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Audi R8 Spyder meets Ferrari California, 911 Turbo and Jaguar XKR. Boxster Spyder v Ferrari 360, Lambo Superleggera driven, 370Z Roadster group test, and new Nissan and Honda GT racers

evo Issue 143

NewsPorsche shocked the Geneva motor show with its stunning 918 Spyder. Just how was it kept so secret? Also, why the UK is the cheapest place to buy good cars

LettersRemember the BMW 8-series? The evo forum-goers certainly do…

Audi R8 Spyder v Ferrari California v Jaguar XKR v Porsche 911 TurboThe sun is finally thinking about putting its hat on, so what better time for Audi to launch its drop-top R8 V10? Here it meets some of its tough and varied foes

Porsche Boxster Spyder v Ferrari 360 SpiderPorsche v Ferrari. It’s a classic battle, but in an alternative twist, we pit the new lightweight Boxster against a used 360. Where should your £45K go?

Audi TTS Roadster v BMW Z4 v Nissan 370Z RoadsterIf the six convertibles we’ve ruthlessly tested thus far don’t get you going, then you’re quite fussy, but we’ve three more roadsters to compare nonetheless

Nissan GT-R GT1 & Honda HSV-010Nissan’s rear-drive racing GT-R and Honda’s stillborn NSX supercar in motorsport form. Good luck trying to pick a favouriteVolkswagen Golf R meets RallyeThe new Golf R is a tech tour-de-force, but it’s also quite nostalgic too, as Henry Catchpole finds out via a rare Rallye GolfLotus Evora meets Skoda Yetievo’s 2009 Car of the Year goes ice dancing with an unlikely partner. Dickie Meaden’s on the judging panel

Long-term testsHarry tries to explain buying both a TVR Griffith and a Honda Insight in the same month, while it’s toodaloo to two fleet favourites – the Mercedes SL63 and Alpina D3

ShowroomDoes the Honda NSX really provide a painless supercar ownership experience? Here’s the place to find out…The KnowledgeSuper GT meets supercar as Simon George’s Aston DBS and Lamborghini LP640 slug it out in our Track Battle

Ask the ExpertsHow do DSG gearboxes not spontaneously combust, plus other motoring conundrums answeredBirth of an Icon - Metro 6R4Pub ammo - it’s reckoned that the 6R4’s V6 was the first engine designed specifically for rally use

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