Group tests

Corvette Z06 v Exige Cup v GT3 RS v Noble M400 – battle of the road-racers
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Chevrolet Corvette coupe

Corvette Z06 v Exige Cup v GT3 RS v Noble M400 – battle of the road-racers

This group test was first published in evo 89 back in 2006, where we put the then-new Corvette ZO6 against three deadly European rivals
8 May 2022
BMW M3 Competition v Alfa Romeo Giulia Quadrifoglio v Porsche 911 Carrera
BMW M3 Competition v Alfa Romeo Giulia Quadrifoglio v Porsche 911 Carrera
Saloons

BMW M3 Competition v Alfa Romeo Giulia Quadrifoglio v Porsche 911 Carrera

It’s M3 Competition versus Alfa Giulia Quadrifoglio in the battle of the sports saloons, and just to really test their mettle, we’ve brought along a 9…
7 May 2022
Porsche Cayman GTS 4.0 v Life110 Alpine A110 v Lotus Exige Sport 410
Porsche Cayman GTS 4.0 v Life110 Alpine A110 v Lotus Exige Sport 410
Sports cars

Porsche Cayman GTS 4.0 v Life110 Alpine A110 v Lotus Exige Sport 410

Porsche Cayman GTS 4.0, Life110 Alpine A110 and Lotus Exige Sport 410 offer three different interpretations of the sports car theme, but which one rea…
9 Apr 2022
2022 hot hatchback battle: the final
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Hot hatchbacks

2022 hot hatchback battle: the final

The cream has risen to the top in our three heats, but what's the best hot hatchback on sale right now?
29 Mar 2022
2022 hot hatchback battle: the middleweights
2022 hot hatchback battle the middleweights
Hot hatchbacks

2022 hot hatchback battle: the middleweights

Round 3 of our search to find the best hot hatch on sale sees the middleweights get in the ring. Which will go on to the finale: Leon, Mégane, i30 N, …
28 Mar 2022

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2022 hot hatchback battle: superminis
2022 hot hatchback battle superminis
Superminis

2022 hot hatchback battle: superminis

(Long read): For the second of our series of shoot‑outs to determine the best hot hatch on sale, it’s the turn of the superminis. So which will be our…
26 Mar 2022
2022 hot hatchback battle: hyper hatches
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Hot hatchbacks

2022 hot hatchback battle: hyper hatches

(Long read): Welcome to the first of three contests to find the greatest hot hatch on sale right now. Round 1 sees the new Mk8 Golf R take on the bril…
24 Mar 2022
Porsche 911 Carrera vs Lotus Evora GT410 – sports car showdown
Porsche 911 Carrera vs Lotus Evora GT410 – header
Lotus Evora

Porsche 911 Carrera vs Lotus Evora GT410 – sports car showdown

These two 2+2 sports cars tread the line of thrills and everyday usability, but has the 992 compromised too much to beat the king of suppleness?
27 Mar 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
Porsche 911 Carrera S vs rivals: R8, Vantage, 570GT and Evora face off
Porsche

Porsche 911 Carrera S vs rivals: R8, Vantage, 570GT and Evora face off

The question is simple. Does the 992-generation 911 Carrera S still have the edge on its core rivals?
11 Jul 2020
Renault Megane RS vs Honda Civic Type R vs Volkswagen Golf R 
Hot hatchbacks

Renault Megane RS vs Honda Civic Type R vs Volkswagen Golf R 

Renault’s trick new Mégane RS is out to steal its crown back from Honda’s Civic Type R, but could Volkswagen’s Golf R actually be the hottest hatch of…
25 Oct 2019
Audi R8 RWS vs BMW M4 CS
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Audi R8 coupe

Audi R8 RWS vs BMW M4 CS

How will Audi's first rear-drive R8 stack up against the mighty BMW M4 CS?
1 Jun 2019
VW Golf GTI TCR vs Renaultsport Megane RS Trophy
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Group tests

VW Golf GTI TCR vs Renaultsport Megane RS Trophy

The last hurrah of the VW Golf GTI and Renault Sport’s hottest Megane open hardcore hot hatch hostilities. There can only be one winner
8 Apr 2019
Hyundai i30 N vs VW Golf GTI vs Peugeot 308 GTi
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Group tests

Hyundai i30 N vs VW Golf GTI vs Peugeot 308 GTi

Can the new Hyundai i30 N overcome a pair of hot hatch rivals in the shape of the VW Golf GTI and Peugeot 308 GTi by Peugeot Sport?
6 Apr 2019
evo Car of the Year 2018
Group tests

evo Car of the Year 2018

The best new cars of the last 12 months, together, for the most anticipated test of the motoring year. It’s evo Car of the Year 2018
29 Jan 2019
eCoty 2018: evo Car of the Year
Group tests

eCoty 2018: evo Car of the Year

The best new cars of the last 12 months, together, for the most anticipated test of the motoring year. It’s evo Car of the Year 2018
29 Jan 2019
evo Car of the Year 2018 - coming soon
Group tests

evo Car of the Year 2018 - coming soon

evo Car of the Year is back for its 20th year and we're throwing 2018’s most exciting cars at the challenging roads of Scotland
18 Dec 2018
Peugeot 208 GTi by Peugeot Sport vs Renault Sport Clio 200
Peugeot 208 GTi by Peugeot Sport vs Renault Sport Clio 200 Cup - front static
Peugeot 208 GTi hatchback

Peugeot 208 GTi by Peugeot Sport vs Renault Sport Clio 200

These are two of France's best hot hatch efforts in recent times, but which will prevail?
4 Nov 2018
Alpine A110 v Porsche 718 Cayman S v Audi TT RS
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supertest

Alpine A110 v Porsche 718 Cayman S v Audi TT RS

The Alpine A110 has made waves in sports car circles, but it’ll have to get through the Porsche Cayman S and Audi TT RS to claim its crown
1 Oct 2018
Mercedes-AMG E63 S vs Porsche Panamera Turbo
Mercedes-AMG E63 S & Porsche Panamera Turbo
Mercedes E63 AMG

Mercedes-AMG E63 S vs Porsche Panamera Turbo

The Mercedes E63 S has 603bhp and 627lb ft of torque at its disposal – but is this enough to overwhelm the mighty Porsche Panamera Turbo?
29 Jan 2018
BMW M3 v Alfa Romeo Quadrifoglio
BMW M3 Competition Package & Alfa Romeo Giulia Quadrifoglio – bridge
Alfa Romeo Giulia Quadrifoglio

BMW M3 v Alfa Romeo Quadrifoglio

Alfa’s 503bhp Giulia Quadrifoglio takes on BMW’s M3 Competition Pack in a fast four-door face-off
22 Jan 2018
BMW M3 v Alfa Romeo Quadrifoglio
BMW M3 Competition Package & Alfa Romeo Giulia Quadrifoglio – bridge
Alfa Romeo Giulia Quadrifoglio

BMW M3 v Alfa Romeo Quadrifoglio

Alfa’s 503bhp Giulia Quadrifoglio takes on BMW’s M3 Competition Pack in a fast four-door face-off
22 Jan 2018
McLaren 650S Spider vs McLaren 12C Spider review
McLaren 650S Spider and 12C Spider
McLaren 650S coupe

McLaren 650S Spider vs McLaren 12C Spider review

Indistinguishable to many and very similar on the spec sheets, we find how far, if at all, the 650S moved the game on from the old 12C
6 Jan 2018
Honda Civic Type R vs Ford Focus RS vs SEAT Leon SC Cupra
evo hot hatch supertest
supertest

Honda Civic Type R vs Ford Focus RS vs SEAT Leon SC Cupra

Hot new Honda Civic Type R goes head-to-head with Ford Focus RS and SEAT Leon SC Cupra 300
19 Dec 2017
McLaren 540C vs Porsche 911 Turbo vs Audi R8
McLaren 540C, Porsche 911 Turbo, Audi R8
Group tests

McLaren 540C vs Porsche 911 Turbo vs Audi R8

Three perfectly matched ‘entry-level’ supercars, but can any of them step out from the shadow of their more esteemed siblings?
8 Dec 2017
Audi RS5 vs BMW M4 vs Mercedes-AMG C63 S - Supertest review
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supertest

Audi RS5 vs BMW M4 vs Mercedes-AMG C63 S - Supertest review

The Audi RS5 meets its arch rivals, the BMW M4 Competition Pack and the Mercedes-AMG C63 S for an evo supertest.
3 Nov 2017
Audi RS5 vs BMW M4 vs Mercedes-AMG C63 S - Supertest review
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supertest

Audi RS5 vs BMW M4 vs Mercedes-AMG C63 S - Supertest review

The Audi RS5 meets its arch rivals, the BMW M4 Competition Pack and the Mercedes-AMG C63 S for an evo supertest.
3 Nov 2017
BMW M4 Competition Package v Nissan GT-R - New v Used
BMW M4 Competition Package v Nissan GT-R
Group tests

BMW M4 Competition Package v Nissan GT-R - New v Used

£60,000 buys a new BMW M4 with 444bhp, but could a lightly used example of Nissan’s supercar slaying GT-R hold even more appeal?
16 Oct 2017
Abarth 124 Spider v Porsche Boxster - New v Used
Abarth 124 Spider v Porsche Boxster
Group tests

Abarth 124 Spider v Porsche Boxster - New v Used

Foregone conclusion, right? The second-hand Porsche Boxster will wipe the floor with the upstart Abarth?
16 Oct 2017
Volkswagen Golf R Estate v Mercedes C63 AMG - New v Used
Group tests

Volkswagen Golf R Estate v Mercedes C63 AMG - New v Used

Four-wheel drive and 306bhp make the Golf R Estate a formidable foe, but could you resist an old C63 AMG Estate for the same money?
16 Oct 2017
Porsche 911 Carrera GTS v Aston Martin V12 Vantage S
Porsche 911 Carrera GTS v Aston Martin V12 Vantage S
Group tests

Porsche 911 Carrera GTS v Aston Martin V12 Vantage S

The 911 is hard to beat, and the latest GTS is a real gem. But perhaps a special used alternative in the V12 Vantage S might sway you...
16 Oct 2017
McLaren 675LT vs McLaren P1
Group tests

McLaren 675LT vs McLaren P1

Almost all the performance but for a fraction of the price – is the 675LT really special enough to give the brain-scrambling P1 a fright?
23 Jun 2017
McLaren 570S vs McLaren 570GT
Group tests

McLaren 570S vs McLaren 570GT

They share many a component, but the difference between the 570S and GT is all in the detail
20 Jun 2017
McLaren F1 vs Mercedes-Benz SLR McLaren
Group tests

McLaren F1 vs Mercedes-Benz SLR McLaren

Before 2011 McLaren had built just two production models, and they could hardly have been more different. Neither could their reputations…
20 Jun 2017