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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 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...

Toyota 86 performance pack edition on sale in Australia

Jun 16, 2017

Toyota Australia has announced a new limited edition performance package for the 86 sports car, bringing in some unique highlights and a striking orange paint colour. Based on the GTS, the new limited edition is...

2018 BMW G20 3 Series spied on Nurburgring, electric hybrid? (video)

Jun 16, 2017

BMW has been spotted testing the G20, 2018 3 Series out on the Nurburgring again, and this time it looks like engineers are honing a hybrid or electric system. The prototype sounds suspiciously quiet out...

2018 Audi R8 Spyder V10 Plus unveiled

Jun 16, 2017

Audi has revealed the gob-smacking new R8 Spyder V10 Plus, which comes in as the drop-top version of the company’s flagship supercar, and thus the most potent drop-top in its showroom. Like the coupe brother,...

2018 Nissan Qashqai revealed in Euro specification

Jun 15, 2017

Nissan has unveiled the new-look Qashqai in Europe, bringing in fresh styling, improved refinement, and more technology for the very popular small SUV. The Qashqai is the best-selling crossover in the class in Europe, gathering...

2018 Audi A8 48-volt electric system previewed, debuts July 11

Jun 15, 2017

Audi is previewing the electric drivetrain system that will be available in the upcoming, next-gen A8 luxury sedan later this year. The new Audi A8 will be the brand’s first production car to feature an...

2018 Lexus CT 200h facelift revealed with sharpened design

Jun 15, 2017

Lexus has revealed the facelifted, 2018 CT 200h hybrid hatch, sporting fresh styling amendments, interior revisions, and enhanced equipment and on-board technology. For the exterior the 2018 CT 200h is exactly showcasing an all-new design...

McLaren 570S Spider becomes most accessible drop-top McLaren

Jun 15, 2017

There’s a new convertible supercar in town, called the McLaren 570S Spider. It is, as you might have expected, the drop-top version of the flagship Sports Series model. McLaren says the 570S Spider combines the “exceptional...

Volvo XC40 spotted, could feature new T5 Twin Engine (video)

Jun 14, 2017

A video has hit the web showing a fleet of Volvo small SUV prototypes undergoing testing in Denmark, potentially previewing the anticipated new model known as the XC40. Volvo has confirmed it is working on...

2018 Renault Megane R.S. previewed again, undergoing winter testing

Jun 14, 2017

Renault has sent out yet more teaser images of the next-gen Megane R.S. before its debut in September, showing details of a camouflage prototype during cold weather testing. As you many remember, a few images were leaked...

2017 Toyota Camry Hybrid Atara SL review (video)

Jun 14, 2017

Toyota Australia sells thousands of Camrys every month. But, strangely, there is no sports variant to attract a wider demographic. Instead, the most powerful and quickest variant is the Camry hybrid. Next year Toyota Australia...

BMW 6 Series Gran Turismo revealed, replace 5 Series GT

Jun 14, 2017

The new, 2017 BMW 6 Series Gran Turismo has been revealed, coming in to replace the 5 Series Gran Turismo. It’s lighter weight, more fuel efficient, and sports a sharper design. Switching to the 6...

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