Reviews

Lamborghini Huracan Tecnica 2022 review – analogue rival to the Ferrari 296 GTB
Lamborghini Huracan Tecnica – header
Lamborghini Huracan

Lamborghini Huracan Tecnica 2022 review – analogue rival to the Ferrari 296 GTB

A potent mix of attributes from the EVO RWD and STO, the Huracán Tecnica proves that old-fashioned recipes can still offer a knock-out blow
11 Jul 2022
David Brown Mini Remastered Oselli Edition 2022 review – restomod Mini taken to the extreme
David Brown Mini Remastered Oselli Edition – tracking
MINI

David Brown Mini Remastered Oselli Edition 2022 review – restomod Mini taken to the extreme

Restomodded Mini comes with a 123bhp motor, an abundance of enhancements and an eyebrow-raising price tag
9 Jul 2022
McLaren Elva 2022 review – British rival to the topless Ferrari Monza
McLaren Elva review – front slide
McLaren

McLaren Elva 2022 review – British rival to the topless Ferrari Monza

The Elva generally equates to little more than a toy for collectors, but it doesn’t stop it offering an exhilarating driving experience
8 Jul 2022
Mercedes-AMG EQE53 4MATIC+ review – a serious Porsche Taycan rival?
Mercedes-AMG EQE53 – teaser
Mercedes-Benz EQE

Mercedes-AMG EQE53 4MATIC+ review – a serious Porsche Taycan rival?

Making the numbers was never going to be a stretch, but has AMG managed to imbue its new electric executive saloon with the right stuff?
7 Jul 2022
Peugeot 308 2022 review – does the French hatchback finally outperform the VW Golf?
Peugeot 308 – front tracking
Peugeot 308

Peugeot 308 2022 review – does the French hatchback finally outperform the VW Golf?

Stylish, content heavy and good enough to drive, the 308 is more interesting than a rival Golf, but then it’ll cost you
6 Jul 2022
Audi S8 2022 review – an old-school performance car with old-school appeal
Audi S8 UK drive – front tracking
Audi S8

Audi S8 2022 review – an old-school performance car with old-school appeal

A fine example of exquisite German engineering, set against an outdated set of principles
4 Jul 2022
Porsche Taycan Cross Turismo 2022 review – a sports utility vehicle done right
Porsche Taycan Cross Turismo – front cornering
Porsche Taycan

Porsche Taycan Cross Turismo 2022 review – a sports utility vehicle done right

A convincing play at being the ultimate everyday driver of the future. It’s heavy and doesn’t have enough range, but there’s lots here to like
2 Jul 2022
Volkswagen Polo GTI review
Volkswagen Polo GTI 2022 – header
Volkswagen Polo GTI

Volkswagen Polo GTI review

More fast Polo than real hot hatchback, the GTI falls short again. As you were, Hyundai i20 N and Ford Fiesta ST
1 Jul 2022
McLaren 720S review
McLaren 720S review
McLaren 720S coupe

McLaren 720S review

evo’s 2017 Car of the Year is as capable and appealing today as it was then
29 Jun 2022
BMW M4 Competition xDrive 2022 review – is the all-wheel-drive M4 really the best one?
BMW M4 Competition xDrive – header
BMW M4

BMW M4 Competition xDrive 2022 review – is the all-wheel-drive M4 really the best one?

It might be easy to dismiss the BMW M4 Competition xDrive as the sensible option, but be in no doubt, this is about as good as sports coupes get
29 Jun 2022
Mercedes-AMG C43 2022 review – can AMG really rival the M340i with just four cylinders?
Mercedes-AMG C43 – header
Reviews

Mercedes-AMG C43 2022 review – can AMG really rival the M340i with just four cylinders?

Two cylinders and a turbo down on its predecessor, the C43 still has it where it counts
28 Jun 2022
Ferrari SF90 Assetto Fiorano 2022 review – does the hybrid supercar make more sense on track? ​​
Ferrari SF90 Assetto Fiorano – slide
Ferrari SF90 Assetto Fiorano

Ferrari SF90 Assetto Fiorano 2022 review – does the hybrid supercar make more sense on track? ​​

With time and space, Ferrari’s SF90 finally shows its true colours, but it takes the Assetto Fiorano package and some real dedication to find them.
24 Jun 2022
Ford Mustang review – a different take on horse power
Ford Mustang Mach 1 v Lexus RC F
In-depth reviews

Ford Mustang review – a different take on horse power

Still charming us Brits, the Mustang makes for an impressive piece of American muscle, but without the judgement associated with flashier brands
20 Jun 2022
Nissan Skyline GT-R R34: review
Nissan Skyline GT-R R34 - front quarter
Nissan Skyline coupe

Nissan Skyline GT-R R34: review

The last of the original Skylines and the first to be officially imported into the UK, there is no disputing the R34 GT-R’s icon status.
20 Jun 2022
Morgan Super 3 2022 review – three cylinders, three wheels and greater thrills
Morgan Super 3
Morgan

Morgan Super 3 2022 review – three cylinders, three wheels and greater thrills

Morgan's eccentric three-wheeled recipe has been given a complete overhaul for 2022, and we've had a drive
16 Jun 2022
New McLaren Artura 2022 review – Ferrari F8 rival driven
McLaren Artura drift
McLaren Artura coupe

New McLaren Artura 2022 review – Ferrari F8 rival driven

Finally we've driven McLaren's hot new hybrid, but has the Artura been worth the wait?
14 Jun 2022
BMW M2 Prototype 2022 review – baby M car returns with big expectations
BMW M2 proto review – front cornering
BMW M2

BMW M2 Prototype 2022 review – baby M car returns with big expectations

The new M2 is bigger, heavier and more mature than before. Luckily, it’s also kept a manual gearbox as standard...
12 Jun 2022
Vauxhall VXR8 GTS-R review
Vauxhall VXR8 GTS-R
Vauxhall VXR8

Vauxhall VXR8 GTS-R review

Holden, once a giant of performance cars in Australia, is no more. We pay our respects with one final drive in its ultimate export to the UK: the 587b…
11 Jun 2022
Bowler Defender Challenge 2022 review – the ultimate off-road toy?
Bowler Defender Challenge
Land Rover Defender

Bowler Defender Challenge 2022 review – the ultimate off-road toy?

Off-road rallying is motorsport at its most extreme, and the Bowler Defender is one way to travel absurdly quickly across the toughest terrain. We str…
10 Jun 2022
2022 Lotus Emira review – strong showing for Porsche Cayman GTS rival
Lotus Emira review
Lotus Emira

2022 Lotus Emira review – strong showing for Porsche Cayman GTS rival

The first new Lotus for a generation, and the last to be petrol powered, shows great promise but needs some polish
7 Jun 2022
Toyota GR Supra manual 2022 review – a six-speed manual gearbox makeover
Toyota GR Supra 6MT – close tracking
Toyota Supra

Toyota GR Supra manual 2022 review – a six-speed manual gearbox makeover

Supra customers finally get what they’ve been asking for, but is it a change for the better?
7 Jun 2022
BMW M4 Competition 2022 review – a car well deserving of its M badge status
BMW M4 Competition (Andy Morgan) – action
BMW M4 coupe

BMW M4 Competition 2022 review – a car well deserving of its M badge status

Don’t let the weight and choice of gearbox fool you, for this is an M-car in the very best tradition
2 Jun 2022
Turbo Technics Ford Fiesta ST S285 2022 review – supermini pumped to 300bhp
Turbo Technics Ford Fiesta ST S285
Ford Fiesta ST hatchback

Turbo Technics Ford Fiesta ST S285 2022 review – supermini pumped to 300bhp

Can the humble three-pot Fiesta ST really be improved by giving it close to 300bhp? Turns out it can
28 May 2022
Toyota GR86 2022 review – a last hurrah for the affordable sports coupe hero
Toyota GR86 int review – front header
Toyota

Toyota GR86 2022 review – a last hurrah for the affordable sports coupe hero

No minor revision, the GR86 hit heights beyond the reach of its iconic predecessor
26 May 2022
Caterham 420 Cup 2022 review – pure driving pleasure
Caterham 420 Cup – cornering
Caterham 7

Caterham 420 Cup 2022 review – pure driving pleasure

Caterham’s latest concoction is more exciting, invigorating and intense than ever. Long live the mighty Seven
25 May 2022
Porsche 718 GT4 ePerformance 2022 review – the electric racer you'll want to watch
front E Performance
Porsche 718 Cayman GT4 RS

Porsche 718 GT4 ePerformance 2022 review – the electric racer you'll want to watch

Porsche's new all-electric one-make racer is a looking glass into the future of the electric performance car
16 May 2022
BMW XM prototype 2022 review – M's bespoke Urus rival is on its way
BMW XM prototype drive – front cornering header
BMW X5 M

BMW XM prototype 2022 review – M's bespoke Urus rival is on its way

An abundance of new BMW models will arrive in M Division’s 50th anniversary year. We drive a camo’d version of the most controversial
15 May 2022
Jaguar XF review
Jaguar XF my21 front
Jaguar XF saloon

Jaguar XF review

The XF’s impressive chassis is now joined by a plush new interior and slick tech, but powertrains remain a significant weakness 
11 May 2022
AC Schnitzer ACS1 2022 review – tuned BMW M135i takes on Mercedes-AMG A35
AC Schnitzer ACS1
BMW M135i

AC Schnitzer ACS1 2022 review – tuned BMW M135i takes on Mercedes-AMG A35

Brilliantly judged chassis upgrades unearth the desirable hot hatch lurking within BMW’s M135i xDrive
11 May 2022
Mercedes-Benz A-class review
Mercedes A-Class hatchback

Mercedes-Benz A-class review

Now in its fourth generation, the Mercedes A-class is unrecognisable from the car that kicked things off two decades ago.
11 May 2022
W205 Mercedes-AMG C63 S saloon (2015-2022) review
C63 S saloon review
Mercedes C63 AMG

W205 Mercedes-AMG C63 S saloon (2015-2022) review

AMG's smallest V8 saloon still hits all the right notes. The C63 S is hard-edged, aggressive and superb fun to drive
11 May 2022
Aston Martin V12 Vantage 2022 review – why it fails as a fitting sign-off for the Aston V12
Aston Martin V12 Vantage review – header Matt Howell
Aston Martin V12 Vantage

Aston Martin V12 Vantage 2022 review – why it fails as a fitting sign-off for the Aston V12

It was always going to be a tough job to sign off Aston’s V12, but this is not the finest V12 Vantage, not by a long chalk
10 May 2022
Honda Civic Type R (2017-2022) review
Honda Civic Type R GT MY21 – front
Honda Civic Type-R

Honda Civic Type R (2017-2022) review

The Civic Type R is one of the most alluring performance cars on sale regardless of price
9 May 2022
Corvette Z06 v Exige Cup v GT3 RS v Noble M400 – battle of the road-racers
ZO6 header
Chevrolet Corvette coupe

Corvette Z06 v Exige Cup v GT3 RS v Noble M400 – battle of the road-racers

This group test was first published in evo 89 back in 2006, where we put the then-new Corvette ZO6 against three deadly European rivals
8 May 2022
BMW M3 Competition v Alfa Romeo Giulia Quadrifoglio v Porsche 911 Carrera
BMW M3 Competition v Alfa Romeo Giulia Quadrifoglio v Porsche 911 Carrera
Saloons

BMW M3 Competition v Alfa Romeo Giulia Quadrifoglio v Porsche 911 Carrera

It’s M3 Competition versus Alfa Giulia Quadrifoglio in the battle of the sports saloons, and just to really test their mettle, we’ve brought along a 9…
7 May 2022
BMW X3 M40d 2022 review – a compelling alternative to an Audi SQ5?
BMW X3 M40d – front tracking
Reviews

BMW X3 M40d 2022 review – a compelling alternative to an Audi SQ5?

If there’s such a thing as a sensible high-performance SUV this is about as close as it gets, but its talents don’t run deep
6 May 2022