer. Leno hasn't set a price and will take the best offer someone can make. He also mentions that Sales wanted to make sure the car went to a good home, so that will likely play a role in the selection process. The car itself would be a great street rod, even without its pedigree. It features a proven powertrain combination of a Chevrolet small-block V8, a 700R4 automatic transmission, and a Ford 9-inch rear end. This combination has been used for decades, so it should be a trouble-free set-up.

Even if you aren't interested in buying the car, this is a must-see episode of Leno's show. As always, it's an opportunity to see a really cool car, but also to get an opportunity to learn about the people who work on Leno's cars – and how much they mean to him. Enjoy the video above.

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