Leno gives Tyson a ride in his custom built, turbine-powered EcoJet.
No matter which side of the whole Tonight Show host debacle you were on, you still secretly love Jay Leno for his extensive car and motorcycle collection, right? Moreover, you gotta admire his support of green car technologies from plug-in electric and plug-in hybrid electric vehicles like the Nik Bristow
Sure, all Funny Cars are a bit different. After all, they are so named 'cause they didn't quite look stock, hence the name "funny", according to the great and all-knowing Wiki. But, this one is even more strange in that it runs on 100 percent canola-based biodiesel, which enables the machine to travel the good old 1,320 in just 6.4 seconds at 250 mph. That is extremely fast in anyone's book.
If you missed seeing Jay Leno's EcoJet when it toured the Midwest this past week, never fear. Domestic Fuel's Chuck Zimmerman got a chance to speak to Jay's logistics planner, Steve Reich, about the car (and more). Reich says the B100, 650hp jet-powered car should be able to go 220 mph.