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Joe Biden stuck his tongue out and did a burnout in his Corvette

Fact: U.S. presidents and vice presidents are not allowed to drive while in office. It’s a sensible rule meant to protect the country’s leaders, but for current Vice President Joe Biden, it’s one that bums him out a little, mainly because he owns a freaking 1967 Chevrolet Corvette. But for one glorious day, for the third time since he’s taken office, with the assistance from Jay Leno’s Garage, Biden got to drive it like he was young again.

This is how Biden became its owner:

Leno: "So tell us the story. What made you want to buy a Corvette?"

Biden: "I was getting married in August of '67. My dad didn't have a lot of money, but he ran the largest Chevrolet dealership in the state for years.

So he said to my then-soon-to-be wife Neilia, he said, "Why don't you give me [your] car" -- it was a '65 [Pontiac] Tempest, and mine a '63 Chevy -- "and I'll fix 'em up for ya for the wedding." So, four days later, we go by to pick the car up, there's 75 people outside the dealership -- we pull up, they spread, and my dad says, (Biden points to the Corvette) "This is my wedding gift."

Biden’s managed to keep the car intact all these years, thanks to his sons Hunter and the late Beau, who rebuilt the engine as a Christmas gift. And it’s a good thing the car is in the shape it’s in, because Biden, who’s likely a rebel teen stuck in a suburban dad’s body and also happens to be our outgoing vice president, did a damn burnout:

Oh, and there was a special guest appearance from Colin Powell, who had to show up Biden with a 2015 Chevy Corvette Stingray Z51.

Regardless of what you think of his politics, Biden will always be the coolest dad VP we’ve ever known.

(h/t Jalopnik)