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chequer

(US), checker
any of the marbles, pegs, or other pieces used in the game of Chinese chequers
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checker, chequer

One of the squares in a check pattern, contrasted to its neighbors by color or texture; often only two effects are alternated, as in a chessboard. Also see diaper.
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Priced from PS46,995 for the Chequered Flag and PS53,980 for the 300 Sport both new cars feature Jaguar's latest connectivity system which is now fully smartphone compatible.
The F-PACE Chequered Flag is based on the R-Sport model and is fitted with a sport front bumper and black gloss details on the front grille, the side vents and door cladding.
A range of 2.0-litre allwheel-drive powertrains are available on the Chequered Flag cars beginning with a performance-focused 250ps 2.0-litre Ingenium petrol model, which powers it from 0-60mph in 6.6 seconds with a top speed of 135mph.
Grey 19-inch alloy wheels are fitted out of the box and complement one of the car's three available exterior colours - Photon Read (unique to the Chequered Flag Edition), as well as Corris Grey and Yulong White.
"With this new Chequered Flag special edition - featuring unique colour options and a whole host of upgraded standard features - E-Pace becomes a more enticing package than ever before."
Inside, the Chequered Flag Edition benefits from 10-way electrically adjustable heated front seats, heated steering wheel and a 12.3-inch digital driver display.
A comprehensive range of 2.0-litre all-wheeldrive powertrains are available on the Chequered Flag cars beginning with a performancefocused 250ps 2.0-litre Ingenium petrol model, which powers it from 0-60mph in 6.6 seconds with a top speed of 135mph.
Jaguar says the Chequered Flag models include a whopping PS5,810-worth of additional equipment compared with the F-PACE R-Sport, but with a price that is less than PS3,400 more expensive.