Group tests

Mercedes-AMG GT v Jaguar F-type R Coupe AWD
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
Alfa Romeo 4C Spider v Porsche Boxster Spyder review
Alfa Romeo 4C Spider convertible

Alfa Romeo 4C Spider v Porsche Boxster Spyder review

The 981 Boxster Spyder is one of our favourite sports cars, but Alfa Romeo's 4C spider is a tough car to resist. Or is it?
7 Nov 2016
Alfa Romeo 4C Spider v Porsche Boxster Spyder review
Alfa Romeo 4C Spider convertible

Alfa Romeo 4C Spider v Porsche Boxster Spyder review

The 981 Boxster Spyder is one of our favourite sports cars, but Alfa Romeo's 4C spider is a tough car to resist. Or is it?
7 Nov 2016
Ford Focus ST TDCi Estate v Volkswagen Golf GTD Estate
Volkswagen Golf GTD

Ford Focus ST TDCi Estate v Volkswagen Golf GTD Estate

Two performance estates with a nod to economy. But which is the better drive?
31 Oct 2016
Ford Fiesta ST200 v Peugeot 208 GTI v SEAT Ibiza Cupra
Group tests

Ford Fiesta ST200 v Peugeot 208 GTI v SEAT Ibiza Cupra

Is the Fiesta ST200 capable and engaging enough to see off the superb 208 GTI by Peugeot Sport, or the SEAT Ibiza Cupra?
25 Oct 2016
Ford Fiesta ST200 v Peugeot 208 GTI v SEAT Ibiza Cupra
Group tests

Ford Fiesta ST200 v Peugeot 208 GTI v SEAT Ibiza Cupra

Is the Fiesta ST200 capable and engaging enough to see off the superb 208 GTI by Peugeot Sport, or the SEAT Ibiza Cupra?
25 Oct 2016
BMW M3 vs Mercedes-AMG C63 S battle on road and track
Group tests

BMW M3 vs Mercedes-AMG C63 S battle on road and track

With the BMW M3 nameplate at its weakest for years, does Mercedes-AMG have an open goal with the C63 S?
27 Dec 2015
BMW M3 vs Mercedes-AMG C63 S battle on road and track
Group tests

BMW M3 vs Mercedes-AMG C63 S battle on road and track

With the BMW M3 nameplate at its weakest for years, does Mercedes-AMG have an open goal with the C63 S?
27 Dec 2015
Audi Quattro vs Lancia Stratos
Audi

Audi Quattro vs Lancia Stratos

Here are the road versions of the cars that dominated world rallying for almost two decades
23 Jan 2015
Ford Fiesta ST vs Vauxhall Corsa VXR Clubsport
Ford Fiesta ST vs Vauxhall Corsa VXR Clubsport
Ford Fiesta ST hatchback

Ford Fiesta ST vs Vauxhall Corsa VXR Clubsport

It's a hot hatch duel, as the raucous little Vauxhall Corsa VXR Clubsport takes on the sublime Ford Fiesta ST. Which wins?
22 Apr 2014
Nissan Juke Nismo: Hot hatch group test
Nissan Juke Nismo
Nissan Juke Nismo SUV

Nissan Juke Nismo: Hot hatch group test

It might not be a hot hatch in the traditional sense, but the Nissan Juke Nismo shouldn't be dismissed so quickly
9 Aug 2013
Ford Fiesta ST v Peugeot 208 GTI v Nissan Juke Nismo v Mini
Ford Fiesta ST v Peugeot 208 GTI v Nissan Juke Nismo v Mini Cooper S JCW v Renault Clio 200 Turbo
Ford Fiesta ST hatchback

Ford Fiesta ST v Peugeot 208 GTI v Nissan Juke Nismo v Mini

With several new arrivals, 2013 is a big year for hot hatches. Here four of the latest take on an established great
9 Aug 2013
Ford Fiesta ST v Peugeot 208 GTI v Nissan Juke Nismo v Mini
Ford Fiesta ST v Peugeot 208 GTI v Nissan Juke Nismo v Mini Cooper S JCW v Renault Clio 200 Turbo
Ford Fiesta ST hatchback

Ford Fiesta ST v Peugeot 208 GTI v Nissan Juke Nismo v Mini

With several new arrivals, 2013 is a big year for hot hatches. Here four of the latest take on an established great
9 Aug 2013
Jaguar F-type V8 S vs Aston V8 Vantage
Jaguar F-type V8 S vs Aston Martin V8 Vantage Roadster cornering
Aston Martin DB9 coupe

Jaguar F-type V8 S vs Aston V8 Vantage

We find out how Jaguar's top-spec V8 S Roadster compare to the most British of rivals, the Aston Martin V8 Vantage Roadster
25 Jul 2013
Jaguar F-type v Porsche 911
Jaguar F-type V6S v Porsche 911 Cabriolet
Jaguar XKR coupe

Jaguar F-type v Porsche 911

The smaller-engined Jaguar F-type takes on its key rival: the entry-level drop‑top Porsche 911
19 Jul 2013
Ferrari F12 v Lamborghini Aventador and Aston Martin V12 Van
Ferrari F12 v Lamborghini Aventador and Aston Martin V12 Vanquish
Ferrari 612 coupe

Ferrari F12 v Lamborghini Aventador and Aston Martin V12 Van

Can Ferrari’s F12 Berlinetta match the GT credentials of the Aston Martin Vanquish and outperform the wild Lamborghini Aventador? We head to Italy to …
21 Jun 2013
Mature hot hatch test
BMW M135i vs Renaultsport Megane 265 Cup
BMW M135i

Mature hot hatch test

Prefer your fast hatchbacks a little bit more mature? We pitch BMW’s M135i against Scirocco R, Mégane 265 and a 292bhp Focus ST
7 Jun 2013
Audi A1 Quattro vs Mini JCW GP, Ford Focus RS500 and Renault
Audi A1 Quattro vs Mini JCW GP, Ford Focus RS500 and Renault Megane R26.R:
Mini John Cooper Works hatchback

Audi A1 Quattro vs Mini JCW GP, Ford Focus RS500 and Renault

The four-wheel-drive Audi A1 Quattro and new Mini GP battle the Megane R26.R and Focus RS500 on road and track.
3 Jun 2013
Koenigsegg CC8S v Agera R
Koenigsegg CC8S v Agera R
Koenigsegg Agera R coupe

Koenigsegg CC8S v Agera R

evo speaks with Christian von Koenigsegg, and drives the earliest CC8S and brand new Agera R, to find out why it’s time to take the Swedish supercar b…
22 May 2013
VW Golf R vs Golf Rallye
VW Golf R vs Golf Rallye
Volkswagen Golf hatchback

VW Golf R vs Golf Rallye

The 266bhp super-Golf recalls a rare homologation special, called the Rallye, designed to take on the Lancia Integrale. We bring the two together.
17 May 2013
£15,000 Coupes
Nissan 370Z and BMW Z4M
Porsche Cayman coupe

£15,000 Coupes

Four of the last decade’s greatest coupes can now be bought for as little as £15,000. A trip to mid-Wales determines which is the biggest bargain
29 Apr 2013
Classic Turbos tested
Escort Cosworth vs 911 Turbo, Skyline GT-R, Megane R26.R and Maserati Ghibli
Porsche 911 coupe

Classic Turbos tested

From original 911 Turbo to Mégane R26.R, via Skyline GT-R, Escort Cosworth and Ghibli Cup, Richard Meaden revisits five definitive turbocharged perfor…
19 Apr 2013
Porsche Panamera vs BMW M5, Jaguar XFR and Mercedes E63 AMG
Porsche Panamera vs BMW M5, Jaguar XFR and Mercedes E63 AMG driving
BMW 5 Series saloon

Porsche Panamera vs BMW M5, Jaguar XFR and Mercedes E63 AMG

evo tests the Porsche Panamera, BMW M5, Mercedes E63 AMG and Jaguar XFR against each other, on road and track, to find the best supersaloon money can …
20 Mar 2013
Honda NSX vs TVR Tuscan, BMW M5, Porsche 911 and Maserati 42
Honda NSX vs TVR Tuscan, BMW M5, Porsche 911 and Maserati 4200 GT
Porsche 911 coupe

Honda NSX vs TVR Tuscan, BMW M5, Porsche 911 and Maserati 42

You could have Honda’s NSX supercar, TVR’s brutal Tuscan, Maserati’s sublime 4200 GT, BMW’s epic V10-engined M5, or a 996-gen Porsche 911 for just £15…
18 Mar 2013
Lamborghini Aventador vs Miura SVJ
Lamborghini Aventador vs Miura SVJ
Lamborghini Murcielago coupe

Lamborghini Aventador vs Miura SVJ

The Miura SVJ was the first truly extreme Lamborghini; 40 years later, the Aventador LP700-4 is the most recent. Nick Trott drives both to find out wh…
15 Mar 2013
Suzuki Swift Sport vs £15k hot hatch rivals
Suzuki Swift Sport v Abarth 500, Mini Cooper, Ford Fiesta, Seat Ibiza FR, Audi A1 1.4 TFSI and Renault Twingo
Suzuki Swift hatchback

Suzuki Swift Sport vs £15k hot hatch rivals

The Suzuki Swift Sport takes on six of its closest rivals in our £15,000 hatch shootout.
13 Mar 2013
Lotus Exige S vs C63 Black, M3 GTS, 911 GT3 RS 4.0 and Nissa
Lotus Exige S vs C63 Black, M3 GTS, 911 GT3 RS 4.0 and Nissan GT-R Track Pack
Lotus Exige coupe

Lotus Exige S vs C63 Black, M3 GTS, 911 GT3 RS 4.0 and Nissa

Is the 345bhp Exige S the car that will take Lotus to the next level? We pit it against four hardcore rivals from Mercedes, Nissan, BMW and Porsche to…
1 Mar 2013
V12 Ferrari celebration
Ferrari 599 GTB vs 275 GTB, Daytona, 550 Maranello and 575M
Ferrari 599 coupe

V12 Ferrari celebration

The launch of a new V12 Ferrari is the perfect excuse to bring together its front-engined forebears. Jethro Bovingdon drives them all, from sublime 27…
27 Feb 2013
Subaru BRZ vs Impreza Turbo
Subaru BRZ vs Subaru Impreza 2000 Turbo review
Subaru WRX STi saloon

Subaru BRZ vs Impreza Turbo

So is the move to natural aspiration and rear drive a step in the right direction for Subaru? Richard Meaden decides by driving the BRZ back-to-back w…
25 Feb 2013
Tuned 205 GTI vs Mazda MX-5 Turbo
BBR Mazda MX-5 Turbo vs PUG1OFF Peugeot 205 GTI 195
Peugeot 208 hatchback

Tuned 205 GTI vs Mazda MX-5 Turbo

They were great in the early ’90s, and now, with some choice upgrades, this Peugeot 205 GTI and mk1 Mazda MX-5 offer thrills to rival modern performan…
21 Feb 2013
RS Twingo vs Swift Sport
Renaultsport Twingo 133 vs Suzuki Swift Sport review
Suzuki Swift hatchback

RS Twingo vs Swift Sport

Renaultsport’s smallest creation, the Twingo 133, has had a makeover as it attempts to take on the Suzuki Swift Sport in the supermini stakes.
20 Feb 2013
BMW M5 vs Lotus Carlton
BMW M5 vs Lotus Carlton
BMW 5 Series saloon

BMW M5 vs Lotus Carlton

New M5 meets Lotus Carlton, separated by 22 years but united by twin-turbo engines and an appetite for seriously big speeds.
19 Feb 2013
VW Up vs Fiat Panda TwinAir
Volkswagen Up vs Fiat Panda TwinAir
Fiat Panda hatchback

VW Up vs Fiat Panda TwinAir

The Fiat Panda TwinAir and Volkswagen Up both cost less than £11,000 and promise to achieve over 60mpg, so can they really be fun to drive too?
15 Feb 2013
Porsche 911 Carrera S v Morgan Plus 8
Porsche 911 Carrera S v Morgan Plus 8
Porsche 911 coupe

Porsche 911 Carrera S v Morgan Plus 8

They have similar prices and performance, but otherwise the new Porsche 911 Carrera and Morgan Plus 8 are about as different as a pair of sports car r…
13 Feb 2013
Lotus Esprit celebration
Lotus Esprit S1 vs Essex Turbo vs Sport 300 vs S4S vs GT3 vs Sport 350
Lotus Elise convertible

Lotus Esprit celebration

evo tests six of the best examples of Lotus’s much-missed supercar, the Esprit. But which one is the best?
11 Feb 2013
End-of-an-era cars
Porsche 911 GT3 vs BMW M3 vs Clio 200 Cup vs Subaru WRX STI
Porsche 911 coupe

End-of-an-era cars

As new technology and changing demands impact on our favourite performance cars, Jethro Bovingdon celebrates four greats from the soon-to-be old schoo…
8 Feb 2013