1934 Chrysler Airflow sails into Jay Leno’s Garage

Today, automakers love to brag about low drag coefficients, but that wasn’t the case when this 1934 Chrysler Airflow Imperial Eight was built. This car was one of the first designed for low aerodynamic drag, but it ultimately proved to be ahead of its time, as Jay Leno explains on this episode of Jay Leno’s Garage.

The Airflow is known for its streamlined bodywork, which was designed with the aid of wind-tunnel testing, a novelty at the time. Under the skin, it had some other notable design features. The engine was pushed forward over the front axle to maximize interior space, and the floor was lower than typical cars of the period. The Airflow was also one of the first mass-produced cars with an all-steel body.

This car is powered by a 299-cubic-inch flathead V-8, which makes 122 horsepower and 250 pound-feet of torque, according to Jay. Drive is

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Our Editors Fill Their Dream-Car Garages

If it’s Monday, it’s time for chapter three of our weekly Automobile “Million Dollar Challenge,” wherein one of our staffers each week creates their personal list of dream cars. The rules are simple: What would you buy if you were today handed $1 million and commanded to spend it on nothing but filling your dream garage with automobiles? We’ll each select at least five of our lifelong dream cars, rather than copping out and blowing the entire imaginary wad on a single million-dollar car, because what fun would that be? However, not every car must be a six-figure collector’s item, either. This week, it’s Automobile social-media guru Billy Rehbock’s turn to dream:

Ready for some #MondayMotivation? I’m somewhat notorious at our office for having way too many Hot Wheels cars parked on either side of my computer, so naturally I tried to cast a wide net here to include

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