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Are you prepared for Zombie season? CDC Zombie Preparedness List



With hurricane, uh, I mean, zombie upon us, Checkered Flag fans should listen up.  This is an important message from the Center for Disease Control.  Do you know what to do in the case of a sudden zombie attack?

If you haven't checked it out yet, you should take a minute to review the Center for Disease Control's Preparedness Guideline…
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$6,000 off new 2014 Jaguar XK models




This July, you can find the best deal on the 2014 Jaguar XK at our Virginia Beach Jaguar store.

$6,000 off MSRP New 2014 Jaguar XK Models

See dealer for full details.   Includes all factory incentives.  Subject to credit approval.  Tax, title, license, $599 dealer processing fee extra.

For more information about the 2014 Jaguar XK, or to set up your own test drive here at our Virginia Beach Jaguar location, call Checkered Flag Jaguar at (757)687-3447.
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New 2014 Elantra SE under $14,000



Heads up, Checkered Flag Hyundai fans.  For the remainder of July, you can grab a new 2014 Hyundai Elantra SE with manual transmission for under $14,000. 

New 2014 Hyundai Elantra SE at $13,740

Includes $500 Active/Retired Military rebate, $500 loyal owner rebate from Hyundai, and $1500 bonus from Hyundai.  Not all buyers will qualify.  Tax, title, license, registration…
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Auto enthusiasts remember James Garner behind the wheel




James Garner, celebrated actor and auto enthusiast, dies at age 86
James Garner: 1928-2014

By  Jeremy Korzeniewski

James Garner, star of such Hollywood television and film classics as Maverick and The Rockford Files, has passed away at his home at the age of 86. Garner is believed to have died of natural causes.

While Garner is best known for his television and movie roles, he was…
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Retro-styled BMW turns back the clock on style



Concept vehicles aren't always practical and sometimes look more like spaceships than cars.  But, this new design from BMW from David Obendorfer is something special.  Checkered Flag BMW fans are sure to love the new CS.  Check out the video for the beautifully retro BMW CS.

From David Obendorfer: A tribute to Giovanni Michelotti. Born in Turin, Italy, author among many others important BMW and Triumph modells in the 60s. This project is a modern interpretation of the 1968 BMW E9 series but in fact, it focuses on two models: Michelotti's E9 and its predecessor, the 1965 BMW…
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From "Car Talk" When to pull over immediately



Every Saturday my husband wakes up bright and early to listen to his "shows" on NPR (National Public Radio for you non-hipsters).   If nothing's on the boob tube, I even listen along myself. 

Although I'm not a huge fan of chat radio, I have to admit, the all-about-auto show "Car Talk" is not only hilarious, it's also very informative…
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Backup cameras ruled a necessity for future vehicles




A change in automotive necessity brings a safer future for our Checkered Flag families.  The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration will soon require all vehicles sold in the U.S. to be equipped with rear-view cameras.

After years of delays, NHTSA issues backup camera rules
By  Pete Bigelow  (Edited here for length.  See full article at source link below.)

Cars being sold in the United States must come equipped with a backup camera by May 2018.

Federal safety regulators finalized a rule requiring the installation of rear-view cameras Monday morning after years of delays. They believe the law will reduce…
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