The iconic Checker cab returns! Steve Contarino, an avid car enthusiast and collector, has started Checker Motor Cars, a business dedicated to support the iconic Checker car. Contarino believes this will be a new, innovative concept to make collecting and owning a piece of automobile history exciting and rewarding. Offering restored and reconditioned cars, original Checker parts, Checker merchandise, broker service and consulting/appraisal services.
After 40 years, a large number of original Checkers are still on the road. Many estimate that 2000 survive out of several hundred thousand built. Checker automobiles were designed for extreme duty and meant to last 250,000 miles. Checker Motor Cars is here to support the Checker community as a one-stop source for the Checker collector’s needs.
Contarino’s new business is located 25 miles north of Boston in Haverhill (USA). Checker Motor Cars’ facility provides a service and restoration center with a parts warehouse on-site. Product knowledge, customer service and staying current with trends in the collector car industry are the key ingredients behind Checker Motor Cars. Its highly skilled team is excited to bring our technical and mechanical know-how to the Checker market. To learn more about Checker Motor Cars and all that it has to offer: www.checkermotorcars.com.
• Roughly 2.000 Checker cars remain from the hundreds of thousands built.