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Porsche Panamera GTS v Mercedes-AMG GT63 4-Door Coupé
Porsche Panamera GTS v Mercedes-AMG GT63 4-Door Coupé
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Porsche Panamera GTS v Mercedes-AMG GT63 4-Door Coupé

They’re from the lower end of the four-door supercoupe spectrum, but do the ‘basic’ 577bhp Mercedes‑AMG GT63 4-Door and less powerful but still spicy …
24 Apr 2021
MSV secures freehold of Donington Hall Estate
Donington park
Track and Travel

MSV secures freehold of Donington Hall Estate

Donington Park has been purchased outright by MSV
9 Apr 2021
Toyota GR Yaris 2021 review - a true homologation superstar
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Toyota Yaris

Toyota GR Yaris 2021 review - a true homologation superstar

Toyota’s new road-going rally special is a great drivers’ car of the type we worried we’d never see again. It’s a little gem.
26 Mar 2021
Hyundai i20 N 2021 review – hot supermini zeros in on the Ford Fiesta ST
Hyundai i20 N - front tracking
Hyundai i20

Hyundai i20 N 2021 review – hot supermini zeros in on the Ford Fiesta ST

An inspiring new hot hatch from Hyundai N. Agile, and with a limited slip differential that offers superb mid-corner traction, it’s a formidable Fiest…
26 Mar 2021
BRM Type 15 continuation enters development – 12,000rpm V16 fires into life on video
Type 15 MK1 BRM V16
racing

BRM Type 15 continuation enters development – 12,000rpm V16 fires into life on video

One of history’s most ambitious F1 racing cars to be reborn to celebrate 70 years of the BRM V16
23 Mar 2021

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Mercedes-AMG GT Black Series 2021 review – crosshairs pointed at 911 GT2 RS
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Mercedes AMG GT R

Mercedes-AMG GT Black Series 2021 review – crosshairs pointed at 911 GT2 RS

Wild in price, performance and styling, the Black Series GT has proved its qualities at the Ring, and based on our first taste of it on track it’s a v…
12 Mar 2021
Volkswagen Golf R 2021 review – does it have the A35 and M135i beaten?
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Volkswagen Golf R

Volkswagen Golf R 2021 review – does it have the A35 and M135i beaten?

The new Golf R is more refined and capable than ever, but driven hard exposes a genuinely wild side
10 Mar 2021
Porsche 718 Cayman T and Alpine A110 go head-to-head
Porsche 718 Cayman T and Alpine A110
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Porsche 718 Cayman T and Alpine A110 go head-to-head

T specification brings more driver focus to the entry-level Porsche 718 Cayman. But is it good enough to see off its £50k sports coupe rival, Alpine’s…
20 Feb 2021
New McLaren Artura revealed – all-new hybrid supercar to rival Ferrari F8 Tributo
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McLaren

New McLaren Artura revealed – all-new hybrid supercar to rival Ferrari F8 Tributo

McLaren’s next generation has arrived with a fresh powertrain, chassis and tech
17 Feb 2021
Volkswagen Golf GTI Clubsport 2021 review – has the Honda Civic Type R been usurped?
Volkswagen Golf GTI Clubsport - cornering front
Volkswagen Golf GTI Clubsport hatchback

Volkswagen Golf GTI Clubsport 2021 review – has the Honda Civic Type R been usurped?

It feels genuinely fast, and there are plentiful signs that its dynamics are very impressive, but until we drive a GTI Clubsport with DCC and 19-inch …
8 Feb 2021
Naturally aspirated engines – best of the breed from 4-pots to V12s
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Supercars

Naturally aspirated engines – best of the breed from 4-pots to V12s

The naturally aspirated engine is capable of stirring emotions a turbocharged motor can only dream of. We celebrate the best of the breed.
22 Jan 2021
Honda Civic Type R Limited Edition 2021 review – does it have one over a Trophy-R?
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Honda Civic Type-R

Honda Civic Type R Limited Edition 2021 review – does it have one over a Trophy-R?

The ultimate turbocharged front-wheel drive hot hatch, and arguably one of the greatest cars to ever wear the ‘hot hatch’ tag full stop
11 Jan 2021
Porsche 911 Carrera S manual 2020 review – immersion therapy
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Porsche 911 coupe

Porsche 911 Carrera S manual 2020 review – immersion therapy

A manual gearbox brings welcome additional driver involvement to the 992, but it’s not without its drawbacks
5 Dec 2020
Ferrari 812 GTS 2020 review – ultimate open-top V12 thrills
Ferrari 812 GTS TDF blue - front
Ferrari

Ferrari 812 GTS 2020 review – ultimate open-top V12 thrills

A wonderful combination of near-hypercar pace and open air driving
3 Dec 2020
Lamborghini Urus review
Lamborghini Urus SUV

Lamborghini Urus review

Trying to master so many disciplines in one car is a tough gig, but the Lamborghini Urus makes a reasonable fist of it
24 Nov 2020
Endangered species: Toyota GT86, Caterham Seven 310R and Ford Mustang driven
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Endangered species: Toyota GT86, Caterham Seven 310R and Ford Mustang driven

The naturally aspirated, manual gearbox performance car is a rare beast these days. Thankfully, a few hardy souls are still flying the flag
21 Nov 2020
Aston Martin DBS Superleggera review – a mighty V12 GT with supercar speed
Aston Martin DBS Superleggera

Aston Martin DBS Superleggera review – a mighty V12 GT with supercar speed

The best resolved of the new-era Aston Martins. Huge performance with long distance comfort, wrapped up in a body with real presence
20 Nov 2020
McLaren 600LT review
McLaren 600LT review
McLaren 600LT coupe

McLaren 600LT review

More power, more poise, more purity – McLaren at its best
20 Nov 2020
Renault Megane RS Trophy-R 2020 review - is Renault's record breaker worth its price tag?
Renault Megane RS Trophy-R
Renault Megane RS

Renault Megane RS Trophy-R 2020 review - is Renault's record breaker worth its price tag?

The Trophy R is arguably the most focused, and extreme hot hatch ever made, albeit at a eye-wateringly high price.
17 Nov 2020
Gordon Murray Group unveils plans for new global headquarters
Hypercars

Gordon Murray Group unveils plans for new global headquarters

The Gordon Murray Group is to move to a new HQ in Windlesham, Surrey, with a three-phase build project due to be completed by 2024.
9 Nov 2020
Ariel Atom 4 review - Britain's exoskeletal track toy just got torquier...
Ariel Atom

Ariel Atom 4 review - Britain's exoskeletal track toy just got torquier...

Its looks may suggest otherwise, but this latest Atom is all‑new – and a huge leap forward, too
5 Nov 2020
Volkswagen Golf GTI 2020 review – eight generations new, the GTI still has the goods
Volkswagen Golf GTI

Volkswagen Golf GTI 2020 review – eight generations new, the GTI still has the goods

A very good hot hatch, but a great Golf GTI, the new mk8 excels where required to form a very desirable offering
19 Oct 2020
Driving an F1 car at Spa-Francorchamps
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Driving an F1 car at Spa-Francorchamps

Nothing can fully prepare you for the challenge of driving a Formula 1 car, as evo’s Adam Towler finds out – at Spa-Francorchamps, on race weekend
18 Oct 2020
McLaren 765LT 2020 review – latest Long Tail returns to reset the status quo
McLaren

McLaren 765LT 2020 review – latest Long Tail returns to reset the status quo

McLaren’s latest Long Tail fulfills its brief in once again pushing the supercar to the next level, the 765LT just has to prove its magic on the road …
28 Sep 2020
Honda Civic Type R GT 2020 review – still king of the hot hatch crop?
Honda Civic Type-R hatchback

Honda Civic Type R GT 2020 review – still king of the hot hatch crop?

Subtle tweaks have made the Type R an even more formidable hot hatch, but we’re keen to try one again soon to understand fully the changes to the susp…
22 Sep 2020
Porsche 911 RSR v GT3 R v GT3 Cup - track-only 911s driven
Porsche 911

Porsche 911 RSR v GT3 R v GT3 Cup - track-only 911s driven

They’re aimed at different levels of motorsport, but what exactly separates Porsche’s 911 RSR, GT3 R and GT3 Cup models, and what are they like to dri…
20 Sep 2020
Le Mans 24 hour road trip in a Ferrari GTC4 Lusso
Ferrari GTC4Lusso

Le Mans 24 hour road trip in a Ferrari GTC4 Lusso

Adam Towler and snapper Aston Parrott made good use of the 2019 Le Mans 24hr race, road-tripping to the iconic race in the ultimate long-distance GT
19 Sep 2020
Toyota Supra (A80) - review, history, prices and specs
Toyota Supra

Toyota Supra (A80) - review, history, prices and specs

It is part of the quintessential 90s Japanese performance car mix, but what’s the A80 Supra actually like?
5 Sep 2020
BMW M2 CS 2020 review – there's plenty to worry a Porsche Cayman GT4
BMW M2

BMW M2 CS 2020 review – there's plenty to worry a Porsche Cayman GT4

The most enjoyable and rewarding M car to drive for quite some time. Potentially, a future classic.
31 Jul 2020
Ferrari 488 Pista vs McLaren 720S Track Pack
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Ferrari 488 Pista vs McLaren 720S Track Pack

Does the singularly focused Ferrari 488 Pista have the upper hand over the identically powerful McLaren 720S Track Pack?
26 Jul 2020
Vanquishing point - the first and last Aston Martin Vanquish models go head-to-head
Aston Martin

Vanquishing point - the first and last Aston Martin Vanquish models go head-to-head

The Aston Martin range was topped for nearly 20 years by a Vanquish on the VH platform, so we brought together the first and last examples before a ne…
11 Jun 2020
Jaguar XJR-9: the anatomy of a Group C racer
Jaguar

Jaguar XJR-9: the anatomy of a Group C racer

Famously victorious at Le Mans in 1988, Jaguar’s XJR-9 ended Porsche’s dominance during sports car racing’s golden era
31 May 2020
2020 Aston Martin DB11 AMR review
Aston Martin DB11 coupe

2020 Aston Martin DB11 AMR review

We were less than impressed when we drove the original DB11 V12. So what exactly has happened in the transformation to this more potent AMR version to…
30 May 2020
McLaren 600LT Spider 2020 review – our 2018 eCoty winner drops its top
McLaren 600LT coupe

McLaren 600LT Spider 2020 review – our 2018 eCoty winner drops its top

Almost no decline in dynamic ability with the added drama of no roof almost makes this a no-compromise supercar
21 May 2020