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Jay Leno’s 2008 Dodge Challenger SRT8 Auctioned for Charity

Jay Leno, comedian and car enthusiast extraordinaire, might be best known for his time as host of The Tonight Show, but it’s his philanthropic efforts that are getting attention these days. Leno boasts an extensive car collection, and has auctioned yet another one of his one-of-a-kind cars off for a good cause. On January 17th, with the help of Gooding & Company auction house, Leno auctioned off his all-black 2008 Dodge Challenger SRT8. The unique SRT was one of 6,400 models first released that were pre-sold to car enthusiasts. The money was raised for a cause close to Leno’s heart – the United Service Organizations (USO). The USO is a … Continue reading

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Jay Leno Surprises Veteran on The Today Show

Those of us here at Withnell Dodge have a soft spot for veterans. So, a recent story involving the former talk-show host, and diehard auto enthusiast, Jay Leno and a veteran caught our attention. The Today Show has an ongoing feature called “Shine a Light,” which features heartwarming stories about great, yet ordinary, people.  On this particular segment, Jay Leno bonded with war veteran Corporal Ethan Leberge over their “mutual love of cars.” Visit NBCNews.com for breaking news, world news, and news about the economy Leberge served his country in the campaign in Afghanistan. There, he bravely endured a horrific attack by a suicide-bomber. According to Motor Authority, the attacked … Continue reading

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