evo Magazine: April 2014

McLaren P1: Car of the moment - flat out. Hypercar hype or the real deal?

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News The low-down on the brand-new Ferrari California, Audi S1, VW Golf R and BMW 4-series Gran Coupe

First drivesSEAT Leon Cupra 280l, Mini Cooper, Chevrolet Corvette Stingray, BMW 435i Convertible, Milltek Golf GTI, Bentley Continental GT V8 S Convertible and more go under the evo microsope

ColumnsDickie wonders if the kids of today will enjoy motoring as much as he did way back when, while Porter finds kindred spirits out on the roads LettersYou speculate on Jaguar’s model strategy, whilst also proffering your views on how the new Zenos E10 will fare against Caterham

McLaren P1 drivenWe finally get behind the wheel of the 903bhp British hypercar – under the lights on the Yas Marina Circuit in Abu Dhabi

McLaren 650SDesigned to sit between the P1 and the 12C, McLaren’s 650S looks set to take on Ferrari’s 458 Speciale. Ahead of its Geneva launch, we get a peek at its technology

Ultimate 4x4 testWe head to north Wales with 11 four-wheel-drive superstars to prove that you don’t need a warm, dry summer’s day to have a great time behind the wheel

Porsche MacanThe production of a compact SUV marks another first for the Weissach marque. We send Duff to the Leipzig factory to try one

Formula 1’s Brave New WorldExactly how do the new-spec hybrid F1 cars work? And what happened when they were tested for the first time?

The Car of the Future – by studentsBudding designers from the Royal College of Art present their ideas of how performance cars will change in years to come

Praga R1Catchpole samples a race-bred track car from Slovakia at Donington Park

Long-term testsA Mk7 VW Golf GTI is welcomed to the fleet, while repairs to the Murciélago continue

evo knowledgeIn the market for a used SEAT Leon Cupra? Read this guide before you so much as kick a tyre

Art of speedRacing stripes don’t make cars go faster, but they’ve been automotive cool for six decades

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