David Vivian
Vivian’s first ever road rest was of a Vauxhall Chevette HS2300 for Motor magazine in 1978. He felt that, although undeniably quick, it understeered too much, thus nailing early on the essential co-ordinates for life as a car critic with evo 34 years later. Thousands of fast cars and over a million words later, he’s still calling it with a healthy contempt for pulled punches and a reckless disregard for stuff that doesn’t concern the only thing that really matters: the driver.

SEAT Leon ST Cupra 280 review - prices, specs and 0-60 time

Fast estate proves almost just as exciting as the hatch
9 Apr 2015
BMW 3 Series coupe

BMW 435i review - price, specs and release date

We drive the new BMW 4-series coupe in petrol powered 435i form, the sportiest until the M3 coupe-replacing M4 arrives
28 Mar 2015
Porsche Boxster Spyder

Porsche Boxster Spyder v Ferrari 360 Spider

Everyone loves a spider, particularly when it's powered by a howling V8 or a soulful flat-six...
26 Mar 2015
Peugeot 308 hatchback

Peugeot 308 GT review - prices, specs, 0-60 time

Greater things are in store for the 308 nameplate, but the new GT is a promising start
26 Mar 2015
BMW 3 Series Touring

BMW 328i Touring review - price, specs and 0-60 time

The Touring estate version of BMW's new 328i promises to be a fun to drive family car
2 Mar 2015
Land Rover Discovery SUV

Land Rover Discovery Sport review, price and specs

Built on the same platform as the Evoque, Land Rover's Freelander replacement gets the firm's latest design language
13 Feb 2015
Vauxhall Adam hatchback

Vauxhall Adam Rocks Air review and pictures

The Adam is transformed by a brilliant new three-pot engine. Shame about the name...
30 Dec 2014
Renault Twingo hatchback

Renault Twingo Dynamique TCe review and pictures

French supermini goes rear-engined and rear-drive, with 89bhp for the turbo range-topper
4 Dec 2014
Porsche Cayenne SUV

Porsche Cayenne Turbo review and pictures

A facelift, changes under the skin too, but the same bonkers and brilliant result
4 Nov 2014
Citroen C4 hatchback

Citroen C4 Cactus review and pictures

French crossover gets big weight saving and bold design
4 Nov 2014
Bentley Continental GT coupe

Bentley Continental GT Speed review

626bhp W12 makes for the most powerful production Bentley ever
29 Oct 2014

Infiniti Q50 Eau Rouge video

We get our first go behind the wheel of the new Infiniti Q50 Eau Rouge sports saloon. Watch out AMG and M Division?
18 Jul 2014
Alfa Romeo Giulietta hatchback

Alfa Romeo Giulietta QV review, prices and specs

Alfa Romeo's hot hatch Giulietta gets a facelift, and a new powertrain courtesy of the 4C sports car. Review here
17 Jun 2014
Toyota GT 86 coupe

Toyota GT86 supercharged by Abbey Motorsport review, price a

Nissan Skyline specialist Abbey Motorsport has supercharged the Toyota GT86 and Subaru BRZ to 270bhp
1 Apr 2014
Audi S5 hatchback

Audi S5 V8 review

The Audi S5 sports coupe originally launched with a V8 engine, shared with the RS4 saloon
4 Oct 2013
Vauxhall Insignia hatchback

Vauxhall Insignia VXR SuperSport review, price and specs

The Vauxhall Insignia VXR SuperSport gets a mid-life refresh and a handy price cut
23 Sep 2013

Lexus TMG TS-650 review and performance figures

The Lexus TMG TS-650 may sound undramatic, but its 200mph performance and Toyota GT86 like drifts are anything but
13 Sep 2013
Aston Martin Zagato coupe

Aston Martin CC100

Aston Martin celebrates its centenary this year. To mark the occasion, the company has built a one-off, 565bhp speedster, called the CC100. evo has th…
6 Aug 2013

RIP the manual gearshift

When Ferrari and Porsche delete the manual option from their most hardcore drivers’ cars, it’s clear the days of the manual gearbox are numbered. Shou…
27 Jun 2013
Maserati GranCabrio convertible

2013 Maserati GranCabrio MC review

The GranCabrio MC is the seventh iteration of the gorgeous Maserati GranTurismo. Can it match the cheaper Jaguar F-type Roadster?
14 Jun 2013
Lotus Evora coupe

2013 Lotus Evora S Sports Racer review

The Sports Racer is a fully loaded version of the Lotus Evora S coupe
22 May 2013
Maserati Quattroporte saloon

2013 Maserati Quattroporte S V6 review

We drive the new V6-engined Maserati Quattroporte S, a more efficient limo to battle Jaguar and Porsche
21 May 2013
KTM X-BOW convertible

2013 KTM X-Bow GT review

The KTM X-Bow GT is a more road-focused sports car with a windscreen and luggage area. Worth its premium price tag?
25 Apr 2013
Porsche 911 coupe

Honda NSX vs TVR Tuscan, BMW M5, Porsche 911 and Maserati 42

You could have Honda’s NSX supercar, TVR’s brutal Tuscan, Maserati’s sublime 4200 GT, BMW’s epic V10-engined M5, or a 996-gen Porsche 911 for just £15…
18 Mar 2013