Road & Track - 2009 Magazines

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March Road Tests - Mercedes-Benz SL65 AMG Black Series (A Benz from the Dark Side, with DTM-inspired bodywork and a twin-turbo twelve); Dodge Charger SRT8 vs. Pontiac G8 GXP (Ready to rumble: a bare-knuckled brawl between Motown's 400-plus-bhp V-8 sedans); Road Test Update: Aston Martin DBS; Infiniti G37 S Sport GMT Sedan (The DBS trans-formed with the Touchtronic 2; the G gets the 3.7-liter VQ V-6) Features - The 600-Horsepower Club: Bentley Continental GT Speed; Chevrolet Corvette ZR1; Dodge Viper SRT10; Ferrari 599 GTB Fiorano; Lamborghini Murcielago LP640; Mercedes-Benz SL65 AMG (No jacket or tie required, but bring on the muscle - a collective...wait for it...3685(!)bhp); Long-Term Test (Introducing the Jaguar XF Supercharged, a CSi-worthy sample of divergent DNA) Technical - Eclectric Electrics: AC Propulsion eBox; Dodge EV; Mini E; Mitsubishi i MiEV; Tesla Roadster; Toyota RAV4 EV; Wrightspeed Xl (Have AC outlet, will travel. Performance testing a diverse group of plug-in EVs) Competition - Fun Cup (Old-school Beetle on the outside, tube-frame race car on the inside); Formula For Success (Jim Russell and Allen Berg racing schools offer carbon-fiber open-wheelers) First Drives - Honda FCX Clarity (A fuel-cell electric, available for lease, that offers a remarkably ordinary driving experience); Honda Insight (The insight hybrid returns, but this time with four doors and no rear fender skirts); Mercedes-Benz S400 Bluehybrid (S-Class size and sophistication with sub-compact fuel economy? Look no further); Kia Soul (Funky, practical and affordable, the Soul is the most personality-laden Kia to date) Columns -The Road Ahead (An Industry In Peril: The Big Three may be poorly managed, but resistant to change?) Ampersand (BMW Z4 Roadster: A retractable roof for Munich's 2-seater; new Shelby GT500; M-B SLR Stirling Moss); Side Glances (The Classless Car: The rare automobiles that magically transcend economic and social status); Tech Tidbits (The Psychographer Will See You Now: Exploring universal design as it applies to the Flex); Trackside (Yankee Pride: American drivers and cars enjoy the sweet smell of victory in Formula BMW, FIA GT3); The Podium (Felipe Massa: Nearly an F1 World Champion, Massa is not bitter; he's now more focused than ever); Countersteer (GT-R Versus 370Z: Of Nissan's two high performance children, who does Mom like best?) Departments - Revved-Up; Your Turn; Tech Correspondence; Road Test Summary; Speed Zone; The Finish Line; PS

October Road Tests - Chevrolet Camaro SS vs Dodge Challenger R/T vs. Ford Mustang GT (A dash through the Old West with fresh horses, in our own version of the Pony Express); Road Test Update: * Lincoln MKS * Lotus Exige S 260 Sport (Blowin' in the wind: two very different applications of forced induction) Features - New For 2010 (What's hot for the new model year? Check out our guide for the new 2010 cars); Mercedes-Benz SLS AMG (A racetrack drive of the SLS prototype, a gullwing gladiator with a 571-bhp V-8) Competition - ALMS Petit Le Mans Preview (A fan's guide to America's 'little' Le Mans, with a Road Atlanta map); ALMS GT2: A Tale Of Two Series (The Trans-Am series lives on in our hearts. But is ALMS GT2 its second coming?) Technical - An Equinox Adventure (A 521-mile fuel-cell road trip is possible, but plan your hydrogen stops carefully) First Drives - Mercedes-Benz E63 AMG (With its brilliant chassis, trick gearbox and 518-bhp V-8, you forget its a four-door); Subaru Legacy (Quieter, quicker, roomier and more dramatically styled, it's still a Subie at its core) Columns - The Road Ahead (Unhorsing The American Cowboy: The automobile as societal evil? That just ain't right, Festus); Ampersand (Hennessey HPE550: A 562-bhp supercharged Camaro, plus the 435-bhp Roush 427R Mustang); Side Glances (All The Time In The World: A epic gunfight in the Old West with a most insidious rival: the clock); Countersteer (A New Device For Learning The Ring: This Nordschleife experience presses all the right buttons); Trackside (Pikes Peak Hill Climb: Despite a 'Monster' drive, breaking into the 9's remains just a dream); The Podium (Back To Basics: 2.0-liter memories, competing in the ALMS and pride in his son's success); Tech Tidbits (Charging Ahead: $16,800 for a BEV pack. And you thought your watch battery was expensive) Departments - Focal Point; Revved-Up; Your Turn; Speed Zone; Road Test Summary; The Finish Line; Tech Correspondence; PS