Jethro Bovingdon

Bovingdon began his career as a motoring journalist and road tester at evo in May 2001. Since then he has forged a career as one of the most professional (and sideways) writers in the business. A current owner of a Porsche 996 and a modified BMW 3-series, Jethro has a deep passion for cars and driving. Also a proficient racer, Jethro drove a works BMW in the Nürburgring 24 Hours in 2014 and set one of the fastest laps ever around Blyton Park in a McLaren 12C Can Am. Non-motoring interests include collecting sunglasses. Large ones.


Aston Martin DBS Superleggera v Ferrari 812 Superfast

Each with a 700bhp-plus V12, the Aston Martin DBS Superleggera and Ferrari 812 Superfast are the ultimate GTs from their respective marques. Which bes…
13 Sep 2020

BMW M3 GTS vs Mini GP vs Renault Sport Mégane R26.R

You could spend £250,000 on a 700bhp hardcore machine, but is there just as much fun to be had – if not more – with less power and for less outlay?
1 Aug 2020
Dodge Challenger

Dodge Challenger SRT Hellcat Redeye review

More powerful than a McLaren Senna, tens of thousands cheaper than a BMW M5, this politically incorrect, all-American muscle car is the antithesis of …
20 Jun 2020
Porsche 911

Litchfield Porsche 911 Carrera T (991) review

Litchfield has turned its attention to the Carrera T, but does a power boost detract from what the T is all about? 
18 Apr 2020
Dallara Stradale - front

Dallara Stradale review

Dallara's expertise has created a lightweight, purist driver's car of ruthless focus
16 Nov 2018

McLaren 650S Spider v Ferrari 488 Spider

Before the McLaren 720S Spider arrives, we wanted to find out how the drop-top 650S fared against Ferrari’s 488 Spider
16 Aug 2018
McLaren P1 coupe

McLaren P1 review

McLaren has created a stunning hypercar of the modern age.
18 Aug 2017
McLaren P1 coupe

McLaren P1 GTR review

Conversion to road-legal spec hasn't harmed the P1 GTR, and it's positively ferocious on the public highway
8 Aug 2017

Best McLarens ever - we test them all from F1 to P1 GTR

The fastest car we’ve timed at Anglesey Circuit is the Radical RXC Turbo 500 with a lap of 1:10.5. Can the P1 GTR go faster?
20 Jun 2017
BAC Mono

BAC Mono review

The BAC Mono is a single seat, track focused sports car with a £110,000 price tag and a Formula 1 style cockpit
16 Mar 2017
Nissan Skyline coupe

Nissan Skyline GT-R Hakosuka - origin of the species

Can you still detect the DNA of a modern GT-R in the legendary ‘Hakosuka’
30 Dec 2016
Group tests

Mercedes-AMG GT v Jaguar F-type R Coupe AWD

Two front-engined coupes powered by big, forced-induction V8s, but which should your £100,000 go on?
27 Dec 2016
Group tests

Mercedes-AMG GT v Jaguar F-type R Coupe AWD

Two front-engined coupes powered by big, forced-induction V8s, but which should your £100,000 go on?
27 Dec 2016

Praga R1R video review - as extreme as road cars get?

Outrageously capable, it's hard to believe the R1R is road legal
15 Aug 2016
Ferrari 458 coupe

Ferrari 458 Speciale review and video

The Ferrari 458 Speciale is the latest in a line of super-hardcore mid-engined Ferrari V8s. Review and exclusive video here
28 Jun 2016
Mercedes C63 AMG Coupe

Mercedes-AMG C63 S Coupe review

The C 63 S Coupé is as exuberant as you’d expect
12 Jun 2016
Lotus Elise convertible

Lotus Elise Cup 250 review - the fastest Elise ever

Even lighter, even faster and even more exciting?
9 May 2016
Lexus GS hatchback

Lexus GS F review - brawny V8 saloon tested on UK roads

Lexus's super saloon offers a compelling blend of old-school brawn and new tech
27 Apr 2016
Ferrari California T

Ferrari California T Handling Speciale review

Too little, too late for a Ferrari that never properly appealed to purists in the first place?
16 Mar 2016
Pagani Huayra coupe

Pagani Huayra BC review

UDATED: Video added from Geneva show
1 Mar 2016
Nissan GT-R coupe

Nissan GT-R Track Edition review - the best GT-R on sale?

Sprinkled with the magic of Nismo but tuned for everyday driving, is this the perfect GT-R package?
5 Feb 2016
Lamborghini Huracan coupe

572bhp, V10 and rear-wheel drive, what's not to like?

Why less power doesn't dilute new rear-wheel drive Lamborghini
15 Dec 2015

Watch - £1.2million Jaguar Lightweight E-Type driven

Impossibly rare and beautiful, on the limit in the magnificent E-Type; watch our video here
20 Nov 2015
Ferrari F12tdf coupe

Ferrari F12tdf review

It could just be the purest expression of Ferrari right now
9 Nov 2015