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Brett is the editor and founder of PerformanceDrive. He's obsessed with driving, having played with Matchbox cars until he was tall enough to drive a real one. After initially working as a mechanic, Brett earned a degree in journalism and entered media as an editorial assistant at Top Gear Australia magazine. He then worked at CarAdvice.com.au. His dream is to live next door to the Nurburgring in Germany.

2017 Audi S4 Sedan review (video)

Jun 22, 2017

Tempted by a sports car but prefer to fly under the radar with refined performance and quality? Audi offers the new S4 in sedan and Avant wagon form in Australia, blending smooth, relentless power with...

2018 Toyota Camry on sale in Australia in November

Jun 22, 2017

Toyota Australia is preparing for the departure of the Toyota Aurion later this year and has confirmed details and some specs for the all-new Camry, arriving in November. With the V6 Aurion soon to be...

Chevrolet Camaro ZL1 1LE hunting Nurburgring record (video)

Jun 21, 2017

It seems Chevrolet is hinting at a new Nurburgring record attempt of some kind, releasing a quick video on social media. Chevrolet’s Facebook page shows a clip of the famous circuit, along with hints of...

New Audi RS 3 Sedan now on sale in Australia from $84,900

Jun 21, 2017

The new Audi RS 3 sedan has arrived in Australia, packing the most powerful five-cylinder engine Audi has ever made for a production car. Revealed earlier this year, the new RS 3 is based on...

Jaguar E-Pace spotted during torturous Nurburgring test (video)

Jun 20, 2017

Jaguar has been spotted testing the new E-Pace small SUV again. This time out on the Nurburgring, where it appears to be out of its element somewhat. This is the second time a prototype has...

2018 Honda Accord previewed with design sketch

Jun 20, 2017

A design sketch of the 2018 Honda Accord has been released, previewing the 10th-generation model before its international debut next month. The preview sketch follows news last week that outlined three new powertrain options that...

2018 Cadillac XTS revealed, V-Sport gets 306kW twin-turbo V6

Jun 20, 2017

Cadillac has unveiled the updated 2018 XTS, bringing in a more refined chassis tune, refreshed styling, and enhanced technology for the large luxury sedan. The 2018 model continues on GM’s Epsilon II platform, which is...

2018 BMW X3 ‘M40i’ prototype spotted, nice exhaust note (video)

Jun 19, 2017

BMW is believed to be working on various high-performance versions of the next-gen X3. Want proof? A prototype was recently spotted at the Nurburgring sporting an unmistakably raunchy engine note. Some trademarks were found earlier...

Hardcore Honda Civic Type R coming, potentially with AWD – report

Jun 19, 2017

Honda is reportedly planning more variants of the beloved Honda Civic Type R to help broaden its customer appeal, especially once the initial hype potentially wears off. According to a recent Automotive News report in...

Kia Stinger initial launch takes place at Nurburgring

Jun 19, 2017

The highly-anticipated Kia Stinger has made its international launch at the Nurburgring in Germany, with select media from around the world given a first-steer of pre-production models ahead of the car’s market arrival in the...

BMW M2 torn apart in serious crash in Scotland (video)

Jun 19, 2017

Two people are lucky to be alive after being subjected to a big car crash in Scotland over the weekend, involving a BMW M2 and plenty of speed. The driver of the car was seen...

2017 Honda HR-V Limited Edition now on sale in Australia

Jun 18, 2017

Back by popular demand, Honda Australia is re-introducing the HR-V Limited Edition. Its forte is value-for-money and standard features, all aimed at improving its customer appeal in the tough SUV segment.. The new version is...

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