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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.

Video: Bugatti Veyron, LaFerrari, Countach go drifting in the mud

Oct 11, 2017

Here’s a video you don’t see every day. It shows a Bugatti Veyron, a Bugatti EB110 SS, and a Ferrari LaFerrari drifting in the mud, of all places. These cars have more than enough power...

2018 Range Rover revealed; hybrid added, more power for top V8

Oct 11, 2017

Following the announcement of the MY18 Range Rover Sport, Land Rover is now introducing the big daddy model year 2018 Range Rover with some subtle updates and a hybrid option. Land Rover’s local arm says...

Mazda presenting new design philosophy at Tokyo show

Oct 10, 2017

Another big debut will take place at the Tokyo motor show later this month. This time we hear from Mazda, which is planning to unveil two concept cars including a hatch that could preview the...

Tesla Model 3 production running at 10%, Q3 units miss initial targets

Oct 10, 2017

Production of the Tesla Model 3 is now well underway, with company boss Elon Musk using Instagram to send out a video showing the anticipated car during manufacturing. The video shows the Model 3 on the...

Rolls-Royce Cullinan SUV spotted leaving mysterious garage in Germany (video)

Oct 10, 2017

Rolls-Royce has been spotted testing its upcoming Cullinan SUV in Germany, with a prototype recently scooped leaving a mysterious garage near the Nurburgring. The Cullinan, named after one of the world’s largest diamonds, will be...

New Suzuki Swift Sport arrives in Australia Q1, 2018

Oct 10, 2017

Suzuki Australia will launch the all-new 2018 Suzuki Swift Sport during the first quarter of next year, the local arm has confirmed. It will be ready to tear up the micro hot hatch segment. As...

Gran Turismo Sport; full 162-car lineup confirmed (video)

Oct 10, 2017

Polyphony Digital’s new Gran Turismo Sport game will launch on October 17, and in the lead up to the big event the full list of playable cars have been confirmed. A special presentation event will...

Ferrari SUV confirmed by FCA boss Sergio Marchionne – report

Oct 10, 2017

Some light has been shed on the contrived Ferrari SUV idea, with FCA boss Sergio Marchionne confirming yesterday that there is one in the pipeline. Automotive News in the US says Marchionne confirmed the speculation...

Lamborghini deciding between 4-door sedan & new Miura – report

Oct 09, 2017

Remember the immense Lamborghini Estoque four-door concept car (pictured) that was set to hit the market? It seems plans for a four-door sedan might be back on the agenda. According to a recent Autocar report,...

First McLaren 720S crash in Belgium ends in the bush

Oct 09, 2017

A spanking new McLaren 720S has been involved in crash in Belgium over the weekend. It’s believed to the be first serious crash in a 720S since the model hit the market. The McLaren 720S...

Polestar previews first bespoke model, performance coupe?

Oct 09, 2017

Volvo’s now-separate Polestar brand is planning to unveil its first bespoke model later this month, and has released some interesting teaser images onto its Instagram account to build excitement. As you might remember, Polestar is...

2017 Mazda CX-3 sTouring AWD review (video)

Oct 09, 2017

Mazda is looking to kick another winning goal with the 2017 Mazda CX-3 update, adding class-leading driving dynamics technology to the popular small SUV, while honing its premium design and outstanding cabin layout, and adding...

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