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Turtle Garage Featured in Mercedes Enthusiast Magazine

The Mercedes-Benz R129 is fast becoming a desirable modern classic. The fourth-generation SL is perhaps Bruno Sacco’s finest creation. The car is a design trifecta—its modern, classic, and timeless. Today, the R129 remains one of my favorite Mercedes models of all time. The V12 SL 600 was the most powerful factory iteration of the R129 […]

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Mercedes C63 AMG Black Series: A 500 Horsepower Miata

The December 2017 issue of Sports Car Market features an article we wrote about the recent sale at RM’s London Auction of a Mercedes C63 AMG Black Series. The hammer price of $90,000 raises many questions. The near six-figure price implies collector car status but this Black Series is unlikely to become collectible anytime soon—if […]

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A Fun Unpretentious Car Show

On Sunday I attended the Katonah car show. Hosted by the Lions Club of Bedford Hills, the event has been held annually for the last nineteen years. It’s a wonderful low-key gathering that takes place in the Metro-North commuter parking lot. It’s not a show about elite judging standards or 100-point cars. Rather it’s about […]

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Joseph Schumpeter Meets Ferdinand Porsche

2017 has been a blockbuster year of groundbreaking news within the automotive industry.  Specifically, new developments in autonomous technologies and electric propulsion have radically changed the automotive landscape. It’s becoming clear that the pace of change is up-shifting far faster than most industry analysts and experts initially modeled. From Intel buying Mobileye to Volvo announcing […]

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Beck Speedster: A Modern Analog Time Machine

“At slower speeds, the modern performance car is boring. Indeed, much of modern performance is purely ‘notional,’ good only for bragging rights. We’ve all experienced the truth of the adage, ‘It’s more fun to drive a slow car fast than a fast car slowly.’” —Miles Collier, Sports Car Market, September 2016 Dateline: Woodstock Vermont. I recently […]

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The Turtle Invitational: Classic Cars, Camaraderie, and Fun

Last weekend the inaugural Turtle Invitational Concours d’ Elegance was held at the Turtle Garage in Bedford New York. The festivities were a smash success and we look forward to hosting the event again in 2019. We had an incredible roster of cars, but moreover, a great group of passionate car enthusiasts. The weekend began […]

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Mercedes-Benz Intensifies the Electric Car Arms Race

Mercedes-Benz announced Monday that it will offer electric versions of all its models by 2022—a scant five years from now. This comes on the heels of Volvo’s shocking July announcement that it will only offer hybrid and all-electric models by 2019. Without a doubt, the electric car arms race is heating up faster and with […]

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Historic Festival 35 @ Lime Rock (Water) Park

Video by www.ride-ct.com  Lime Rock Historic Festival is always a tremendous automotive and racing extravaganza that showcases close to 2,000 historic, vintage, racing and collector cars over its four days, from race car parades through town and three dozen vintage races to a prestigious Concours on Sam Posey Straight and a huge collector car show. […]

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