Author

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.

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

Subscribe to evo magazine

Subscribe today to have every issue of evo delivered straight to your door with 20% off all issues in your first six months – and our subscriber-exclusive Great Roads poster book!
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
2022 Toyota GR 86 revealed – rear-wheel drive coupe reimagined
2022 Toyota GR86 - front quarter
Toyota GT 86

2022 Toyota GR 86 revealed – rear-wheel drive coupe reimagined

The Toyota GR 86 is back for a new generation, with a bigger 2.4-litre engine and revamped chassis
5 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
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
2 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
Renault 5 set to relaunch as an EV – Alpine eyeing hot hatch variant
Electric Renault 5 concept
Renault 5

Renault 5 set to relaunch as an EV – Alpine eyeing hot hatch variant

A new Renault 5 has been confirmed as part of the company’s future strategy presented by CEO Luca de Meo, with an Alpine hot hatch variant also on its…
14 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
New Lamborghini Huracán STO set to rival Porsche 911 GT3 RS
Lamborghini Huracán STO front three quarters
Lamborghini Huracan

New Lamborghini Huracán STO set to rival Porsche 911 GT3 RS

Lamborghini confirms hardcore Super Trofeo-based Huracán STO road car to rival Porsche’s ultimate road racer
18 Nov 2020
UK bans sale of petrol engined cars from 2030
Electric cars

UK bans sale of petrol engined cars from 2030

British Government brings forward its ban on the sale of new petrol and diesel engines to 2030. All hybrids banned from 2035.
18 Nov 2020
Lewis Hamilton is in the best Formula 1 car, but he has also been instrumental in making Mercedes unbeatable
Opinion

Lewis Hamilton is in the best Formula 1 car, but he has also been instrumental in making Mercedes unbeatable

If winning in a Mercedes is so easy, why does Toto Wolff ask Daimler to send a cheque for $54million to Hamilton each year?
17 Nov 2020
Ferrari SF90 Spider revealed – 986bhp drop-top to join Stradale
Ferrari

Ferrari SF90 Spider revealed – 986bhp drop-top to join Stradale

Ferrari has revealed its near no-compromise SF90 Spider – available in standard and stripped Assetto Fiorano forms
12 Nov 2020
2020 Bentley Bentayga review – facelifted luxury SUV driven
Bentley Bentayga

2020 Bentley Bentayga review – facelifted luxury SUV driven

It’s been a success for Bentley, but can this facelift continue to carry Bentley’s fortunes? 
21 Sep 2020
McLaren 620R review - is this the ultimate McLaren road car?
McLaren

McLaren 620R review - is this the ultimate McLaren road car?

Based on McLaren’s 570S GT4 race car the new 620R claims to mix race car performance with road car usability.
18 Aug 2020
Porsche 911 Targa 4S 2020 review - the oddball 911 that’s a refreshing alternative
Porsche 911 Targa

Porsche 911 Targa 4S 2020 review - the oddball 911 that’s a refreshing alternative

New 911 Targa 4S offers coupe usability with more style than a convertible, but four-wheel drive only will put off those looking for the purist 911 dr…
10 Aug 2020
Aston Martin DBX review - the first performance SUV to deliver on its promise
Reviews

Aston Martin DBX review - the first performance SUV to deliver on its promise

Aston Martin's first SUV is more than a good SUV, the DBX is the best car the British firm makes
9 Aug 2020
Maserati Ghibli Hybrid revealed
Maserati Ghibli

Maserati Ghibli Hybrid revealed

Sports saloon ditches diesel engine for turbocharged petrol mild-hybrid motor as Maserati turns to an electric future
16 Jul 2020
Suzuki Swift Sport Hybrid 2020 review – not quite a Fiesta ST rival
Suzuki Swift Sport

Suzuki Swift Sport Hybrid 2020 review – not quite a Fiesta ST rival

Suzuki’s supermini gets a shot in the arm, but at what price? Quite a big one, actually.
15 Jul 2020
992 Porsche 911 Turbo S 2020 review
Reviews

992 Porsche 911 Turbo S 2020 review

It’s the sharpest 911 Turbo yet, and is also the best of the 992 line-up. Packed with character to match its colossal performance, the new 992 Turbo S…
18 Jun 2020
Hans Mezger (1929-2020) - the great Porsche engineer
News

Hans Mezger (1929-2020) - the great Porsche engineer

Hans Mezger, the engineer responsible for a dynasty of iconic Porsche engines and race cars, has died. 
11 Jun 2020
Porsche 718 Cayman GTS 4.0 2020 review - a cut-priced GT4?
Porsche Cayman

Porsche 718 Cayman GTS 4.0 2020 review - a cut-priced GT4?

With the Cayman GT4’s engine the GTS could be all the sports car you ever need. Superb engine, sublime chassis and sensible(ish) money. What’s not to …
8 Jun 2020
Aston Martin looks to axe 500 jobs and cut sports car production
Aston Martin

Aston Martin looks to axe 500 jobs and cut sports car production

British firm to build fewer sports cars and cut up to 20% of its workforce in £30 million cost saving restructure
4 Jun 2020
Audi RS5 Sportback review
Audi RS5 Sportback

Audi RS5 Sportback review

The first Audi RS5 Sportback might lack the edge of Alfa’s Giulia Quadrifoglio, but its less frantic approach has strong appeal
3 Jun 2020
McLaren delays new Sports Series as 1200 staff axed
McLaren

McLaren delays new Sports Series as 1200 staff axed

Group hit by revenue drop across road cars, motorsport and technology divisions
29 May 2020