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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.

Toyota Concept-i RIDE & WALK concepts heading to Tokyo

Oct 16, 2017

Toyota is already planning a number of concepts for the upcoming Tokyo motor show, and has now it has revealed a few more will make their debut at the event; the Concept-i, Concept-i RIDE and...

2018 Jeep Wrangler user guide leaked, 2.0L engine confirmed

Oct 16, 2017

Images and details of the next-gen, 2018 Jeep Wrangler have leaked online via the company’s Canadian website, showing the official design in full. Specifically, the owner’s manual and user guide were accidentally revealed on Jeep’s...

Volkswagen Scirocco production comes to an end

Oct 16, 2017

Following a minor update in 2015, it looks like Volkswagen has now retired the sporty Scirocco three-door hatch, which is currently sold in Australia in top Scirocco R form only. Overseas the current-gen Scirocco is...

BMW X2 production model spotted during transport

Oct 15, 2017

The BMW X2 has been spotted with hardly any disguise, providing a first look at the production version of the new small SUV before its market arrival next year. Images surfaced on Ferd Fanpage on...

2019 Chevrolet C8 Corvette spotted, strongly hints mid-engine layout

Oct 14, 2017

A prototype version of the next-gen, 2019 Chevrolet C8 Corvette has been spotted out and about in the US, showing hints of its much-rumoured mid-engined layout. The prototype, thanks to these images posted up by...

Gran Turismo Sport debuts in Australia, special event at Time Attack Challenge

Oct 14, 2017

The legendary Gran Turismo gaming series is continuing its evolution, with the next instalment, Gran Turismo Sport, hitting stores on October 18 next week. In the lead up to the debut some Australian media, including...

Aston Martin DB11 Volante revealed, gets 4.0TT V8 (video)

Oct 13, 2017

James Bond, your new weekend vehicle has arrived. Introducing the Aston Martin DB11 Volante, where “beauty is a world above”, according to the company. This is the drop-top version of the DB11, and it’s powered...

2018 Toyota Fortuner now on sale, prices cut by $5000

Oct 13, 2017

Some updates have been announced for the introduction of the 2018 Toyota Fortuner, with prices sashed across the range by at least $5000. Yep, five grand. Toyota Australia is obviously looking to give the off-roader...

2017 Hyundai Kona review – Australian launch (video)

Oct 13, 2017

Hyundai is bouncing back into the small SUV scene with the new Kona, named after a Hawaiian coastline. And boy does it make an entrance. The design has been three years in the making. On...

Nissan GT-R driven with PlayStation DualShock controller hits 211km/h (video)

Oct 12, 2017

To celebrate the release of the new Sony PlayStation game Gran Turismo Sport, Nissan has put together a neat little stunt which involves driving a GT-R via a DualShock 4 PlayStation controller at high speed....

McLaren 570S Spider debuts in Australia, priced from $435,750

Oct 11, 2017

The stunning new McLaren 570S Spider has made its Australian debut in Sydney today, arriving as the most affordable convertible Macca on the market. Initially unveiled in June this year, the 570S Spider is part...

Volvo 240 GL LS1 V8 conversion project: Part 13 – engine in

Oct 11, 2017

Yes, we’re still building our crazy Volvo 240 GL with an LS1 Chevrolet V8 engine conversion. You might have thought we forgot about it but don’t worry, it is just around the corner now. In...

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