Garage Candy

Four auto aficionados open up their garages and show us some of the most stunning machines ever made.

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Photo by Gary Land

Some say New England’s back roads are perfectly designed for the vintage roadster: Ocean breezes hum along to the powerful purr of a handbuilt European engine, while every bend in the road offers a chance to revel in solid midcentury engineering. Perhaps that’s why Massachusetts is a hub for auto enthusiasts. In fact, the North Shore’s Paul Russell and Company services the prized possessions of world-class collectors like Ralph Lauren, while Brookline’s own Larz Anderson Auto Museum—which boasts the oldest privately owned collection of motor cars in America—has become a veritable classic-car owners’ country club.

To capture this area’s passion for the vintage auto, we asked four Boston-area aficionados to open up their garages and show us some of the most stunning machines ever made. Ahead, they share the stories behind their all-time favorite wheels.

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