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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.
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New McLaren GT review – Woking muscles-in on Aston Martin’s home ground

Is McLaren’s first grand tourer just a toned-down supercar, or something more nuanced and special?
17 Sep 2019
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Jethro Bovingdon | 20 years of evo

To mark 20 years of the magazine, we ask Contributing Writer Jethro Bovingdon to recall his most memorable evo moments
19 Dec 2018
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Reviews

Dallara Stradale review

Dallara's expertise has created a lightweight, purist driver's car of ruthless focus
16 Nov 2018
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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
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McLaren P1 review

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

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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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Mercedes-AMG C63 S Coupe review

The C 63 S Coupé is as exuberant as you’d expect
12 Jun 2016
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Lotus Elise Cup 250 review - the fastest Elise ever

Even lighter, even faster and even more exciting?
9 May 2016
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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
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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
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Pagani Huayra BC review

UDATED: Video added from Geneva show
1 Mar 2016
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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
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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
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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
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Ferrari F12tdf review

It could just be the purest expression of Ferrari right now
9 Nov 2015
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Aston Martin DB10 review - Watch us drive James Bond's Spectre car

Updated with video. Aston's new Bond car offers an insight into the its future models. We drive one of ten
26 Oct 2015