Evo Singapore Nov-Dec 2018

Evo Singapore Nov-Dec 2018

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Renault Megane RS 

The French superhatch returns with a dynamic new shape to match its road-hugging prowess. Could this be the best hot hatch on the market? We put it through its paces to see what improvements have been made over the previous generation.

 

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Porsche 935

A reinterpretation of a classic Porsche race car arrives in the shape of the 991 935, which is based on the hardcore 911 GT2 RS. Not available for the road but a track-ready weapon for weekend fun.

 

DRIVEN

  • BMW X5 xDrive40i

  • Hyundai Ioniq

  • Mercedes-AMG GLC 63

  • Skoda Kodiac

  • Suzuki Swift

  • Toyota Prius Plus

  • BMW i3s

  • Mercedes-AMG C63 S Estate
     

FEATURES

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Thai Tearaways

Driving the MINI model range in the Thai Kingdom, including a special treat at a privately owned raced track with a difference.

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Lap of the Gods

Flat out on a circuit in a group of some of the most track-focused cars that money can buy: The Ford GT, Porsche GT2 RS, AMG GT R and Lotus Cup 430.

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VWs on Tour

What better way to try out Volkswagen’s trio of Golf models than a mammoth drive-away across to Malaysia’s east coast and back.

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Subaru WRX Final Edition

A car that pays homage to the late, great rally champion Colin McRae is a fitting tribute to a model that changed the way enthusiasts saw rally cars for the road.

 Evo Singapore Sep-Oct 2018

Evo Singapore Sep-Oct 2018

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Hot hatch special 

Who says the sports hatch is dead? We compare three of the most defining hot hatches on the market today: the Honda Civic Type R takes a shot at the venerable Volkswagen Golf R and joining the scrap is the new Renault Megane RS. It’s going to be a very close fight and the answers not as straightforward as we thought.

 

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Porsche Macan facelift

Porsche’s compact Sports Activity Vehicle gets a host of new features and styling tweaks to keep it at the top of its class in the luxury SAV category. evo takes a look at its revised chassis and interior.

 

DRIVEN

  • BMW M3 CS

  • Porsche 911 Carrera T

  • Lexus RX 350 L

  • Mazda 6

  • Hyundai i30 1.4T

  • Volkswagen Golf 1.4 Highline

  • MINI Cooper JCW

  • Mercedes E200 Cabriolet

  • BMW M5 Competition
     

FEATURES

Snow Patrol

We practice some tail-out antics in the snow-covered mountains of New Zealand’s Southern Hemisphere Proving Grounds in the company of some of BMW’s latest and greatest M machines, plus its equally talented xDrive SUVs.

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TVR Speed 12

The original concept Speed 12 by the British performance car company, TVR, was a step too far but perhaps that is all about to change with the arrival of its intimidating successor.

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GT-R vs S8

You have the money in your back pocket, but which provides the best performance punch for your investment: a brand new Audi S8 or a no-compromise,used Nissan GT-R?

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.