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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.

Hyundai previews next-gen FCEV, electric Kona confirmed

Aug 20, 2017

Welcome to Hyundai’s vision for its future hydrogen fuel cell SUV. Specifically, this FCEV (fuel cell electric vehicle) concept previews a production model coming next year. The SUV was unveiled at a special event at...

2018 Holden Colorado SuperUtes racer revealed

Aug 20, 2017

The Holden Colorado SuperUtes race car has been revealed, ready to enter the new motorsport category next year. The sport will see dual-cab utes tearing up race tracks around Australia, with turbo-diesel power. As we...

2018 Mazda CX-9 update adds G-Vectoring, on sale from $43,890

Aug 18, 2017

An update for the family-friendly Mazda CX-9 has been announced in Australia, bringing in a range of the company’s latest driving and in-car technologies. Chief among all is the introduction of Mazda’s G-Vectoring drive control,...

BMW Z4 Concept revealed, production model coming in 2018

Aug 18, 2017

The BMW Z4 concept will make its international debut at the Concours d’Elegance event at Pebble Beach this weekend, previewing the upcoming roadster which is being co-developed with the new Toyota Supra. The concept is...

Aston Martin Vanquish Zagato Shooting Brake is here

Aug 17, 2017

Check out this for a cool wagon. It’s the result of Aston Martin and Zagato, based on the current Vanquish. Welcome to the Aston Martin Vanquish Zagato Shooting Brake. The company revealed the plans for...

BMW & FCA sign deal to co-develop autonomous platform

Aug 16, 2017

BMW and FCA have signed a partnership deal to co-develop an autonomous vehicle platform, the companies have confirmed. They’re joining forces with Intel and Mobileye. According to a BMW press release, the platform in specific...

2018 BMW M5 previewed; First Edition, 10.5L/100km confirmed (video)

Aug 16, 2017

BMW has sent out a teaser of the upcoming 2018 M5 sedan before its big debut later this month, giving us a glimpse of the front end design and other snippets. A number of details...

2018 Jeep Wrangler spied in factory, retains boxy design

Aug 16, 2017

An image of the 2018 Jeep Wrangler has surfaced online, giving us a first real-life look at the door, front guard and bonnet design. The image was posted on JL Wrangler Forums, and it confirms...

Jaguar Land Rover patents unique aero guide vane system

Aug 15, 2017

It looks like Jaguar Land Rover is getting more serious about the aerodynamics of its suavely-designed cars, with a patent application revealing a new channelling system to guide airflow along the side of its cars....

Ford GT ’67 Heritage edition pays tribute to Le Mans win

Aug 15, 2017

A special edition Ford GT Heritage is being launched to pay tribute to the Le Mans victory by the classic GT40 back in 1967. The GT ’67 Heritage edition is most obvious thanks to its...

Forza gets Ken Block cars with Hoonigan Car Pack (video)

Aug 15, 2017

Fan of Ken Block’s famous Gymkhana video series? Interested in computer and console games? You’ll be excited to hear Forza 7 will be offering the “Hoonigan Car Pack” which includes some of Ken’s drift cars....

Lego Nissan GT-R Nismo is the perfect Father’s Day gift

Aug 15, 2017

Father’s Day is fast-approaching and now is the time to start looking for present ideas. And have we got one for you here. It’s a Lego model of the latest Nissan GT-R Nismo. Yep, your...

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