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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.

Rimac One Concept unveiled at Frankfurt show

Sep 14, 2011

Croatian electric car tuner and designer Rimac Automobili has finally unveiled the Rimac One Concept at the 2011 IAA Frankfurt Motor Show. After an early Rimac One Concept teaser shot, and then a Rimac One...

Lotus Exige S with 3.5 supercharged V6 unvieled at Frankfurt show

Sep 14, 2011

The new 2012 Lotus Exige S has been unveiled at the 2011 IAA Frankfurt Motor Show in Germany. It’s wider (by 50.8mm), longer (by 254mm) and more powerful than the predecessor, and it’s being labelled...

Lamborghini Sesto Elemento production of 20 announced by CEO

Sep 14, 2011

Lamborghini has confirmed at the 2011 IAA Frankfurt Motor Show in Germany that it will be putting 20 Lamborghini Sesto Elemento supercars into production. The Lamborghini Sesto Elemento is pretty much the most epic modern-day...

Top Gear Australia axed again

Sep 14, 2011

Top Gear Australia fans will be sad to hear that just three episodes into the latest season, Channel Nine has decided to axe the program indefinitely due to falling ratings. Ratings in the past have...

Lotus Evora GTE unveiled at Frankfurt – most powerful Lotus ever

Sep 14, 2011

Lotus is normally only ever associated with very lightweight sports cars, but the company has just unveiled the new Lotus Evora GTE at the 2011 IAA Frankfurt Motor Show. This is the company’s most powerful...

2013 Volkswagen Polo R WRC rally car unveiled at Frankfurt show

Sep 14, 2011

Volkswagen has unveiled the all-new Volkswagen Polo R WRC rally car project it has been working on since the beginning of this year at the 2011 IAA Frankfurt Motor Show. It features a very cool race-car...

Maserati Kubang SUV concept unveiled at Frankfurt show

Sep 14, 2011

Maserati has unveiled the new Maserati Kubang SUV concept at the 2011 IAA Frankfurt Motor Show. Although the styling is very sleek and well-suited to the Maserati brand, the name, Kubang, on the other hand, almost...

Toyota FT-86 II Concept preview to Frankfurt

Sep 14, 2011

Toyota has release a couple of images of the new Toyota FT-86 II Concept it will unveil at the 2011 IAA Frankfurt Motor Show in the next few hours. Although visually, all we can tell...

New Honda NSX confirmed by CEO, focus on ultimate power-to-weight ratio

Sep 13, 2011

On the eve of the 2011 IAA Frankfurt Motor Show in Germany, Honda CEO Takanobu Ito has revealed that a Honda NSX successor is on the way. He says the new NSX will be about...

Volkswagen Scirocco R Australian prices announced

Sep 13, 2011

Volkswagen Australia has released details and pricing of the new Volkswagen Scirocco R, which will be available in Australian showrooms around the country by the start of 2012. Prices will range from $47,490 to $49,990,...

TopCar 2012 991 Porsche 911 aftermarket kit revealed

Sep 13, 2011

Russian tuning specialists, TopCar, has come up with a unique aftermarket tuning kit for the recently revealed 2012 991 Porsche 911. This is the second of such known tuners that have already come up with...

2012 Formula Ford race car unveiled at Frankfurt show

Sep 13, 2011

Ford will be showing the new 2012 Formula Ford open-wheel race car at the 2011 IAA Frankfurt Motor Show later today. The new car will compete in various events from next year, including the British...

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