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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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Turtle Invitational III Featured in Equestrian Living Magazine

In the collector car world, the mostly widely read meaningful publications are magazines like Sports Car Market and Magneto. In the equestrian world, a similarly regarded “go to” magazines is Equestrian Living. In the November/December issue of Equestrian Living, the Turtle Invitational III was featured front and center in a four-page spread. Special thanks to […]

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Turtle Invitational III: Meaningful Cars + Meaningful People = Meaningful Fun

In 2016, I was fortunate to attend several premium top-tier Concours de’ Elegance car shows both here and in Europe with Sports Car Market publisher Keith Martin. On the surface, the quality of these shows was unparalleled. The vehicles were significant, and most of them represented world-class perfection. The Saturday night galas harkened back to a […]

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Turtle Invitational III is Upon Us!

The third biennial Turtle Invitational is upon us! Please visit the show website here to learn more. Entries are now closed and we expect a full field of extraordinary classic cars and motorcycles. However, classic vehicles are welcome to come and be displayed on the Seabring non-judged show field. ABOUT THE TURTLE INVITATIONAL: What: A group […]

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The Age of the Koenigsegg is upon us!

Sports Car Market recently asked me to write a piece on the sale of a Koenigsegg CCR. The wonderful thing about writing for this popular and well managed publication is that the diverse assignments help constantly expand my knowledge base. Prior to producing this article, my familiarity with this obscure Swedish supercar manufacturer was slim. […]

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Pebble in Perspective: A Photographic Retrospective

Its been almost two weeks since the 1938 Mercedes-Benz 540K was crowned the King of All Cars. We have taken the last two weeks to reflect and digest all things Monterey. It was a hectic but productive five days on the Peninsula. Turtle Garage fit one hundred pounds into a five pound bag. On the […]

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Are Electric Vehicles Inevitable?

“Show me the incentives and I will tell you the outcome.”—Charlie Munger “The media’s focus on climate change and the unfolding policy responses are leading us into a world with lower production of carbon energy, tighter coordination among the world’s big petroleum-producing countries, and quite possibly higher near-term demand for hydrocarbons. All this is likely […]

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Monterey Car Week is Upon Us: Start Your Engines!

After a Covid 19 pause in 2020, Monterey Car Week is ready to turn the key and open the throttle. With almost thirty separate events to choose from, festivities begin August 5th and culminate with the 70th Pebble Beach Concours on Sunday the 15th. We predict that Monterey Car Week will be very popular this […]

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Living with an Electric Car

At Turtle Garage, we recently discovered the site Medium.com. Medium publishes some worthwhile articles that can be thought provoking and insightful. Medium covers broad topics such as self help, book recommendations, personal development, and how to create wealth —among many other topics.  A recent article caught my eye and thought it would be something worthwhile […]

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And the Best Modern Classic M BMW is?????

In the July issue of Sports Car Market we dive into our favorite classic BMW M-cars with Alec Cartio. Alec is widely considered the foremost expert on BMW E31 CSi’s. Moreover, he produces the finest car-related films on the internet. Click here to view Alec’s incredible site, Cartiology Films. In the SCM article below, we go […]

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A Historically Significant NFT (Non-Functioning Transaxle) is For Sale on Bring a Trailer

“Sometimes I’m so mystified by our hobby I question what my eyes are telling me.” —Bring a Trailer commentary “Seriously though, this is a unique and fantastic listing and shows how Bring a Trailer has gone from being a enthusiast’s site to scope out the best of internet listings to one of the world’s premier auction […]

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