Long term tests

Renault Clio V6
Renaultsport Clio V6 255
Renault Clio hatchback

Renault Clio V6

evo's editor, Nick Trott, buys one of the maddest special editions ever, the mid-engined rear-drive Clio V6
25 Mar 2010
Mazda MX-5 2.0i
Mazda MX-5 2.0i Sport Tech roadster
Mazda MX-5 convertible

Mazda MX-5 2.0i

Adam Shorrock shares a great driving road that combined with the rear-drive Mazda MX-5, brings a smile to his face
12 Mar 2010
Renault Clio 200 Cup
Renaultsport Clio 200 Cup
Renault Clio hatchback

Renault Clio 200 Cup

Henry Catchpole borrows Dobie's Clio 200 Cup and ends up rather enamoured by it
11 Mar 2010
Jaguar XFR
Jaguar XFR long term pan
Jaguar XF saloon

Jaguar XFR

Can you use a 500bhp super saloon in the snow? Ollie Marriage has been having fun answering that one.
11 Mar 2010
Jaguar XFR
Jaguar XFR long term
Jaguar XF saloon

Jaguar XFR

Ollie's been driving other supercharged cars this month. Do any match up to the mighty XFR?
11 Feb 2010
Renault Clio 200 Cup
Renault Clio 200 Cup
Renault Clio hatchback

Renault Clio 200 Cup

evo's staff writer is bitten by the trackday bug at Oulton Park. How does the 200 Cup perform?
7 Jan 2010
BMW Z4 sDrive 35i
BMW Z4 sDrive 35i
Reviews

BMW Z4 sDrive 35i

Our scepticism of the Z4’s Dynamic Drive Control system melted after we tested the car's track prowess at Bedford
24 Dec 2009
Jaguar XFR
Jaguar XFR
Jaguar XFR coupe

Jaguar XFR

A weekend trip to France leaves our Jaguar XFR completely unfazed. It's the perfect vehicle for long hauls
23 Dec 2009
Nissan GT-R
Nissan GT-R
Nissan GT-R coupe

Nissan GT-R

Testing the GT-R's performance tweaks was quite satisfying...
23 Dec 2009
Nissan 370Z
Nissan 370Z
Nissan 370Z coupe

Nissan 370Z

Not just a great looker, our 370Z is practical, too
17 Dec 2009
Aston Martin DBS
Aston Martin DBS
Aston Martin DBS coupe

Aston Martin DBS

If you're considering a supercar to attract the opposite sex, this is the one to go for
17 Dec 2009
Jaguar XFR
Jaguar XFR
Jaguar XFR coupe

Jaguar XFR

A teeny fault with the Adaptive Dynamics doesn't tarnish the huge fun we get from Jaguar's XFR
8 Dec 2009
Mercedes-Benz E500 Coupe
Mercedes-Benz E500 Coupe
Mercedes E-Class Coupe

Mercedes-Benz E500 Coupe

M3 too hardcore? Merc's E500 Coupe might just fit the bill
8 Dec 2009
Mazda MX-5 2.0i
Mazda MX-5 2.0i
Mazda MX-5 convertible

Mazda MX-5 2.0i

Confidence is growing weekly but the adopted owner of our MX-5 still has to find the car's handling limits
8 Dec 2009
Nissan 370Z
Nissan 370Z
Nissan 370Z coupe

Nissan 370Z

Nissan wants you to have fun with its 370Z, but when the roads are dry it's not a terribly playful companion
8 Dec 2009
BMW Z4 sDrive 35i
BMW Z4 sDrive 35i
BMW Z4 coupe

BMW Z4 sDrive 35i

Cool autumn breezes replace the smells of summer but running top-down is still an option in the Z4
6 Dec 2009
BMW 135i
BMW 135i
BMW 1 Series hatchback

BMW 135i

The weather conspired against a new Bedford track time, but the car feels sharper than the 20bhp increase suggests, so expect a fast lap when it's fin…
1 Dec 2009
Audi S4 Avant
Audi S4 Avant
Audi S4 saloon

Audi S4 Avant

Fiddle with this and fiddle with that and you can tailor the Audi to your exact driving requirements
1 Dec 2009
Mazda MX-5
Mazda MX-5
Mazda MX-5 convertible

Mazda MX-5

Inactivity caused a couple of issues but once up and running, our Mazda MX-5 tackled a trackday with great style
1 Dec 2009
Merc SL63 AMG
Mercedes-Benz SL63 AMG
Mercedes SL convertible

Merc SL63 AMG

Serious money but our Mercedes-Benz SL63 AMG is a fabulous all-rounder
1 Dec 2009
Alpina D3
Alpina D3
Alpina D3 saloon

Alpina D3

Last minute change of plan for the ECOTY cameraman meant a huge fuel saving with our Alpina
1 Dec 2009
Lamborghini Murcielago
Lamborghini Murciélago
Lamborghini Murcielago coupe

Lamborghini Murcielago

Over 122,000 miles in a Murcielago? Simon George's Lamborghini has been put to good use...
26 Nov 2009
Alpina D3
Alpina D3 and B6 comparison
Alpina D3 saloon

Alpina D3

Old meets new. Restored Alpina B6 meets modern Alpina D3
24 Nov 2009
Ford Capri V8
Ford Capri V8
Ford Capri coupe

Ford Capri V8

A ferociously kettling V8 Capri at the filling station makes classic restoration projects like this seem all the more worthwhile
23 Nov 2009
BMW Z4 sDrive 35i
BMW Z4 sDrive 35i
Reviews

BMW Z4 sDrive 35i

A short spell with the Nissan 370Z highlighted the BMW Z4's high standard of cabin construction
23 Nov 2009
Mazda MX-5 2.0i
Mazda MX-5 2.0i
Mazda MX-5 convertible

Mazda MX-5 2.0i

A surging at low speed was unwelcome, but a factory software upgrade soon sorted things and smoothness was restored
23 Nov 2009
Mazda MX-5 mk1
Mazda MX-5
Mazda MX-5 convertible

Mazda MX-5 mk1

Deep regrets as out MX-5 moves on. The simple fact is, you really can’t buy more fun for a grand
19 Nov 2009
Renault Clio 200 Cup
Renaultsport Clio 200 Cup
Renault Clio hatchback

Renault Clio 200 Cup

A downchange mis-revved interface temporarily forced the Cup off the road. Thankfully it's back now, and better than ever
19 Nov 2009
Nissan GT-R
Nissan GT-R
Nissan GT-R coupe

Nissan GT-R

Track outings in the GT-R have meant re-investment in tyres, transmission oil and brakes
19 Nov 2009
BMW 135i
BMW 135i
BMW 1 Series hatchback

BMW 135i

We've improved the feel of the car on road and track but not the lap time
15 Nov 2009
Megane R26.R
Renaultsport Mégane R26.R
Renault Megane hatchback

Megane R26.R

As basic as basic gets but utterly focused, unbridled fun to drive. We'll certainly miss the R26.R...
10 Nov 2009
Mazda MX-5 2.0i
Mazda MX-5
Mazda MX-5 convertible

Mazda MX-5 2.0i

Latest arrival at evo Towers is Mazda's MX-5, and early impressions are that it's lost none of the spark and fun of its predecessor
9 Nov 2009
Jaguar XF SV8
Jaguar XF SV8
Jaguar XF saloon

Jaguar XF SV8

Time for us and our Jaguar XF SV8 to part company, and we already miss it...
5 Nov 2009
Audi S4 Avant
Audi S4 Avant
Audi S4 saloon

Audi S4 Avant

An Audi S4 Avant joins the fleet and Peter Tomalin blags it for a family holiday in the Dordogne. The perfect test
3 Nov 2009
Nissan 370Z
Nissan 370Z
Nissan 370Z coupe

Nissan 370Z

Very touchy-feely and great value for money, Nissan's 370Z attracts a crowd wherever it's parked
3 Nov 2009
Audi RS6
Audi RS6
Audi RS6 Avant

Audi RS6

After being with us for 12 months and the best part of 30,000 miles, Audi's RS6 had become a much-loved member of the Metcalfe family
2 Nov 2009