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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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Carlos Ghosn: Former Nissan CEO is a Man on the Run

“I have not fled justice — I have escaped injustice and political persecution. I can now finally communicate freely with the media, and look forward to starting next week….I will no longer be held hostage by a rigged Japanese justice system where guilt is presumed, discrimination is rampant, and basic human rights are denied, in flagrant […]

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Collector Car and Automotive Industry Predictions for 2020 and Beyond

Each year Hemmings.com publishes a list of predictions for the coming year. This year the list reviews and grades their own 2019 predictions and highlights five new forecasts for 2020. Overall, their observations are reasonable and logical: GM will continue to evolve their push towards electric drive by possibly offering buyers an electric crate motor. […]

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Turtle Garage Newsflash: An Unusual Volume of News and Events Within the Automotive World

From Lewis Hamilton to the GM Strike to the release of Ford v Ferrari, the last few weeks have brought a flurry of headlines within the automotive world. We thought a short curated summary with links to major articles would be a great way for Turtle Garage subscribers to start the week and get caught […]

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New York to LA in 27 Hours and 25 Minutes

Road & Track recently reported that yet another Cannonball cross country record has been shattered. The leading time of 27 hours and 25 minutes was attained in a modified 2016 Mercedes-Benz E63 AMG. With an average speed of 103 miles per hour, drivers Arne Toman, Doug Tabbutt, and Berkeley Chadwick are the new Cannonball champions. […]

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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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