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1994 Toyota Supra: Well Sold For Now

The hammer fell at $173,600 for this 1994 Toyota Supra at the Amelia Island RM Sotheby’s auction From RM Sotheby’s: Toyota’s fourth-generation Supra, known as the Mk IV, entered regular production for the 1993 model year and remained in production for the following nine years. The last examples were built in 2002 with U.S. exports […]

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Extreme Garages: The WSJ Visits Turtle Garage

Amelia Island, FL: The last seven days have been an immersion into the collector car world. After four days at the Revs Institute’s 10th Biennial Meaningful Car Symposium in Naples, I flew north to attend the annual Amelia Island Concours de’ Elegance. During these travels, the Wall Street Journal published a comprehensive article on custom […]

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Autonomy: The Coming Mobility Disruption

“With his access to so many players including Google founders Larry Page and Sergei Brin, Burns does a masterful job weaving the various strands of his story together.  And a juicy story it is, filled with an insider’s first hand experiences and observations.” —Doron Levin, Forbes Regular readers of Turtle Garage know that we have been […]

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Audi R8: An Avant-Garde Supercar

“While the later R8 was certainly faster and more advanced, it lost some of the magic that made the original special. The design got busier, lost much of the signature sideblade. It’s less clean than the first R8, less striking…..The market is already showing that the original R8 is destined to become a legit future […]

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EV Vortex: Extreme Cold is the Enemy of Electric Cars

“Range anxiety is real. Take it from someone who has been stranded with his wife in an electric vehicle not once but twice: You’ll want to watch the distance-to-empty gauge of an EV with a close eye. This is even more critical when the temperature drops below freezing.” —K.C. Colwell, Car and Driver “Based on […]

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2004 VW Phaeton W12: Well Sold

The hammer fell at $36,000 for this 2004 VW Phaeton W12. This 2004 Volkswagen Phaeton was sold new by Riverside Volkswagen in California and was recently acquired from its original owner with just under 7,600 miles. Finished in Black Klavierlack over Sonnen Beige, the car is equipped with a 6.0-liter W12 mated to a 5-speed Tiptronic automatic […]

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Road & Track: The End of An Era

Back in the heyday of print-media, Road & Track was the venerable authority on automobiles. In the 1980’s when I was a salivating teen obsessed with cars, Road & Track was the defacto go-to source for road tests, racing results, and spy photos of new models. Back then, I had the trifecta of car magazine […]

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CarPlay For A Day

“CarPlay is Apple’s platform for using iOS devices in cars, allowing drivers and passengers to connect their iPhones and iPads to the entertainment system of the vehicle. By doing this, the car is able to use a wide variety of the iPhone’s features, including managing calls and messages, using Apple Maps for navigation, and playing […]

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1994 Toyota Supra: Well Sold….For Now

The hammer fell at $121,000 for this 1994 Toyota Supra. This 1994 Toyota Supra has just 7,000 miles and is powered by a turbocharged 3.0L inline-6 mated to a 6-speed manual gearbox. Finished in Renaissance Red over a tan leather interior, the car was first leased in 1994 in Florida. It then moved to Pennsylvania in […]

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