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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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The Pope’s Lamborghini

It is a great privilege to contribute stories to Sports Car Market (SCM). The bedrock of this venerable publication is a staff that is competent, motivated, and highly dedicated to the mission of producing a first-class publication every month. Publisher Keith Martin maintains a unique and respected status within the collector car community, and he holds deep relationships […]

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Turtle Garage Featured in Mercedes Enthusiast Magazine

The Mercedes-Benz R129 is fast becoming a desirable modern classic. The fourth-generation SL is perhaps Bruno Sacco’s finest creation. The car is a design trifecta—its modern, classic, and timeless. Today, the R129 remains one of my favorite Mercedes models of all time. The V12 SL 600 was the most powerful factory iteration of the R129 […]

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Turtle Garage to be Honored at the 35th Annual Lime Rock Park Historic Festival

Turtle Garage will be displaying eight motorcycles at the 35th annual Lime Rock Park Historic Festival on Sunday, September 3rd. The Historic Festival is a four-day event dedicated to vintage racing and collector cars. The show on Sunday takes place on the storied racetrack at Lime Rock Park in Lakeville, Connecticut. “Historic Festival 35 is […]

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Last month Sports Car Market Editor Chester Allen asked me to submit a buy/sell/hold column for the April issue of SCM. I thought long and hard about the recent valuation trends of several modern classics. Zero interest rates and aggressive Federal Reserve money printing has distorted asset values across a wide spectrum of investable categories—even higher […]

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Mercedes Enthusiasm!

I am an avid reader of UK-based Mercedes Enthusiast magazine. I don’t subscribe but rather choose to buy it at the newsstand at Grand Central. I pay the cover price because the magazine helps makes the torturous Metro North commute more tolerable. At $12 per copy, I actually look forward to purchasing a new issue […]

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Chasing Perfection: 1937 BMW R5

I have been a longtime subscriber to Motorcycle Classics magazine. Edited by Landon Hall, it is the highest quality quarterly publication catering to vintage motorcycle enthusiasts. Earlier this year they did an excellent piece on my 1962 BMW R60/2. That story can be accessed here. Yesterday I strolled out to the mailbox and to my surprise and delight […]

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Pagani Huayra: Sports Car Market Cover Story

I really enjoy writing articles for Sports Car Market magazine. Archives of my prior articles can be found here. Last month, SCM’s editor Chester Allen asked me to write about the recent sale of a rare Pagani Huayra. This ultra-exclusive car was sold in March by RM Auctions for over $2 million at the Amelia Island Concours d’Elegance. The […]

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Sports Car Market: The Rise of the Recent Supercars

At Monterrey in August of 2015, Sports Car Market publisher Keith Martin identified an interesting trend: Modern supercars started to catch a real bid among young affluent buyers. The various auctions held around the 2015 Pebble Beach Concours put several supercars into the spotlight. Porsche Carrera GT’s went for seven figures. Bugatti Veyron’s bumped up to the stratosphere. This is a trend […]

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