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VIDEO: Mercury Racing engine appears on Jay Leno car show

Former “Tonight Show” host Jay Leno recently featured a 1970 Dodge Charger with Mercury Racing engines.
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Former “Tonight Show” host Jay Leno, who has turned his passion for cars into a series called “Jay Leno’s Garage,” recently featured a 1970 Dodge Charger with Mercury Racing engines.

The “Tantrum” Charger is the first automotive application of Mercury Racing’s QC4 platform. Mercury Racing launched the QC4 platform in 2010 as a high-performance offshore marine engine, and the team at Mercury Racing decided it was time to develop something car guys would crave.

Leno was “rightfully blown away at the beauty and performance of the QC4 engine,” Mercury says, evidenced when he relinquished the key for the show’s customary “burnout.”

Check out the “Jay Leno’s Garage” episode to see the Tantrum with the QC4 in action on California roads. (For the non-gearheads out there, the driving starts around the 17:40 mark.)

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