Anyone who has visited New York in 1960 or 1970 's, surely remembers "Checker" on the famous yellow taxis. These were heavy-duty vehicles, which usually had more mileage is 1 million. km. The first taxi company was issued "Checker Cab" in 1923, Man′ûfekturing. These machines are not pursued for fashion, but it has certainly been very reliable. Prior to 1960, they were equipped with nižneklapannymi powered by engines manufactured by Continental, which then were replaced by the more modern verhneklapannymi. First, in 1959, the machines were sold as cars Chequer for personal use, but as such has not had much success. In 1964, the company "Continental" engine was replaced by the Chrysler engine, and at first it was a six-cylinder motor, and in 1971, there were also cars with V8.
YEAR of manufacture: 1961-1982 Model Marathon was more luxurious option model Superba. Cars under this name were sold for private use.