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Happy 65th Birthday, VW Beetle!



2014 is a big year around here.  Not only is it Checkered Flag?s 50th Anniversary, but, also, our Checkered Flag Volkswagen store is celebrating the 65th birthday of the VW Beetle!

VW Beetle in America | 65 years

Like the hippie generation that ushered the Beetle into the American mainstream, the Volkswagen brand is celebrating 65 years of marching to the beat of…
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New Volkswagen Jetta as low as $15,990



The Volkswagen Jetta is one of the most popular vehicles at Checkered Flag!  This month, you can the top value 2014 VW Jetta for under $16,000. 

New 2014 Volkswagen Jetta

Applies to new 2014 Jetta.  5 to choose from.  Includes all dealer and manufacturer incentives.  Excludes tax, title, license, and $599 dealer processing fee.  See dealer for full details.  Expires 3…
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Mayor Proclaims 'Checkered Flag Day' in Virginia Beach



It is a historic moment for Checkered Flag employees and customers.  In honor of 50 years of outstanding service to customers and community, Mayor of Virginia Beach, William D. Sessoms, Jr., proclaimed March 4, 2014 Checkered Flag Day.

Checkered Flag employees who attended yesterday's 50th Anniversary Employee Recognition breakfast were delighted to be part of the surprise announcement.  Checkered Flag was recognized…
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President's Day Deals at Checkered Flag



This weekend, Checkered Flag is honoring our forefathers by offering fantastic deals on a huge selection of the best vehicles you'll find anywhere in Hampton Roads.
For more information, contact any of our Norfolk or Virginia Beach dealerships at (757)687-3447.
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Last classic VW Bus EVER produced today

 

I have to admit, I thought the VW bus was already long gone.  But, the news is still sad.  Today, our beloved classic Volkswagen bus is coming to its end. 

Volkswagen to end bus production in Brazil
The 63-year-old van, bus, hippie mobile and Deadhead wagon -- whatever you call it -- will finally become a classic.
By Clifford Atiyeh  (Edited for length)


On Friday, the world will say goodbye to another classic car that should have gone belly-up decades earlier.

But the Volkswagen Type 2 bus, after more than 10 million made since 1950, is no ordinary old car. In the…
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In the Driver's Seat: 2014 VW Jetta



It?s time for another test drive with the folks over at WVEC 13.  This time, our Checkered Flag fans can get a sneak peek inside the all-new 2014 Jetta.  You might remember, the reviewers loved the 2013 VW Jetta, and this year's 2014 Jetta gets even higher praise.  Like the experts, I?m sure you will all agree this is a wonderful ride.

Now, at our Virginia Beach Volkswagen store you can find both the 2013 Jetta and 2014 VW Jetta

For more information on the 2014 Jetta, Jetta Hybrid, or any other Volkswagen vehicle, call Virginia Beach…
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Torture tests go beyond normal wear and tear



Now, we've all heard of vehicle safety tests or crash tests, but some car and truck companies like to put their products through a more, well?strenuous set of challenges.  These "torture" tests aren't just for fun, they help simulate the worst case scenarios that drivers rarely, but all the same, could come across.  C'mon, you really never…
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Sneak Peek Volkswagen Game Day Ad



We have certainly all been there before.  You?re so upset that you lose all control.  Unfortunately, these days, there?s a good chance you?ll be caught on camera the moment you lose your cool. 

In a sneak peek pre-Super Bowl ad, Volkswagen and Jimmy Cliff would like all the famously sad and mad to ?C?mon Get Happy…
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VW Beetle R-Line is one sporty Bug



Volkswagen has confirmed the sporty VW Beetle R-Line will be available early this spring. 

The R-Line Beetle will feature revised bodywork, 19-inch alloy wheels, bi-xenon headlights, LED running lights and LED license plate lights. Inside the R-Line receives leather seating surfaces and a navigation system.  The R-Line package will only be available on the VW Beetle Turbo

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VW Golf R Cabriolet Video Leak



I'd heard a rumor that there was a leaked video of the new Volkswagen Golf R Cabriolet available online this week.  And, while Volkswagen has done their best to get this "accident" under wraps, it looks like they were too late. 

Take a look, Checkered Flag VW fans.  We have tracked down the bootleg version just for you!



If you…
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