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Continental SportContact 7 review – pictures
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Continental SportContact 7 review – pictures

Images of the Continental SportContact 7 tyre review
6 Nov 2021
Litchfield Toyota GR Yaris 2021 review – superstar hatchback picks up expert UK-tuning
Litchfield Toyota GR Yaris – front cornering
Toyota GR Yaris

Litchfield Toyota GR Yaris 2021 review – superstar hatchback picks up expert UK-tuning

Litchfield’s been fiddling with Toyota’s brilliant GR Yaris with predictably fantastic results
31 Jul 2021
Evolution of the Ferrari GT: 365 GTB4 Daytona to the 812 Superfast
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Ferrari

Evolution of the Ferrari GT: 365 GTB4 Daytona to the 812 Superfast

From ’60s Daytona through to today’s 812 Superfast, Ferrari has offered an unrivalled series of front-V12-powered super-GTs. We drive five of the best
30 Jul 2021
Ferrari F8 Tributo 2021 review – old-school supercar still has all the tricks
Ferrari F8 Tributo – cornering
Ferrari F8 Tributo

Ferrari F8 Tributo 2021 review – old-school supercar still has all the tricks

The Ferrari F8 Tributo a triumph of modern supercar design; an icon of the future
28 Jul 2021
Litchfield McLaren 570GT review – UK tuner lifts output to 720bhp
Litchfield McLaren 570GT
McLaren 570GT coupe

Litchfield McLaren 570GT review – UK tuner lifts output to 720bhp

Limited-slip diff, chassis tweaks and a power hike to 720bhp take the 570’s abilities to a new level
12 Jul 2021

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Ford Mustang Steve McQueen Bullitt Edition 2021 review – a 720bhp tribute act
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Ford Mustang

Ford Mustang Steve McQueen Bullitt Edition 2021 review – a 720bhp tribute act

Immense performance from about the coolest modern muscle car out there. It’s expensive, but there’s nothing else quite like it
12 Jun 2021
Audi RS6 v Porsche Panamera Sport Turismo v Mercedes-AMG E63 S Estate – super-estates go head-to-head
Audi RS6 v Porsche Panamera v Mercedes-AMG
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Audi RS6 v Porsche Panamera Sport Turismo v Mercedes-AMG E63 S Estate – super-estates go head-to-head

Which 600bhp wagon is the current super-estate king? It‘s time to find out as the Audi RS6 Avant takes on Porsche Panamera Turbo S E-Hybrid Sport Turi…
8 May 2021
What makes a great driver's car? Breaking down the elements of our favourite performance cars
Alpine A110 side
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What makes a great driver's car? Breaking down the elements of our favourite performance cars

What we actually need for a great drive is less, not more, as we reveal what makes for a brilliant driving car by the experts that know best
20 Mar 2021
Lotus E-R9 design study revealed
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Lotus

Lotus E-R9 design study revealed

Lotus design has given us a glimpse into what it wants the electric racing car of the future to be
16 Feb 2021
Toyota Supra 2.0 2021 review – a tempting 718 Cayman alternative?
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Toyota Supra

Toyota Supra 2.0 2021 review – a tempting 718 Cayman alternative?

Does Toyota’s new four-cylinder Supra have the edge on its heavier, more expensive six-cylinder sibling?
9 Feb 2021
Best car tyres: evo performance tyre test
2020 evo Tyre test
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Best car tyres: evo performance tyre test

This year we put the most popular 19-inch performance tyre, the 235/35 R19, through evo’s uniquely demanding test regime
30 Nov 2020
Synthetic fuels explained: is there such a thing as carbon neutral petrol?
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Fuels

Synthetic fuels explained: is there such a thing as carbon neutral petrol?

Could carbon-neutral synthetic fuels save the internal combustion engine and safeguard the future of the cars we love?
18 Nov 2020
What’s the future of the performance car? – evo Blueprint
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Fuels

What’s the future of the performance car? – evo Blueprint

With electrification upon us, we ask the experts if there’s still hope for characterful powertrains in an electric car world
17 Nov 2020
Ferrari Testarossa review, history and specs: TR generations driven back-to-back
Ferrari

Ferrari Testarossa review, history and specs: TR generations driven back-to-back

One of the most dramatic of all Ferraris, yet also one of the biggest sellers. We drive all three variants and reassess the phenomenon that is the Tes…
6 Oct 2020
Ferrari Roma 2020 review – a new take on the Italian GT
Ferrari

Ferrari Roma 2020 review – a new take on the Italian GT

Direct, engaging handling and superb ride quality, plus strong performance: the sharp-suited Roma nails its GT brief
5 Aug 2020
Audi R8 V10 RWD 2020 review – the full-time follow up to the RWS
Audi R8

Audi R8 V10 RWD 2020 review – the full-time follow up to the RWS

Entry-level R8 is rear-drive and a bit lighter, but ultimately proves no sportier or more engaging than the quattro V10
24 Jul 2020
Car handling explained: the past, present and future
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Car handling explained: the past, present and future

Two decades after evo first quizzed the automotive industry’s leading engineers about what makes a great-handling car, we ask the question today to se…
23 Jul 2020
Toyota Corolla AE86: review, history, prices and specs
Toyota

Toyota Corolla AE86: review, history, prices and specs

Cult cartoon star, choice of drifting legends, and a rear-driver of considerable repute in its own right. More than 35 years after its launch, can the…
5 Jul 2020
Electric performance cars: will an EV ever really deliver?
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Electric performance cars: will an EV ever really deliver?

The electric performance car is here to stay, so we weigh up the pros and cons of what might evo cars of the future
7 Jun 2020
Lotus Elise S1: review, specs and buying guide
Lotus Elise convertible

Lotus Elise S1: review, specs and buying guide

Values of the original Elise are on the move, so if you’re after one don’t hang about. Let evo’s guide help you identify your perfect Lotus lightweigh…
10 May 2020
Litchfield: behind the scenes at the famous car tuner
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Litchfield: behind the scenes at the famous car tuner

From importing Imprezas to creating a 2000bhp Nissan GT-R, Iain Litchfield talks to evo about his company’s 21-year journey to the position of one of …
8 May 2020
Hyundai i30 N vs Ford Fiesta ST - rally-derived hot hatches go head-to-head
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Hyundai i30 N vs Ford Fiesta ST - rally-derived hot hatches go head-to-head

The closest showroom cars you can get to present-day WRC contenders are Hyundai’s i30 N and Ford’s Fiesta ST. Which of these hot hatches better transf…
2 Sep 2019
Porsche 968 Club Sport - behind the wheel of an icon
Porsche 968 Club Sport
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Porsche 968 Club Sport - behind the wheel of an icon

Not all track-leaning Porsche specials are 911s. 25 years ago, the unloved entry-level 968 was transformed with a Club Sport makeover
8 Jun 2019
Driver modes - do they offer genuine benefits?
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Driver modes - do they offer genuine benefits?

More and more cars now come with driver modes. But do they offer genuine benefits, or is it all just marketing hype?
20 Jan 2019
Porsche 911 GT3 vs Lotus Evora GT430
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Porsche 911 GT3

Porsche 911 GT3 vs Lotus Evora GT430

Is the fastest, most expensive road-going Lotus to come out of Hethel enough to oust the mighty Porsche 911 GT3 from its lofty perch?
10 Sep 2018
Vauxhall VXR8 GTS-R vs Lotus Carlton
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Vauxhall VXR8 coupe

Vauxhall VXR8 GTS-R vs Lotus Carlton

Vauxhall's final, brilliant VXR8 GTS-R celebrated the end of the Aussie muscle car, can it still learn anything from its great granddad?
3 Sep 2018
Best car tyres: evo performance tyre test
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Features

Best car tyres: evo performance tyre test

This year we put the most popular 19in performance tyre, the 235/35 R19, through evo’s uniquely demanding test
31 Aug 2018
Best car tyres: evo performance tyre test
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Features

Best car tyres: evo performance tyre test

This year we put the most popular 19in performance tyre, the 235/35 R19, through evo’s uniquely demanding test
31 Aug 2018
Best car tyres: evo performance tyre test
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Features

Best car tyres: evo performance tyre test

This year we put the most popular 19in performance tyre, the 235/35 R19, through evo’s uniquely demanding test
31 Aug 2018
Best car tyres: evo performance tyre test
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Features

Best car tyres: evo performance tyre test

This year we put the most popular 19in performance tyre, the 235/35 R19, through evo’s uniquely demanding test
31 Aug 2018
Best car tyres: evo performance tyre test
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Features

Best car tyres: evo performance tyre test

This year we put the most popular 19in performance tyre, the 235/35 R19, through evo’s uniquely demanding test
31 Aug 2018
Best car tyres: evo performance tyre test
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Features

Best car tyres: evo performance tyre test

This year we put the most popular 19in performance tyre, the 235/35 R19, through evo’s uniquely demanding test
31 Aug 2018
Porsche 911 GT3 996 vs GT3 991: old vs new hardcore Porsches
Porsche 911 GT3 991 and 996
Porsche 911 GT3

Porsche 911 GT3 996 vs GT3 991: old vs new hardcore Porsches

The GT3 symbolises everything we look for in a great drivers’ car – the ability to thrill. We drive the 996 and 991 back-to-back.
23 Jun 2018
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.
27 Apr 2018