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Rising Star: The Mercedes-Benz R129 SL

At Turtle Garage, we are longtime fans of the R129 SL—our love affair with this groundbreaking car dates back to 1990. A dealer poster of it hung above my bed at Boston College. Sightings of the then-new SL were rare in Boston, but I remember being at Jimmy’s Harborside for my 20th birthday and seeing […]

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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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The tasteful door handle on the ES just hangs out there on the door panel. The LC500 has a similar design.

Feels Like a Lexus

“I shall not today attempt further to define the kinds of material I understand to be embraced within that shorthand description [“hard-core pornography”], and perhaps I could never succeed in intelligibly doing so. But I know it when I see it, and the motion picture involved in this case is not that.” —United States Supreme […]

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Shop Turtle Garage!

Turtle Garage is open for business! The innovative web developers at GREAT 8 CREATIVE have been busy upgrading Turtle Garage with a curated store. Over time, the marketplace will evolve with the single goal of providing Turtle Garage readers with a unique resource for sourcing bespoke motoring-related gifts. The store at Turtle Garage can deliver […]

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Turtle Garage Now on Instagram @turtlegarageblog

Turtles are inherently slow and as a resut we are a little late to the Instagram party. However, like the famous story of the tortoise and the hare, we are slowly catching up! Follow Turtle Garage on Instagram where we will regularly publish striking photogrpahs and informative videos. Join Turtle Garage on Instagrm @turtlegarageblog today! […]

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The Economist: Uberworld

This week’s Economist has a thought provoking article on Uber. I distinctly remember my first Uber experience in October of 2012. Ordering a black car on my iPhone evoked the same feeling I had back in early 1997 when I ordered my first book on Amazon, Both of these experiences were similar “ah-ha” moments. Suddenly, something as tedious […]

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