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Stuart Gallagher

A founding member of evo, Stuart returned in 2014 as Managing editor before being appointed editor in 2017, despite having a patchy car ownership history that includes an Mk3 Fiesta RS1800i and an MGF. A veteran air-cooled endurance racer (2CVs, not 911s sadly), Stuart has an unhealthy obsession with 1990’s Group A touring cars and will never forgive himself for selling his 306 Rallye.

Bentley Continental GT Speed Convertible 2021 review – British grand touring on form
Bentley Continental GT Speed – pan
Bentley Continental GTC

Bentley Continental GT Speed Convertible 2021 review – British grand touring on form

Supreme luxury meets finely honed dynamics, but has the Continental GT Speed met Bentley’s target of creating the best open-top GT car in the world?
15 Sep 2021
Renault 5 EV stars at Munich motor show – production due in 2024
Renault 5
Renault 5

Renault 5 EV stars at Munich motor show – production due in 2024

As Renault offers a first look at it's retro EV concept in the metal, it has confirmed that first cars will hit the road in 2024
7 Sep 2021
Porsche Macan GTS 2021 review – Alfa Romeo Stelvio Quadrofoglio rival sharpens up
Porsche Macan GTS 2021 – front tracking
Porsche Macan GTS SUV

Porsche Macan GTS 2021 review – Alfa Romeo Stelvio Quadrofoglio rival sharpens up

New range-topping Macan GTS proves once again that Porsche can do practical and performance in one car
3 Sep 2021
Alpina D3 S Touring 2021 review – the ultimate daily driver?
Alpina D3 S Touring – rear slide
Alpina D3

Alpina D3 S Touring 2021 review – the ultimate daily driver?

A desirable formula executed extremely well. It's fast and has a sweet chassis, but can feel a little blunt compared to the B3
26 Aug 2021
Hyundai Kona N 2021 review – better than Ford’s Puma ST?
Hyundai Kona N
Hyundai Kona

Hyundai Kona N 2021 review – better than Ford’s Puma ST?

Performance crossover from Hyundai N is every bit as good as the firm’s hot hatches 
18 Aug 2021

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Aston Martin Valhalla makes debut at Monterey Car Week
Aston Martin Valhalla
Aston Martin Valhalla

Aston Martin Valhalla makes debut at Monterey Car Week

The Aston Martin Valhalla has been a long time coming, but we've finally caught a glimpse of the near production-ready car in the metal
13 Aug 2021
Porsche Cayenne Turbo GT 2021 review – the Lamborghini Urus has a talented new rival from within
Porsche Cayenne Coupe Turbo GT – front corner
Porsche Cayenne Turbo

Porsche Cayenne Turbo GT 2021 review – the Lamborghini Urus has a talented new rival from within

It’s the most extreme Cayenne Porsche has ever made, and thanks to the GT department it’s also the best.
26 Jul 2021
Porsche 911 GT3 Touring 2021 review – pairing the magnificent 992 GT3 experience to a more subtle audience
Porsche 911 GT3 Touring 992 review
Porsche 911 GT3

Porsche 911 GT3 Touring 2021 review – pairing the magnificent 992 GT3 experience to a more subtle audience

There are few, if any, more rewarding, engaging or intense experiences for those in pursuit of the thrill of driving
14 Jul 2021
992 Porsche 911 GT3 Touring review – pictures
Porsche 911 GT3 Touring 992 review
Porsche 911 GT3

992 Porsche 911 GT3 Touring review – pictures

Images of the 992 Porsche 911 GT3 Touring
14 Jul 2021
Ferrari Portofino 2021 review – finds a sweet spot amongst GT companions
Ferrari Portofino M – front tracking
Ferrari Portofino

Ferrari Portofino 2021 review – finds a sweet spot amongst GT companions

Ferrari's entry-level open-top GT has finally found its sweet spot; more engaging than a Bentley, more refined than a 911 Turbo, there's little not to…
26 Jun 2021
2022 Toyota GR 86 coming to Goodwood Festival of Speed
2022 Toyota GR86 FoS
Toyota GT 86

2022 Toyota GR 86 coming to Goodwood Festival of Speed

The Toyota GR 86 will have its public and dynamic debuts at this year's FoS
24 Jun 2021
Project Horizon - CEO Tobias Moers maps Aston Martin’s future
Tobias Moers
Aston Martin

Project Horizon - CEO Tobias Moers maps Aston Martin’s future

A wider portfolio, V8 mid-engined supercars and every new Aston beyond 2025 to be electric. CEO Tobias Moers reveals his plans for Aston Martin
22 Jun 2021
BMW M3 Competition 2021 review – still the benchmark performance saloon?
BMW M3 Competition
BMW M3 saloon

BMW M3 Competition 2021 review – still the benchmark performance saloon?

It’s bigger and heavier than before, and is now auto-only. So can it copy the new M4’s trick of still being fun to drive? You bet it can
19 Jun 2021
BMW M5 CS 2021 review – a class act that reaffirms the M division’s brilliance
BMW M5 CS – front cornering
BMW M5 saloon

BMW M5 CS 2021 review – a class act that reaffirms the M division’s brilliance

Nonsensical on paper, but sublime in practice. Never has a modern supersaloon been more tactile or more engaging
14 Jun 2021
2021 Rolls-Royce Ghost review
2021 Rolls-Royce Ghost
Rolls-Royce Ghost

2021 Rolls-Royce Ghost review

Latest Ghost gets a new platform, four-wheel steering and fresh looks, and continues to set the luxury saloon bar
5 Jun 2021
Mercedes-AMG C63 S Estate (2014-2021) review – is AMG's Audi RS4 rival the perfect daily?
Mercedes-AMG C63 S Estate 2021 – header
Mercedes AMG C 63 saloon

Mercedes-AMG C63 S Estate (2014-2021) review – is AMG's Audi RS4 rival the perfect daily?

A midlife update brings a new nine-speed transmission and a plethora of driver modes
13 May 2021
Audi RS e-tron GT 2021 review – how does Audi’s take on a Porsche Taycan stack up?
etron GT header
Audi e-tron GT

Audi RS e-tron GT 2021 review – how does Audi’s take on a Porsche Taycan stack up?

Range-topping Audi RS e-tron GT benefits from Porsche Taycan DNA to be a superb grand tourer
12 May 2021
Audi e-tron GT quattro 2021 review – Porsche Taycan 4S gets a family rival
Audi e-tron GT quattro – header
Audi e-tron GT

Audi e-tron GT quattro 2021 review – Porsche Taycan 4S gets a family rival

The entry level e-tron GT is another great grand tourer but question marks remain over touring range ability.
12 May 2021
Alfa Romeo Giulia GTAm 2021 review – if Porsche built a four-door 911 GT3 RS
Alfa Giulia GTAm header
Alfa Romeo Giulia

Alfa Romeo Giulia GTAm 2021 review – if Porsche built a four-door 911 GT3 RS

Alfa Romeo Giulia GTAm is the most extreme modern Alfa to date. It’s also one of its very best.
12 May 2021
819bhp Ferrari 812 Competizione revealed in full – hardcore V12 GT returns
Ferrari 812 Competizione front
Ferrari 812 Superfast

819bhp Ferrari 812 Competizione revealed in full – hardcore V12 GT returns

Ferrari has confirmed its new 812 Superfast special edition is to be called Competizione, and will be joined by the Targa-roofed Competizione A
5 May 2021
2021 Bentley Continental GT Speed review - Ultimate GT set to take on DB11 AMR V12
Bentley Continental GT Speed UK – cornering
Bentley Continental GT

2021 Bentley Continental GT Speed review - Ultimate GT set to take on DB11 AMR V12

Bentley claims the new GT Speed is its most performance-focused car ever. After lapping Silverstone’s GP circuit it’s hard not to agree
4 May 2021
Alpina B3 Touring 2021 review – the other BMW M3 touring
Alpina B3 Touring – header
Alpina B3

Alpina B3 Touring 2021 review – the other BMW M3 touring

With pukka M-power and a finely-honed chassis, the B3 Touring just about has you questioning why you’d bother waiting for an M3 Touring
29 Apr 2021
Peugeot 508 PSE 2021 review – high performance hybrid takes on S4 and M340i
Peugeot 508 PSE – front
Peugeot 508

Peugeot 508 PSE 2021 review – high performance hybrid takes on S4 and M340i

New 355bhp petrol-hybrid 508 from Peugeot Sport Engineered has Audi’s S4 licked
14 Apr 2021
Alpine GTA Concept – pro-level fan fiction car design at its best
Alpine A110 GTA concept – front
Alpine

Alpine GTA Concept – pro-level fan fiction car design at its best

Russian car designer Arseny Kostromin has magnificently executed his idea of a competition Alpine GTA
10 Apr 2021
Bentley Bacalar 2021 review – Crewe’s answer to Ferrari’s FXX programme
Bentley Bacalar dev - sideways
Bentley

Bentley Bacalar 2021 review – Crewe’s answer to Ferrari’s FXX programme

The Mulliner designed Bacalar showcases Bentley’s bespoke engineering talents in super-exclusive but unexpectedly capable form.
9 Apr 2021
New 992 Porsche 911 GT3 revealed – a McLaren 600LT killer
Porsche 911 GT3 NA
Porsche 911 GT3

New 992 Porsche 911 GT3 revealed – a McLaren 600LT killer

Motorsport technology to define new Porsche 911 GT3
6 Apr 2021
Mercedes-AMG E Performance plug-in powertrains revealed – it’s official, next C63 to go four-cylinder 
Mercedes-AMG E Performance plug-in powertrains
Mercedes

Mercedes-AMG E Performance plug-in powertrains revealed – it’s official, next C63 to go four-cylinder 

AMG’s electrified powertrains revealed – new V8 and four-cylinder plug-in powertrains to spread across the range
31 Mar 2021
​Mercedes-AMG C63 S saloon 2021 review – last bastion of the compact V8 supersaloon
C63 S saloon review
Mercedes C63 AMG

​Mercedes-AMG C63 S saloon 2021 review – last bastion of the compact V8 supersaloon

AMG's smallest V8 saloon still hits all the right notes. The C63 S is hard-edged, aggressive and superb fun to drive
24 Mar 2021
BMW 128ti 2021 review – the Golf GTI’s worst nightmare
BMW 128ti - cornering
BMW 1 Series

BMW 128ti 2021 review – the Golf GTI’s worst nightmare

BMW’s first front-wheel drive hot hatch isn’t only good, we think it will have a Golf GTI beat
5 Feb 2021
Bentley Flying Spur V8 review - the best current Bentley
Bentley Flying Spur V8
Bentley Flying Spur saloon

Bentley Flying Spur V8 review - the best current Bentley

New ‘entry-level’ Bentley Flying Spur is the pick of the limos. 
27 Jan 2021
BMW M8 Competition Gran Coupe vs Audi RS7 Sportback – battle of the alt-supersaloon
Audi RS7 vs M8 Comp GC - cornering
BMW

BMW M8 Competition Gran Coupe vs Audi RS7 Sportback – battle of the alt-supersaloon

BMW's grandest of M8 Competition Gran Coupes takes on our impressive fast-fleet Audi RS7
16 Jan 2021
New Alpine A110 goes electric
Alpine ranges
Alpine A110

New Alpine A110 goes electric

French sports car to be replaced by battery electric sports car co-developed by Lotus.  
14 Jan 2021
Hot hatchbacks under threat – new French car tax laws and what they mean for performance cars
Renault Megane RS Trophy front
Hot hatchbacks

Hot hatchbacks under threat – new French car tax laws and what they mean for performance cars

France’s new car tax laws have essentially made the hot hatch non-viable due to huge tax hikes
14 Dec 2020
Skoda Octavia vRS estate 2020 review – still a performance family car sweet spot?
Skoda

Skoda Octavia vRS estate 2020 review – still a performance family car sweet spot?

Latest-generation Octavia vRS takes the new Mk8 Golf GTI’s underpinnings and technology to continue its unlikely performance car lineage
30 Nov 2020