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The crew from Road & Track recently teamed up with NASA astronaut Drew Feustel to create a special-edition issue of the magazine to commemorate STS-134. Along with the infamous April Fools features on both the space shuttle Endeavour and the NASA Crawler, Feustel picked out a handful of his favorite R&T stories from the magazine's illustrious past.
Those include an epic muscle car shoot out from 1967 that covered the Ford Mustang, Chevrolet Camaro and the Plymouth Barracuda as well as a stack of choice Peter Egan columns. Feustel also threw in a piece on the Lamborghini Miura S from 1988 as well as another article on the Austin-Healey Sprite 1100 from 1963. All told, the collection sounds like the best of Road & Track history.

A copy of the issue is currently circling above Earth on Endeavour right now, but you can order up a terrestrial copy for your own enjoyment from the Road & Track site. Tell them we sent you.

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      Andre Neves
      • 4 Years Ago
      Here's the Data Panel for the Shuttle... http://www.roadandtrack.com/var/ezflow_site/storage_RT_NEW/storage/original/application/708420b9c005786bab2a8c0825f88b59.pdf Horsepower: 12,300,000 HP Top Speed: Mach 26
      • 4 Years Ago
      I still remember the R and T issue from around 86 or 87 with the top speed shoot out the Ruf Yellow bird won at 211 mph. Shocking stuff for the mid eighties and definitely the most memorable issue for me.
      Andre Neves
      • 4 Years Ago
      Damn, I want to see the Road & Track data panel for the shuttle.
      • 4 Years Ago
      I wish I could be reading about the NCC-1701 right now =( Hopefully we don't have to have a world war to get to that point