On Jay Leno’s Garage, the former late night talk show host reveals GM’s top secret 1960s concept car, The Pegasus. Leno is so excited to see the elusive car, he leaves his denim shirt and jeans behind and puts on a dress shirt and pants to meet Ed Welburn, the Vice President of Global Design, at a secret GM studio “somewhere in Los Angeles.” No one’s really seen the car. The concept car wasn’t shown when it was first developed by VP in charge of styling at GM, design legend Bill Mitchell. When Mitchell retired, he made a deal with GM to take the Pegasus with him. He would will it back to the company when he died.
The candy-apple red Pegasus Concept is powered with Ferrari V12 drivetrain, hardware and gauges. According to ConceptCarz.com, the firewall was moved back nine inches to make room for the engine. Jay Leno’s Garage airs Wednesdays at 10pm on CNBC.