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Adam Towler
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 …
29 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
Track-only GMA T.50s detailed – the ultimate rendition
Track cars

Track-only GMA T.50s detailed – the ultimate rendition

Gordon Murray has already revealed his plans for the ultimate track-only T.50s
3 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
BMW M4 Competition vs Mercedes-AMG C63 S Coupe - German coupe twin test
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BMW M4 Competition vs Mercedes-AMG C63 S Coupe - German coupe twin test

The F82 BMW M4 is about to be put out to pasture, so does AMG’s recently fettled C63 S Coupe finally have its number?
18 May 2020
BMW M340i xDrive saloon 2020 review
BMW 3 Series saloon

BMW M340i xDrive saloon 2020 review

All the ingredients are present to make this a cracking sub-M Sport saloon, but the M340i puts outright pace and tech above real driver thrills and en…
12 May 2020
Subaru Impreza P1 vs Mitsubishi Evo VI Tommi Mäkinen Edition
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Subaru Impreza P1 vs Mitsubishi Evo VI Tommi Mäkinen Edition

In the late ’90s Mitsubishi and Subaru battled it out for WRC glory. On the road the competition was no less fierce, as we discover by reuniting the E…
9 May 2020
Lamborghini Huracan Evo Spyder 2020 review
Lamborghini

Lamborghini Huracan Evo Spyder 2020 review

It may not be the sharpest, fastest or most involving topless supercar, but in many ways it’s the most memorable.
6 May 2020
Subaru WRX STI S209 2020 review – US-only special driven on UK roads
Subaru

Subaru WRX STI S209 2020 review – US-only special driven on UK roads

It may be nearing the end of its production, but this WRX STI on steroids is extremely rapid once its idiosyncrasies have been learnt. The S209 is a c…
24 Apr 2020
991.2 Porsche 911 GT3 manual review
Porsche 911 GT3

991.2 Porsche 911 GT3 manual review

A two-pedal GT3 is brilliant, but three pedals are even better - on the road, that is
23 Apr 2020
New Aston Martin DBS Superleggera Volante 2020 review
Aston Martin DBS Superleggera Volante side pan
Aston Martin DBS Superleggera

New Aston Martin DBS Superleggera Volante 2020 review

Losing the roof hasn’t compromised the DBS in the way it could have done. It’s a great mix of GT and supercar, with truly spectacular performance.
7 Apr 2020
New Porsche Boxster T 2020 review
Porsche 718 Boxster

New Porsche Boxster T 2020 review

In many ways the best 718 Boxster to drive, but that sadly doesn’t paper over the inadequacies of the flat-four engine
2 Apr 2020
New 591bhp Audi RS Q8 arrives
Audi Q8 SUV

New 591bhp Audi RS Q8 arrives

There’s another performance luxury SUV to get your head around following the launch of the £105,000 Audi RS Q8 at the LA Motor Show
21 Nov 2019
Lamborghini Aventador SVJ vs McLaren 600LT
Lamborghini Aventador SV

Lamborghini Aventador SVJ vs McLaren 600LT

McLaren has its most hardcore Sports Series model yet in the 592bhp 600LT, while Lamborghini has launched its hottest Aventador to date with the 759bh…
1 Nov 2019