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The Intake: 4 Stories We’re Reading This August

Aug 26, 2016

Forgotten muscle cars, a blazingly fast Swedish supercar, and Darlington’s next grand marshals highlight some of the stories we’re reading this month.

1. Trio of NASCAR Hall of Famers Names Darlington Grand Marshals – NASCAR.com

Mr. Rick Hendrick, Richard Childress, and Mark Martin will all be inducted into the NASCAR Hall of Fame later this year. But before that happens, they’ll make the call September 4 at one of the most storied racetracks in the world: Darlington Raceway. 

Photo Credit: NASCAR.com

2. This Insane 1,160-HP Koenigsegg Agera XS is a Street Legal Monster – Maxim

Monterey Car Week just wrapped up, and one of the most stunning displays came from Swedish manufacturers Koenigsegg Automotive in the form of the super-fast Agera XS.

Photo Credit: Arnaud Taquet 

3. The 10 Muscle Cars Everyone Forgets About – The Drive

Do you have a ’69 Ford Torino Talladega sitting on cinder blocks in the backyard? Or perhaps a ’93 GMC Typhoon rusting in the garage? These muscle cars deserve more attention than they’re getting these days.

Photo Credit: MECUM.com

4. Cars that Cost the Most and Least to Maintain – CBS News

 When it comes to buying a new car, whether it’s used or straight off the lot, we’re always concerned with the price tag. But what about how much it costs to properly maintain your vehicle year after year?

 

Photo Credit: Wikimedia commons


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