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Cupra Born 2021 review – has VW’s MEB platform finally delivered a driver’s car?
Cupra Born – front tracking1
Cupra Born

Cupra Born 2021 review – has VW’s MEB platform finally delivered a driver’s car?

Cupra has capitalised on the Born’s rear-wheel drive and rear-engined EV layout, making for an intriguing alternative to the VW ID.3
9 Oct 2021
New McLaren Artura revealed – all-new hybrid supercar to rival Ferrari F8 Tributo
McLaren Artura front
McLaren Artura coupe

New McLaren Artura revealed – all-new hybrid supercar to rival Ferrari F8 Tributo

McLaren’s next generation has arrived with a fresh powertrain, chassis and tech
7 Oct 2021
Caterham Seven 170R 2021 review
Caterham Seven 170R review
Caterham 7

Caterham Seven 170R 2021 review

The Seven 170 is one of Caterham’s purest models to date, and we’ve put the R variant through its paces
2 Oct 2021
Porsche Boxster GTS 4.0 PDK 2021 review – it's all about the ratios
Porsche 718 Boxster GTS 4.0 PDK – front cornering
Porsche Boxster

Porsche Boxster GTS 4.0 PDK 2021 review – it's all about the ratios

Porsche's PDK transmission might take some of the input away, but its proper gear ratios go some way to make up the deficit
18 Sep 2021
Volvo P1800 Cyan Racing restomod 2021 review
Volvo P1800 Cyan Racing – front
Volvo

Volvo P1800 Cyan Racing restomod 2021 review

Cyan Racing has reimagined the classic Volvo P1800 as a rabid, 414bhp road‑racer – with a £450,000 price tag
30 Aug 2021

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My life in cars – Jean-Pascal Dauce, Alpine chief vehicle engineer
Jean-Pascal Dauce life in cars
Features

My life in cars – Jean-Pascal Dauce, Alpine chief vehicle engineer

The man behind the A110 talks about his lifelong Renault obsession and the other cars that have been a big influence in his life
1 Jul 2021
Aston Martin Vantage F1 Edition 2021 review – Gaydon's answer to the Porsche 911 GT3?
Aston Martin Vantage F1 Edition review
Aston Martin Vantage

Aston Martin Vantage F1 Edition 2021 review – Gaydon's answer to the Porsche 911 GT3?

With more power, more grip and more control, this new special edition is the best current-generation Vantage yet
29 Jun 2021
Porsche 911 Turbo S Cabriolet 2021 review – a drop-top supercar alternative?
Porsche 911 Turbo S Cabriolet – header
Porsche 911 Turbo

Porsche 911 Turbo S Cabriolet 2021 review – a drop-top supercar alternative?

The Porsche 911 Turbo S Cabriolet is hugely capable, but remains a compromise over the hardtop
9 May 2021
Porsche Panamera GTS v Mercedes-AMG GT63 4-Door Coupé
Porsche Panamera GTS v Mercedes-AMG GT63 4-Door Coupé
Features

Porsche Panamera GTS v Mercedes-AMG GT63 4-Door Coupé

They’re from the lower end of the four-door supercoupe spectrum, but do the ‘basic’ 577bhp Mercedes‑AMG GT63 4-Door and less powerful but still spicy …
24 Apr 2021
MSV secures freehold of Donington Hall Estate
Donington park
Track and Travel

MSV secures freehold of Donington Hall Estate

Donington Park has been purchased outright by MSV
9 Apr 2021
Hyundai i20 N 2021 review – hot supermini zeros in on the Ford Fiesta ST
Hyundai i20 N - front tracking
Hyundai i20

Hyundai i20 N 2021 review – hot supermini zeros in on the Ford Fiesta ST

An inspiring new hot hatch from Hyundai N. Agile, and with a limited slip differential that offers superb mid-corner traction, it’s a formidable Fiest…
26 Mar 2021
BRM Type 15 continuation enters development – 12,000rpm V16 fires into life on video
Type 15 MK1 BRM V16
racing

BRM Type 15 continuation enters development – 12,000rpm V16 fires into life on video

One of history’s most ambitious F1 racing cars to be reborn to celebrate 70 years of the BRM V16
23 Mar 2021
Mercedes-AMG GT Black Series 2021 review – crosshairs pointed at 911 GT2 RS
AMG GT Black Series header
Mercedes AMG GT R

Mercedes-AMG GT Black Series 2021 review – crosshairs pointed at 911 GT2 RS

Wild in price, performance and styling, the Black Series GT has proved its qualities at the Ring, and based on our first taste of it on track it’s a v…
12 Mar 2021
Volkswagen Golf R 2021 review – does it have the A35 and M135i beaten?
Volkswagen Golf R 2021 review - header
Volkswagen Golf R

Volkswagen Golf R 2021 review – does it have the A35 and M135i beaten?

The new Golf R is more refined and capable than ever, but driven hard exposes a genuinely wild side
10 Mar 2021
Porsche 718 Cayman T and Alpine A110 go head-to-head
Porsche 718 Cayman T and Alpine A110
Features

Porsche 718 Cayman T and Alpine A110 go head-to-head

T specification brings more driver focus to the entry-level Porsche 718 Cayman. But is it good enough to see off its £50k sports coupe rival, Alpine’s…
20 Feb 2021
Volkswagen Golf GTI Clubsport 2021 review – has the Honda Civic Type R been usurped?
Volkswagen Golf GTI Clubsport - cornering front
Volkswagen Golf GTI Clubsport hatchback

Volkswagen Golf GTI Clubsport 2021 review – has the Honda Civic Type R been usurped?

It feels genuinely fast, and there are plentiful signs that its dynamics are very impressive, but until we drive a GTI Clubsport with DCC and 19-inch …
8 Feb 2021
Naturally aspirated engines – best of the breed from 4-pots to V12s
Naturally aspirated engines - group
Supercars

Naturally aspirated engines – best of the breed from 4-pots to V12s

The naturally aspirated engine is capable of stirring emotions a turbocharged motor can only dream of. We celebrate the best of the breed.
22 Jan 2021
Aston Martin at Bonhams - the most exciting cars sold
Aston Martin at Bonhams
Aston Martin

Aston Martin at Bonhams - the most exciting cars sold

A round up of the very best cars to appear at the Bonhams Aston Martin auction
21 Jan 2021
Honda Civic Type R Limited Edition 2021 review – does it have one over a Trophy-R?
Honda Civic Type R Limited Edition - sideways
Honda Civic Type-R

Honda Civic Type R Limited Edition 2021 review – does it have one over a Trophy-R?

The ultimate turbocharged front-wheel drive hot hatch, and arguably one of the greatest cars to ever wear the ‘hot hatch’ tag full stop
11 Jan 2021
Porsche 911 Carrera S manual 2020 review – immersion therapy
Porsche 911 Carrera S manual blue -
Porsche 911 coupe

Porsche 911 Carrera S manual 2020 review – immersion therapy

A manual gearbox brings welcome additional driver involvement to the 992, but it’s not without its drawbacks
5 Dec 2020
Ferrari 812 GTS 2020 review – ultimate open-top V12 thrills
Ferrari 812 GTS TDF blue - front
Ferrari

Ferrari 812 GTS 2020 review – ultimate open-top V12 thrills

A wonderful combination of near-hypercar pace and open air driving
3 Dec 2020
Lamborghini Urus review
Lamborghini Urus SUV

Lamborghini Urus review

Trying to master so many disciplines in one car is a tough gig, but the Lamborghini Urus makes a reasonable fist of it
24 Nov 2020
Endangered species: Toyota GT86, Caterham Seven 310R and Ford Mustang driven
Features

Endangered species: Toyota GT86, Caterham Seven 310R and Ford Mustang driven

The naturally aspirated, manual gearbox performance car is a rare beast these days. Thankfully, a few hardy souls are still flying the flag
21 Nov 2020
Aston Martin DBS Superleggera review – a mighty V12 GT with supercar speed
Aston Martin DBS Superleggera

Aston Martin DBS Superleggera review – a mighty V12 GT with supercar speed

The best resolved of the new-era Aston Martins. Huge performance with long distance comfort, wrapped up in a body with real presence
20 Nov 2020
McLaren 600LT review
McLaren 600LT review
McLaren 600LT coupe

McLaren 600LT review

More power, more poise, more purity – McLaren at its best
20 Nov 2020
Renault Megane RS Trophy-R (2019-2020) review - is Renault's record breaker worth its price tag?
Renault Megane RS Trophy-R
Renault Megane RS

Renault Megane RS Trophy-R (2019-2020) review - is Renault's record breaker worth its price tag?

The Trophy R is arguably the most focused, and extreme hot hatch ever made, albeit at a eye-wateringly high price.
17 Nov 2020
Gordon Murray Group unveils plans for new global headquarters
Hypercars

Gordon Murray Group unveils plans for new global headquarters

The Gordon Murray Group is to move to a new HQ in Windlesham, Surrey, with a three-phase build project due to be completed by 2024.
9 Nov 2020
Ariel Atom 4 review - Britain's exoskeletal track toy just got torquier...
Ariel Atom

Ariel Atom 4 review - Britain's exoskeletal track toy just got torquier...

Its looks may suggest otherwise, but this latest Atom is all‑new – and a huge leap forward, too
5 Nov 2020
Volkswagen Golf GTI 2020 review – eight generations new, the GTI still has the goods
Volkswagen Golf GTI

Volkswagen Golf GTI 2020 review – eight generations new, the GTI still has the goods

A very good hot hatch, but a great Golf GTI, the new mk8 excels where required to form a very desirable offering
19 Oct 2020
Driving an F1 car at Spa-Francorchamps
TDF1
Features

Driving an F1 car at Spa-Francorchamps

Nothing can fully prepare you for the challenge of driving a Formula 1 car, as evo’s Adam Towler finds out – at Spa-Francorchamps, on race weekend
18 Oct 2020
McLaren 765LT 2020 review – latest Long Tail returns to reset the status quo
McLaren

McLaren 765LT 2020 review – latest Long Tail returns to reset the status quo

McLaren’s latest Long Tail fulfills its brief in once again pushing the supercar to the next level, the 765LT just has to prove its magic on the road …
28 Sep 2020
Honda Civic Type R GT 2020 review – still king of the hot hatch crop?
Honda Civic Type-R hatchback

Honda Civic Type R GT 2020 review – still king of the hot hatch crop?

Subtle tweaks have made the Type R an even more formidable hot hatch, but we’re keen to try one again soon to understand fully the changes to the susp…
22 Sep 2020
Porsche 911 RSR v GT3 R v GT3 Cup - track-only 911s driven
Porsche 911

Porsche 911 RSR v GT3 R v GT3 Cup - track-only 911s driven

They’re aimed at different levels of motorsport, but what exactly separates Porsche’s 911 RSR, GT3 R and GT3 Cup models, and what are they like to dri…
20 Sep 2020
Le Mans 24 hour road trip in a Ferrari GTC4 Lusso
Ferrari GTC4Lusso

Le Mans 24 hour road trip in a Ferrari GTC4 Lusso

Adam Towler and snapper Aston Parrott made good use of the 2019 Le Mans 24hr race, road-tripping to the iconic race in the ultimate long-distance GT
19 Sep 2020