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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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1990 Alfa SZ: No Sale

The auction hammer did not fall for this 1990 Alfa Romeo SZ The Alfa Romeo SZ is a unique car. Enthusiasts either love its Zagato styling or they hate it. Either way, its certainly an unusual car. We are seeing more of these cars being imported into the United States as they are now almost thirty […]

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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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Monterey Car Week 2019: Mild Market Correction or Chernobyl?

This year’s Monterey Auction Week experienced the single biggest decline in year-over-year auction totals since 2001 with a 34 percent fall, so naturally there is a lot to discuss. Words like “massacre” have been lobbed out there, but the big picture is likely more nuanced. Certain segments are indeed bloodied (ultra-expensive cars with anything less than […]

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