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Turtle Garage provides readers with unique insights into the collector vehicle market and the broader automotive industry. Our exclusive content focuses on vintage motorcycles, modern classics, and the exciting future of the automobile—including developments in ride-hailing, electrification, and autonomous driving. We produce diverse articles on travel, restoration projects, book reviews, auction analysis, vehicle summaries, and relevant automotive industry news.

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Carlos Ghosn: Former Nissan CEO is a Man on the Run

“I have not fled justice — I have escaped injustice and political persecution. I can now finally communicate freely with the media, and look forward to starting next week….I will no longer be held hostage by a rigged Japanese justice system where guilt is presumed, discrimination is rampant, and basic human rights are denied, in flagrant […]

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Collector Car and Automotive Industry Predictions for 2020 and Beyond

Each year Hemmings.com publishes a list of predictions for the coming year. This year the list reviews and grades their own 2019 predictions and highlights five new forecasts for 2020. Overall, their observations are reasonable and logical: GM will continue to evolve their push towards electric drive by possibly offering buyers an electric crate motor. […]

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Four Automotive Legends Cross the Finish Line

As 2019 comes to a close, we are reflecting on the loss of four automotive titans. Lee Iacocca, Ferdinand Piëch, Niki Lauda, and Paul Ingrassia. Lee Iacocca needs no introduction. He brought us the Mustang and saved Chrysler. Ferdinand Piëch was the grandson of Ferdinand Porsche and presided over the revival of Audi and later ran the […]

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The BMW 850CSi Has Arrived!

In the current issue of Sports Car Market, we profile the recent stratospheric sale of a near-perfect BMW 850CSi. These cars are finally emerging as the ultimate Youngtimer BMW collectible—The 850CSi even appears to be surpassing the legendary E30 M3 as the “must have” post-war BMW. While the price paid here was all the money, […]

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Turtle Garage Newsflash: An Unusual Volume of News and Events Within the Automotive World

From Lewis Hamilton to the GM Strike to the release of Ford v Ferrari, the last few weeks have brought a flurry of headlines within the automotive world. We thought a short curated summary with links to major articles would be a great way for Turtle Garage subscribers to start the week and get caught […]

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New York to LA in 27 Hours and 25 Minutes

Road & Track recently reported that yet another Cannonball cross country record has been shattered. The leading time of 27 hours and 25 minutes was attained in a modified 2016 Mercedes-Benz E63 AMG. With an average speed of 103 miles per hour, drivers Arne Toman, Doug Tabbutt, and Berkeley Chadwick are the new Cannonball champions. […]

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The 2019 Turtle Invitational: Raising the Bar!

By all accounts, the 2019 Turtle Invitational was a resounding success. We were blessed with great people, stunning cars, and perfect weather!  A very special thanks to all our sponsors: Porsche Danbury, Audi Danbury, Collier Auto Media, Meccanic Shop, Hagerty, Sports Car Market, and Hollow Brook Wealth Management. We are grateful for everyone who contributed […]

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2007 BMW E60 M5: A Lesson in Depreciation

In the most recent issue of Sports Car Market, we profile the recent sale of a 2007 BMW M5. A decade ago, this car represented the state-of-the-art of mid-sized super sedans. Today, this E60 is a depreciating used car that will undoubtedly require significant investment to keep up and running. This example had over 50,000 miles and […]

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Audi RS6: Bargain Land Missile

In the December issue of Sports Car Market, we profiled a recent auction sale of an Audi RS6. The RS6 was a fantastic car back in 2003 and remains so today. Equipped with a bi-turbo 4.2 V-8 and flared fenders, the RS6 is the quintessential German super sedan. In a genuine sense, it’s the spiritual (and […]

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The Marvelous Mazda Miata

In the November issue of Sports Car Market, we profiled the first-generation Mazda Miata. This is a car that once resided within Turtle Garage and we regret selling it to this day. In the first iteration of this iconic roadster, Mazda engineers and designers nailed the ultimate modern-day sports car. Launched in late 1989, the […]

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