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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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Collector Cars in a Time of Coronavirus: An Industry in Transition

The Coronavirus is upending our lives like nothing else in modern history. Out of nowhere, this black swan pandemic has turned all of our lives upside down. Coronavirus has become the sudden equalizer because we all are feeling the impact in one way or another. From billionaires to small business owners to retirees, we are […]

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The All-New Chevrolet Ventilator

“You’re not going to take a car-assembly line and start making ventilators on it.” —Carla Bailo, CEO Center for Automotive Research Just when things could not get weirder, President Trump surprised the auto industry with a Tweet that said: “Ford, General Motors and Tesla are being given the “go ahead” to make ventilators and other […]

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Hunker Down Garage: Car Movies To Watch While We Wait Out Coronavirus

We hope that you and your family are safe and healthy. These are unprecedented and scary times. Given that most of us are hunkered down in our homes, we are posting a list (and summary) of some of the all-time great car-related films. It is hard to put pen to paper here and talk about […]

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Buy Sell Hold Podcast: The Turtle Garage Interview

A few weeks ago I received a call from Keith Martin, publisher of Sports Car Market. He asked me to be on his new podcast called Buy Sell Hold. This unique podcast is a collaboration with Mark Greene’s highly successful Cars Yeah. Keith and Mark’s esteemed guests so far include industry luminaries such as Stephen […]

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Cars and the Coronavirus: Geneva International Motor Show Canceled

Over the last few trading days markets have experienced a sharp reversal. Anxiety is growing over the spread of the Coronavirus and markets are responding. The spread of the Coronavirus is impacting everything from air travel to car shows. This morning, Bloomberg ran the following story which outlines that the Swiss government is taking steps […]

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Frank Stephenson: Pushing the Limits of Innovation

“Frank’s name is synonymous with elegant design. Whether he is re-imagining iconic commuter cars like the Fiat 500 or the MINI, or designing limited number supercars like the Ferrari FXX or McLaren P1, his approach is the same. Frank’s attention to detail, commitment to research, and desire to do his very best work is the […]

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2020 Boca Raton Concours: A Rising Star on the Crowded Concours Circuit

The 2020 Boca Raton Concours was another huge success this year. Building off of last fourteen years, the show has gained momentum and now owns a seat at the table with the top concours in the United States. The Boca Raton Concours is held at the Boca Raton Resort & Club and has evolved into […]

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A Visit to Beaulieu Auto Museum

“From the earliest motor carriages to classic family saloons, the world-famous National Motor Museum has one of the finest collections of cars, motorcycles and motoring memorabilia in the world. From legendary F1 cars and land speed record breakers for the speed freaks, to incredible examples of pioneering motoring for the history-buffs.” —Beaulieu Auto Museum During […]

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The Rise of the BMW E30: Madness is the New Normal

The recent sale of a BMW E30 at the Silverstone UK auction has caused quite a stir in the world of modern classic collectors. This non-M E30 sold for a whopping $65,555 and there is a wide dispersion of opinions over this outcome. In the most recent Sports Car Market we take an in-depth look […]

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The Electric Vehicle Debate: Complex and Unclear

“Sure, owning an electric car may make you feel good. That you’re doing your bit for the planet, but as it turns out, unless you’re planning to drive one to obsolescence, while using clean power sources, they might not be the best option to ensure Mother Earth’s survival today.”  —Financial Times, January 24th 2020 A recent […]

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