Group tests

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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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Ford Focus ST hatchback

Golf GTI vs Focus ST

With 247bhp and a newfound appetite for corners, the latest Ford Focus ST promises to be one of the most exciting hot hatches.
6 Feb 2013
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Lotus Elise convertible

Porsche Boxster vs Lotus Elise S

Which of these sub-£40K sports cars delivers the best open-top kicks, the all-new 2.7-litre Porsche Boxster or the latest supercharged Lotus Elise? Ri…
4 Feb 2013
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Caterhams on track

The R600 and SP300R are the two fastest production Caterhams ever – and its all thanks to the supercharged engine they share. But does forced inductio…
4 Feb 2013