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Long, long 1969 Checker Aerobus  -  The ClassicCars.com Journal (blog)
The Aerobus is basically a stretched Checker Marathon station wagon, known mainly for their extreme durability and longevity. Of course, Marathon sedans were once the unmitigated choice of taxi companies everywhere, and you still can spot quite a few ...

Uber's Legal Woes Are Nothing Compared to Taxicabs' Early Days  -  The Truth About Cars
He introduced the twin headlight Checker A9 taxi in 1959. If you wonder how a small company could come up with something as iconic as the A9 (the retail passenger version of the A9 was branded the Marathon), Markin had hired Herbert Snow as Checker's ...

Checker cars to return with classic design and modern tech  -  Autofocus
The new Massachusetts-based Checker Motor Cars will carry the torch of the original manufacturer, which closed down in 1982, reports Hemmings Daily. Checker Motors Corporation originally opened for business in Kalamazoo in 1922 with the sole mission ...

Checker Is Making A Comeback With This El Camino-Style Pickup  -  CarBuzz
When you think of Checker, you instantly think about the iconic Marathon cabs that roamed the streets of New York in the '60s and '70s. Sadly, Checker hasn't manufactured a car since 1982, before going out of business in 2010. After Checker Motor Cars' ...

Checker Motor Cars is back; expects new cars in 2018  -  LeftLane News
The original Checker Motor Car company was founded in Kalamazoo, Michigan in 1922 and operated until 1982. Its most recognizable car was the Marathon and Taxi (the passenger car and fleet version of essentially the same vehicle) a design that debuted ...

Pod Rods: a new Checker Marathon in 2018; Jay tests a wild Mustang as Ford shows off its 2018 styling changes; the ...  -  Florida Times-Union
Pod Rods this weekend takes a look into a revival of a past, namely the Checker Marathon; design tweaks to the latest Mustang; Leno rides in a classic (sort of) Mustang): and we wonder how long it took to build the latest Batmobile? Plus the latest car ...

Here's Some Good News: Checker Is Coming Back In 2018  -  Jalopnik
The Checker Marathon is best known as the iconic New York City taxicab. It's also one of the cars that saw the least changes in its lifetime, with a 1960 model looking just about identical to the last ones made in 1982. And Hemmings reports that now it ...

Big Yellow Taxis: New Checker Vehicles Are Still Coming in 2018, Company Says  -  The Truth About Cars
Checker Motor Cars, based in Haverhill, Massachusetts, is the indirect descendant of the Kalamazoo, Michigan company that cranked out odd but iconic Marathons from 1961 until 1982. Those boxy vehicles, which looked old even when the model debuted, ...

Checker 2.0: Classic cab brand set to be reborn with El Camino-style pickup  -  New York Daily News
Torres employs a pair of 1977 Checker Marathon cabs at each of his boutique hotels to shuttle guests around the nearby neighborhoods. Torres said regular maintenance is important for Checker cars as they tend to turn into “rust buckets” (though one ...

The Checker cab is coming back in the form of a limo and a 'sport pick-up'  -  The Verge
But the Checker Marathon (i.e. the classic New York cab) these are not. The first model is the wild six-door, 12-passenger limo A888. It's based around the design of Checker's original Aerobus model from the '60s and '70s, but it's still a strange one ...
 

Checker Marathon Videos

What is it like to drive an old Taxi? || 1982 Checker Marathon Limousine Driving Impressions [4k]
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What is it like to drive an old Taxi? || 1982 Checker Marathon Limousine Driving Impressions [4k]
What's A Checker
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What's A Checker
Checker Motors Corp. Maker of Taxicabs & Marathons 1922-2009
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Checker Motors Corp. Maker of Taxicabs & Marathons 1922-2009
1965 Checker Marathon Taxi for Sale
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1965 Checker Marathon Taxi for Sale
1981 Checker Cab - Former NYC taxi A11
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1981 Checker Cab - Former NYC taxi A11
Checker Marathon 1968
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Checker Marathon 1968
1976 Checker Marathon For Sale A11 Cab NYC CAB Review & Test Drive
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1976 Checker Marathon For Sale A11 Cab NYC CAB Review & Test Drive
1982 Checker Marathon A12E - Stock #5897 - Gateway Clasic Cars St. Louis
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1982 Checker Marathon A12E - Stock #5897 - Gateway Clasic Cars St. Louis
A CHECKER MARATHON I HAVEN'T SEEN SINCE 2004
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A CHECKER MARATHON I HAVEN'T SEEN SINCE 2004
1970 Checker Marathon Sedan || SOLD
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1970 Checker Marathon Sedan || SOLD
 

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1972 Checker Marathon 50th Anniversary classic wallpaper ...
1972 Checker Marathon 50th Anniversary classic wallpaper ...
Diecast Car Forums - (PICS) 1970 Checker Marathon, 2005 ...
Diecast Car Forums - (PICS) 1970 Checker Marathon, 2005 ...
1982 1956 cab 3d model
1982 1956 cab 3d model
1970 CHECKER Marathon in Staunton, IL for sale - $9,750.
1970 CHECKER Marathon in Staunton, IL for sale - $9,750.
Top 10 Cars In Films (Feature) | HTF Magazine
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Checker Taxi Cab NYC Taxi Friends 1977 Greenlight diecast ...
Checker Taxi Cab NYC Taxi Friends 1977 Greenlight diecast ...
1991 Chevrolet Chevy Van - Information and photos - MOMENTcar
1991 Chevrolet Chevy Van - Information and photos - MOMENTcar
be the change: DL Certificates
be the change: DL Certificates
1955 Desoto Firedome - Information and photos - MOMENTcar
1955 Desoto Firedome - Information and photos - MOMENTcar
1973 Chevrolet El Camino - Information and photos - MOMENTcar
1973 Chevrolet El Camino - Information and photos - MOMENTcar
 

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The Checker Marathon is an automobile produced by the Checker Motors Corporation of Kalamazoo, Michigan, between 1961 and 1982.It was marketed as a passenger car for consumers, as opposed to the similar Taxi, which was aimed at fleet buyers.
Checker Taxi was a dominant taxicab company that was based in Chicago, Illinois. Checker Motors was an American car company (formerly: Markin Automobile Body). Both companies were owned by Morris Markin by the 1930s.
By Jeff Lavery. When we think of Checker Marathons, it’s often the sedan variant in taxi cab livery that springs to mind. And if you say “wagon”, you’d be forgiven if the first thing you think of is the somewhat ridiculous 12-seater Aerobus.
I have a 1973 Checker Model A12W Station Wagon whose odometer now reads 176710 miles. I purchased the car at the Checker factory in Kalamazoo in August, 1973, which means that I have been its sole owner.
Custom 1969 Checker Marathon pick up. built sometime in the 1980's. Very well done. New restoration in great shape many new parts and a... More
[Note: Three related Checker posts: 1967 Marathon Curbside Classic; Vintage Checker Ads; and Tomorrow’s Checker? Also note that these pictures were found at a variety of sites, but it appears that the original source for most of them were posted on this Flickr account by Drivermatic.
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Race Info. Get your fill of dirt, rocks and roots at the Lake Padden Trail Half – a 13.1 mile TRAIL half-marathon! The dense forest around Lake Padden, (located in beautiful Bellingham, WA) gives way to a challenging and memorable course designed for intermediate to advanced runners.
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The Simplyhealth Great North Run is the biggest half marathon in the UK and the World with over 57,000 runners taking part in the famous 13.1 mile UK half marathon and it takes place on Sunday 9 September 2018.
 

Checker Marathon Wiki

The Checker Marathon is an automobile produced by the Checker Motors Corporation of Kalamazoo, Michigan, between 1961 and 1982. It was marketed as a passenger car for consumers, as opposed to the similar Taxi, which was aimed at fleet buyers.Marathons were produced in both four-door sedan and four-door station wagon forms, and the rare eight-door, 12-seater "Aerobus" wagon.

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