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EXCLUSIVE!!!! - 2014 Lexus IS Photos Released

Folks, the anticipation has been mounting and the wait is over ... ALMOST.  Toyota has decided to release some teaser photos of the new 2014 Lexus IS ahead of the official reveal at the 2013 Detroit Auto Show on January 15th, 2013.  Check them out via the link below.  And be sure to stay in touch with your local Charles Barker Lexus dealer in Virginia Beach and Newport News for more…
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Introducing the new Mercedes-Benz of Virginia Beach

Charles Barker Automotive is proud to announce the addition of Mercedes-Benz to our automotive family.

Charles Barker Automotive has been delivering great car buying and service experiences every day for over 25 years in Hampton Roads and is excited to now be able to do so for Mercedes-Benz.

Be sure to visit the new Mercedes-Benz of Virginia Beach, a Charles Barker company, at 4949 Virginia Beach Blvd. and look for our…
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2012 Lexus LFA IS HERE!!!!

Be the first to see this car in person.  Did I say car?  It's not just a car, it's a statement.  Charles Barker Lexus is proud to be the first and only dealer in our area to put one on the ground for you to view.  0-60 in 3.6 seconds.  This Lexus LFA is one machine that makes anyone get off the computer drooling over it.  Come see it in person for…
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This Saturday 5/28th

Stop by Charles Barker Infiniti and Toyota on Laskin Rd to see the CAR FOX!

Yes, the FOX has left it's hole.  Meaning HUGE SUMMER DEALS are here now!

Don't miss out on photo opportunities.  I've also heard a "cookout" might be going on?

FREE CAR FAX REPORTS ON ALL OF OUR PRE-OWNED INVENTORY.  Buy with confidence, enjoy the ride!

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We BUY used Cars


If you are looking to sell your pre-owned / used car, we are looking to buy it.  Charles Barker Automotive is looking aggressively to purchase your car.  If you have the title in hand, you will have a check in hand (same day).  If you still owe money on your car, we will pay off the balance.  All (6) of our Charles Barker locations are buying cars.

Why run the risk of strangers coming to your home to see your vehicle?  Bring it to us, if you have an offer in writing from any other dealership for example:  Carmax,Checkered…
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Toyota Safe Driving Challenge

Ten Students Named as Winners in Toyota Teen Interactive Safe Driving Challenge
College scholarships awarded as part of nationwide safe driving program with Discovery Education

Toyota and Discovery Education announced today the ten high school student winners of the 2011 Toyota Teen Driver Sweepstakes. Teenagers across the country were eligible to participate in the sweepstakes after playing an interactive road challenge game, Heads Up!, designed to promote safe driving habits. Each of the winners will receive a $5,000 cash prize to be used for educational purposes at an accredited college or university.
"Toyota is dedicated to building awareness among…
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Lexus LFA (official) pace car

Lexus LFA Pace CarThe Lexus LFA will be the offi­cial pace car this week­end at the Toy­ota Grand Prix of Long Beach, and it's been done up in a white & black wrap that looks straight from the Gazoo Rac­ing Nür­bur­gring LFAs.

Scott Pruett will be the man behind the wheel - it's bound to be a fun week­end for every­one that…

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U.S. Clears Toyota's Electronic Systems - Finds No Evidence of Flaws

The following comes from Toyota's statement on the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) and NASA report concerning alleged unintended acceleration in Toyota vehicles:

1. Transportation Secretary LaHood: "no electronic-based cause for unintended high-speed acceleration in Toyotas. Period."

After a 10-month "exhaustive, thorough" study of Toyota's electronic throttle controls, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) and NASA reported today they found no evidence that electronics were to blame for alleged unintended acceleration…
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