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6 Doors Too Many? 1966 Checker Aerobus

Based on observation, it appears that two doors are preferred over four doors. If that’s the case are four doors then preferred over eight? Looking like something that would have been at home in the Beatles movie Help, is… more»

Not A Taxi! 1971 Checker Marathon

The Checker Marathon was produced for more than 20 years across three decades. Most of them ended up serving in the taxicab industry, with limited sales to John Q. Public. These cars were built like tanks and had more… more»

Never A Taxi: 1975 Checker Marathon

Anyone who’s ever ridden in the back of a Checker cab probably remembers how much legroom there was. Most of the Marathon workhorses that were built over a 22-year period went toward fleet use, most notably taxi services. By… more»

Arizona 8-Seater: 1972 Checker Marathon A11

  Taxi!! Do people even yell for taxis anymore? I would think that it’s mostly done by phone or app now, or maybe by waving a hand in the air or being in the right place at the right… more»

One Of 413: 1967 Checker Wagon

One of 413 Checker wagons produced in 1967, it appears this vintage longroof was intended to tow from the beginning. It’s listed for sale here on eBay and is located in Toledo, Ohio. Surprisingly to me, the bidding has… more»

1 Of 45: 1972 Checker Marathon 50th Anniversary

Nearly every automobile enthusiast recognizes the shape of a Checker Marathon. They’re usually yellow with a checkerboard stripe down the side, but this one could likely be the rarest among the rare. It’s a 1972 model, one of only… more»

Recently Refurbished: 1965 Checker Marathon Wagon

When it comes to nice and slightly unusual wagons, this 1965 Checker Marathon Wagon probably fills both criteria. It has undergone an extensive renovation (as opposed to restoration) and the result of this is a really nice looking vehicle…. more»

Hunka-Hunka! 60’s Checker Marathon Wagon

You should know while you are reading this that I have had a desire to own a Checker Marathon wagon since I was in high school — so if you are looking for an unbiased editorial opinion on this… more»

Netflix Stars: Trio of Checkers

If ever you wanted to start your own cab company using vintage cars, this is the auction you’ve been looking for!  For sale here on eBay in Staten Island, NY, is a collection of three Checker Marathons that were used… more»

The Anti-Taxi Cab: 1964 Checker Marathon Wagon

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… more»

Gut Check: 1969 Checker Limo Pickup

Chhh.. not another 1969 Checker Limo Pickup?! Jeez, these things are everywhere! Wait, what? A Checker Limo Pickup? That’s genius! I wonder if this thing would fit in a 30-foot storage unit.. hmm.. This unique ride is in far… more»

Doctor’s Check Up: 1971 Checker

If you like unusual cars with interesting stories, maybe this 1971 Checker is the car for you. It’s for sale on the Central New Jersey here on craigslist and is located in Ephrata, Pennsylvania. According to its seller, this car was… more»

Checker Limo! 1968 Checker A-12 Aerobus

So, about that small, side business that you were thinking of starting? I think I’ve found it! You can take eleven of your friends with you in this 1968 Checker A-12 Aerobus, an eight-door (nine, if you count the rear… more»

Not A Taxi: 1976 Checker Marathon

Most of us are of an age where we think “Taxi” when we think of a Checker sedan.  But Checker made there unique blend of space, reliability and retro visual design available to private individuals as well. This one… more»

It’s A Diesel? 1969 Checker Marathon A12

I’ll be honest, even as a Checker fan, I didn’t know they were ever offered with a Perkins diesel! And then–guess what–it’s been on Barn Finds here already with a terrific write up from Scotty G! This nice looking… more»

Check Out This Checker Wagon!

I love Checkers, and I love the wagons the most of all! Some day I’ll own one, and I only hope it will be as nice as this one looks to be. It’s located in Ventura, California and is… more»