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evo Car of the Year 2011: Lamborghini Aventador v Ferrari FF v Porsche GT3 RS 4.0 v BMW 1M Coupe and more. Plus Mini Coupe v Corsa Nurburgring v Clio Cup v Abarth 695, Audi Le Mans winner driven

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NewsThere’s a brand new BMW 3-series and we’ve details of a spectacular 340bhp London taxi (video of it in action here)

First drivesFerrari 458 Spider, Audi S8, Citroen C1 GTI, Suzuki Swift Sport, 2012 Nissan GT-R, Vauxhall Astra GTC, Citroen DS5, BMW 528i, 330bhp VW Golf R, VW Golf Cabrio GT, Chrysler 300C and Delta

LettersOne reader loved last month’s winter tyre comparison, while another is gagging to read our 2011 Car of the Year test. Funny he should mention that…

On the cover: eCoty 2011It’s the definitive test of the year’s greatest performance cars. We’ve rounded up 13 of ’em – from Renault Mégane Trophy and entry-level Lotus Elise to V12-equipped Ferrari FF and Lambo Aventador – and shuffled them off to Portugal, where scenic roads, the fantastic Portimão circuit and a bunch of road testers in shorts await themPreview eCoty 2011 with pictures and video of every contender here

eCoty in numbersHow do 2011’s key performance cars compare with 2010’s? Our collection of graphs and diagrams explains all

Race car of the YearLe Mans 2011 was a classic, and the one Audi not eliminated by a big crash won the 24-hour race by a sliver. It’s therefore quite valuable, but that didn’t stop Dickie Meaden being allowed a go

Images of the YearThe very best photographs to grace evo’s pages in 2011, with words on their creation from the snappers responsible

Moments of the Year2011’s most intriguing, shocking, funny and awe-inspiring occurrences

Turkey of the YearWhich car has induced our gag reflex the most this year?

Hot hatch mega testThe Mini JCW Coupe, Abarth 695 Tributo and Vauxhall Corsa VXR Nürburging take on the Renault Clio Cup on road and track

Long-term testsChris Harris waves goodbye to his Mercedes SLS AMG and a Lamborghini Murcielago nearly falls out of a lorry

evo KnowledgeWe tell you how to bag a bargain F430 and then unleash it on the Stelvio Pass

Me and my carMarino Franchitti and his VW Golf GTI

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