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Checkered Flag's Blog of the latest Automotive News

Toyota i-Road makes the tightest turns

I call front seat!

Check out the Toyota i-Road concept vehicle making tight turns and turning heads at the Geneva Motor Show. 





This odd little whirlybird grabbed attention at this week's Geneva Motor Show.  You might watch and think the small city-dwellers dream is going to spin out on those tight turns, but, it adapts with what reminds me of the movement of a jet ski.  For someone who wants the size and feel of a motorcycle with the protection of an automobile, the Toyota i-Road is the perfect vehicle. 

Now, let's hope they make…
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Mega deals on MINI this March



At Checkered Flag MINI, we are starting off the year right!  Nearly every Checkered Flag MINI is available at special discounted price and/or low finance rates.  This month's Checkered Flag MINI specials include:

REMAINING IN STOCK NEW 2012 MINI COOPER HARDTOPS $2800 OFF MSRP**

**Refers to (STOCK # M60071), (STOCK # M60073), (STOCK # M60404)  Hardtop special offers are plus tax, title, license, $700 destination charge, $599 process fees, and include all factory incentives. In-stock vehicles ONLY.  Please see store for details; offer valid while supplies last.  Offer ends 03/31/2013.

$199/month Lease Special on Select 2013 MINI COOPER…
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How can I get the longest life out of my tires?



With all of the publicity potholes are getting these days, you would think drivers would be paying closer attention to the health of their tires.  Road conditions in Hampton Roads are abysmal.  They take a toll on all of our Checkered Flag driver's tires.  So, how can we prepare our tires for the worst?

I think it's time for…
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AAA reports drivers claiming to be safe are far from it



It seems that almost all of us agree that texting or other distracting cell phone use is an idiotic unnecessary danger for drivers.  So, why are you still doing it?

AAA STUDY SHOWS THAT "DO AS I SAY, NOT AS I DO" ATTITUDE PREVAILS AMONG NATION'S DRIVERS

VIRGINIA BEACH, VA, (January 25, 2013) - Motorists who use cell phones while driving…
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