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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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Movin’ Online: Classic Car Auctions in Transition—A Trend or a Fad?

Bring a Trailer is experiencing an explosion in traffic and a high sell-through rate. Even the venerable RM Sotheby’s is migrating online. Gooding & Co. is ramping up their direct sales channel. Is this a Covid19 fad or a long-term trend? In the upcoming Sports Car Market August supplement issue, Turtle Garage joins a distinguished […]

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#bikesarethenewtoiletpaper

“The United States is facing a shortage of bicycles as anxiety over public transportation and a desire to exercise has sent the demand surging.” —The New York Times “I have never seen anything remotely approaching this. If you went into a store three weeks ago you could find a bike under $1,000. Right now shelves […]

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Stephen King’s Christine: A Good Movie, a Fantastic Book

“Books are a uniquely portable magic.” —Stephen King, On Writing “The road to hell is paved with adverbs.” —Stephen King The Coronavirus lockdown has provided a unique opportunity to revisit old books and movies as well as time to dive into some new ones. Indeed, many of us have been able to leverage this unusual […]

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Bitter CD Restoration: The Revival of a Stylish and Rare Coupe

“After some negotiation, I purchased this very rough CD and shipped it back to New Jersey. I was now the proud owner of CD #305 of 395 produced.  Little did I realize what was ahead of me.  I spent the next five years sourcing original parts and selecting a reputable shop that I believed would […]

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Ford vs. Ferrari vs. GM vs. Tesla

“Price is what you pay; value is what you get.” —Ben Graham “Every decade or so, dark clouds will fill the economic skies, and they will briefly rain gold.” —Warren Buffett The world has been turned upside down by the Covid19 pandemic and the financial markets do not seem to care. The stock market is […]

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2017 and 2019 Turtle Invitational Photos Are Now Live

“A group of passionate enthusiasts come together for a weekend of camaraderie, cars, cocktails, and conversations. A stunning roster of classic vehicles fill the show field. The Turtle Invitational does not aim to be just another stop on the crowded and stale Concours de’ Elegance tour. Our goal is to put on a spectacular weekend […]

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Pebble Beach a No-Go for 2020

“My heart goes out to all of the people who are involved in the Pebble Beach Concours and who are impacted by this decision. Many of our entrants have been working on a special car for years, and this was to be their moment. Some of our overseas entrants were nearing the point of putting […]

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BMW E39 M5: The Ultimate Driving Machine

In the June issue of Sports Car Market, we review the sale of a 2002 BMW E39 M5 at Gooding’s Amelia Island Auction. The E39 M5 is perhaps the ultimate German super sedan. This is the the last M5 with a conventional key and a oil dip stick. Still modern to drive, its a wonderful […]

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The Collector Car Market Is Immune from Covid19

While the new car market is suffering its worst period in the post-war era, certain areas of the collector car market are on fire. We have been carefully following recent auctions results, and the outcomes are stunning. Over the last few weeks, modern classics have realized impressive prices. Beyond the high-profile public sales, our insider […]

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A Legend is Gone: Sir Stirling Moss

“Stirling’s drive to victory in the Mille Miglia is one of the outstanding sporting feats of the 20th century. It is right up there with Roger Bannister’s sub-4-minute mile and Jean-Claude Killy’s three gold medals in the 1968 Grenoble Winter Olympics. It is probably the single greatest drive of all time in motorsports.”   —Murray […]

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