October 2012 issue of evo Magazine

Ferrari F12 Berlinetta review, Lamborghini Aventador vs Miura SVJ, Toyota GT86 vs Renault Clio Cup, BMW E30 M3 and Honda Integra Type-R

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NewsMore details on the upcoming Jaguar C-X75 hybrid hypercar, and news of money woes at the Nürburgring

ColumnsHarry Metcalfe discovers what’s cool in cars nowadays via a visit to the Goodwood Festival of Speed with his teenage son

First drivesMini's new Paceman, Audi's first diesel S-car and a rather special Land Rover Defender are among this month's first drives

LettersYour scorn this month is directed at McLaren, Dizzee Rascal and the Knowledge

Ferrari F12 BerlinettaIt’s probably 2012’s most exciting car. And it’s definitely Ferrari’s fastest ever road car. But is the 730bhp, tech-heavy F12 Berlinetta too fast and too complex to handle? Or is it the best of its breed? Jethro Bovingdon heads for the Italian hills to find outBRZ v GT86On paper, the Subaru and Toyota twins can’t be split. But what about on the road? Henry Catchpole picks a winner…

Compact Classics…which then battles three classic takes on the same 200bhp, 1200kg recipe: the BMW E30 M3, the Honda Integra Type-R and the Renault Clio 200 Cup

Tour BritanniaRichard Meaden tries one of Britain’s toughest historic motorsport events over three days in rain-saturated Yorkshire. In an open-top Radical SR3…

Rob AustinWe chat to the British Touring Car driver and Rush actor on crashing, overtaking, and being better than Kimi Räikkönen

Lamborghini Aventador v Miura SVJLamborghini’s latest meets the car that set the tone for all road-going bulls: the mad, extreme and utterly beautiful Miura SVJ. Address your jealousy-riddled hate-mail to Nick Trott

How to make a tyreWe’ve all been there: your ’80s supercar needs new tyres and Pirelli doesn’t have any in stock. The solution? Fly out to the factory in Turkey and make your own

Long-term testsThe most powerful hot hatch on sale joins our fleet and Henry tries telling us his Morgan really is practical

evo knowledgeWe look at a trio of rear-drive bargains – MX-5, 350Z and M3 – to see which you should buy. Plus, how to have a grand day out on the North York Moors

Track battleFord v Vauxhall is one of the oldest rivalries in motoring. We put the pair’s latest hot hatches – the new Focus ST and the Astra VXR – against the clock at Bedford

Me and my carThe grandmother with a trackday addiction, in a car you probably aren’t expecting…

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