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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.

Ferrari parade shuts down bridge to celebrate Owners Club of GB 50th

May 16, 2017

Ferrari Owners Club GB is celebrating its 50th anniversary this year, and to mark the occasion, a special parade was gathered to tour across Forth Road Bridge in Scotland as part of a tour. A...

Maserati Quattroporte gets bogged on Sydney beach

May 16, 2017

A man thought it was a good idea to drive his Maserati Quattroporte onto a Sydney beach this morning, and surprise, surprise, he got bogged. According to reports the man drove onto the beach at...

2017 Tesla Model S P100D POV review – first impressions (video)

May 16, 2017

The beauty about a technology-packed vehicle is that it can be updated with software and hardware, a bit like a computer. And with the Tesla Model S P100D, it’s the latest and greatest iteration the tech...

Racy BMW M240i Performance Edition announced, just 750 planned

May 16, 2017

BMW has revealed a new special edition for the M240i called the Performance Edition. It’s the work of BMW M Performance. As you can probably tell, the Performance Edition by M Performance is a performance-enhanced...

Skoda Karoq revealed via undisguised prototype, confirms crossover shape (video)

May 16, 2017

A prototype of the upcoming Skoda Karoq has been spotted at the Nurburgring, and it looks like engineers forgot to apply camouflage as it pretty much reveals the body design in full for the first...

Hyundai i30 N development moves to road testing in UK (video)

May 15, 2017

Development of the much-anticipated Hyundai i30 N performance hatch has moved onto public roads, with engineers recently hitting challenging routes in the UK. In March we heard that testing was taking place in extreme winter...

Mercedes-AMG GT four-door coupe spotted, to ride on MRA platform (video)

May 15, 2017

A prototype version of what is believed to be the much-rumoured and recently conceptualised Mercedes-AMG GT four-door has been spotted out and about, testing in Germany. It’s been long-reported that Mercedes was planning to introduce...

Koenigsegg crashes during testing in Sweden

May 15, 2017

A Koenigsegg test pilot has been involved in another crash, this time in an Agera RS. It happened during a vehicle’s final testing before it was destined for the U.S. market. Koenigsegg confirmed in a...

Mazda classic car museum opens in Germany, first outside Japan

May 15, 2017

Mazda has opened up an impressive classic car museum in Germany, celebrating the carmaker’s illustrious 100-year history in creating interesting and innovative vehicles. The museum, called Frey’s Mazda Classic Car Museum, is a joint project...

Volkswagen to pay US$1.2 billion in 3.0 TDI settlement

May 15, 2017

Late last week a federal judge in the U.S. granted final approval for Volkswagen AG to pay at least $1.22 billion to either fix or buy back affected 3.0 TDI V6 vehicles. The vehicles include...

Electric Nio EP9 breaks Nurburgring lap record

May 14, 2017

It was only a matter of time but we bet you didn’t think that time would arrive so soon. It seems an electric vehicle, the Chinese NextEV Nio EP9 to be specific, has just reset...

2017 Toyota Kluger Grande AWD review (video)

May 14, 2017

Has Toyota reinvented the seven-seat SUV market with the MY2017 Kluger update? Not really. But it has tweaked and enhanced its tried and proven formula to give it a sturdier, more competitive stance in the...

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