The London Black cab is a dying thing. The strange looking hacks zipping through tight streets are as much a symbol of London as the Tower Bridge or Big Ben…and certainly more iconic than the big Ferris wheel of blimps that blights the view of the Thames these days. Regardless, the crunch of low cost alternatives like Uber/Lyft, autonomous driving, pollution, and the fact that black cabs are based on a chassis older than a ’57 Chevy means that there is an asteroid with their name on it headed toward London now. Find this 1967 Austin FX4 Taxi offered for $10,900 in Sacramento, CA via craigslist.
When you think of cars that had a long production run with minimal changes the VW Beetle, Porsche 911, Alfa Romeo Spider, and Nissan Sentra/Tsuru all immediately come to mind. The Checker Marathon definitely should be included in this company. The Marathon was produced from 1961 until 1982 with very few meaningful changes. The changes […]
When searching for a camper there are many options to chose from, but none as epic as this 1965 Checker Marathon taxi cab camper conversion. Find it here on ebay currently near $4k reserve-not-met with four days to go, located in Woodland Hills, CA. This thing is powered by a 400 cubic inch Chevy V8 […]