Evo Singapore Jul-Aug 2018

Evo Singapore Jul-Aug 2018

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The rear-wheel drive issue 

The best rear-wheel drive cars of 2018 are in this issue. 

How will Porsche improve on the last 911 GT3 RS? Our extensive test in the 991.2 generation reveals all. The German sports car maker turns 70 and celebrates by unveiling the all-new 911 Speedster. Is this the car enthusiasts have bee waiting for?

BMW teases its highly anticipated M8 with a pre-production drive while its M4 CS goes head to head against the rear-wheel drive Audi R8 RWS.

Japanese car fans can also look forward to an introspective of the Honda S2000 while we get our hands on the all-new Lotus 3-Eleven 430. 
 

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Happy 70th Birthday Porsche

Porsche celebrates its 70thjubilee by unveiling the all-new 911 Speedster. Based on the 991-generation Carrera 4, this widebody roadster is fitted with the engine an gearbox taken from the 911 GT3 Touring. Read on for other delicious tidbits on what the production car might feature when it is launched in 2019.

 

DRIVEN

  • BMW i8 Roadster

  • Mazda CX-5 2.5

  • BMW M850i xDrive

  • MINI Cooper S

  • BMW X3 M40i

  • Hyundai Kona

  • Suzuki Swift Sport

  • MINI One 5-door


FEATURES

Who’s in charge?

Mercedes unveils its all-electric Concept EQ in Malaysia and we get to ride in it.

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Will Mazda save the petrol engine?

Electric cars might dominate the headlines, but Mazda shows that combustion engines have much to offer.

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Hot Wheels 50

The worlds biggest car maker turns 50 and rolls out its iconic hits.

Evo Singapore May-Jun 2018

Evo Singapore May-Jun 2018

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4WD Mega Test 

Supercar 4x4s, that is, not off-roaders! In this issue we pitch AWD grip from the latest Audi RS4 and S1 Quattro against their exotic AWD coounterparts, the Lamborghini Aventador S, Honda NSX, Mercedes-AMG E63 S and Ford Focus RS. 

Porsche 911 GT3 vs Lotus Evora GT430

Can Lotus’ hardcore supercar offer any resistance against the very best that Stuttgart has to offer? We head to the twisty roads of Wales for a no-holds barred back to back shootout.

 

BRIEFING

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A close up on the latest exotics that were revealed at the Geneva Motor Show: Mercedes AMG GT 4-door coupe, BMW M8 Gran Coupe Concept, Ferrari 488 Pista and Lamborghini Huracán Performante Spyder. Plus, lots of extra sexy metal that will be heading to Singapore next year.

 

DRIVEN

  • Lexus LS350

  • Porsche Panamera Gran Tourismo

  • Mercedes-AMG CL53

  • Kia Stinger V6

  • Mercedes S450

  • Toyota CH-R

  • Audi A7

  • Kia Stinger2.0 GT-Line

FEATURES

Mud Diamond

We all know how accomplished Porsche’s Cayenne sports SUV is on the road, but how about in the dirt? We try out the third generation Cayenne S and Turbo models at Sepang International Circuit’s off-road course.

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Curve Appeal

The top of the range Porsche 718 Cayman GTS is one of the finest handling track cars that money can buy. We drive one through the breath taking  Spanish Pyrenees and discover the emotional side of this amazing two seater. 

Evo Singapore Mar-Apr 2018

Evo Singapore Mar-Apr 2018

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Porsche Carrera T + BMW M4 Club Sport

Two lightweight super coupes go head to head. Both offer big thrills and lively responses but with two distinct personalities. It’s never been harder to decide, unless you have space for two in your garage. 

evo Car of the Year

Hot Hatch, Sports Saloon, Supersaloon, Coupe, SUV, Supercar, Hypercar

It’s one of the most anticipated shootouts on the motoring calendar and this year we have been more specific on car categories as every model group deserves a chance to shine. So, not one, but 7 winners this time around. And (spoiler alert), there’s no 911 in here…shock, horror.

 

BRIEFING

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The curtains are pulled back on the Porsche 911 GT3 RS MkII. Also highlights from the Singapore Motor Show, as well as the launch of the stunning Lexus LS in Singapore.

 

DRIVEN

evo Singapore goes for blast in the hot hatch perennial favourite, the VW Golf GTI ver 7.5
The guys do a brief history check on the famous Golf GTI and how the latest Mk 7.5 version has upped the performance and design game over the years
  • Mercedes-AMG S63 Coupe

  • Volkswagen Polo GTI

  • Kia Sorento

  • Audi S5 Sportback

  • Volkswagen Golf GTI

  • Lexus LC500

 

FEATURES

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The NSX Factor

One of Tokyo’s most famous tuning garages for the original Honda NSX meets up with the latest V8 electric hybrid version and decides if the 25 year wait for Honda’s latest supercar has been worth it.

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Dry Run

evo Singapore’s editorial director, Sheldon Trollope, heads out to the heat haze of Dubai’s desert towns to put the latest Porsche Cayenne through its paces in one of the most challenging off-road environments on the planet