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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.

2012 Ford FG Falcon MkII prices announced

Nov 07, 2011

Ford has announced the new 2012 Ford FG Falcon MkII price list, showing added value and significant savings across the range. Ford even says the new model is the ‘most comprehensive package of standard equipment...

Lexus X Special Edition package for IS 250 and RX in Australia

Nov 07, 2011

Lexus Australia has announced a new Lexus X Special Edition package for the Lexus IS 250 and Lexus RX range. Both the Lexus IS 250 X Special Edition and Lexus RX X Special Edition packages...

Ferrari 599 Fernando Alonso edition on the way – rumour

Nov 06, 2011

Ferrari is said to be working on a Ferrari 599 Fernando Alonso edition which could be the last send-off for the V12 model. Ferrari has been spotted testing prototypes of the Ferrari 599 successor, a...

Video: Lamborghini Gallardo LP570-4 Superleggera launch with Valentino Balboni

Nov 06, 2011

Valentino Balboni, Lamborghini’s former chief test driver, was recently spotted driving a stunning Lamborghini Gallardo LP570-4 Superleggera. He decided to do a launching start – inside a tunnel, mind you – for the cameras. In...

BBR Mazda3 MPS tune with up to 257kW

Nov 05, 2011

UK-based tuner BBR has come up with three tuning packs for the Mazda3 MPS. All versions of the BBR Mazda3 MPS packages offer increases in engine performance mixed with optional handling revisions. In standard form,...

HBH Bulldog GT concept based on Aston Martin V12 Vantage

Nov 05, 2011

Makers of the insane Zenvo ST1 supercar, Denmark’s HBH, have come up with a HBH Bulldog GT based on the Aston Martin V12 Vantage. The Bulldog GT is inspired by the original 1980 Aston Martin...

2013 Hyundai Genesis Coupe revealed

Nov 05, 2011

An image of the 2013 Hyundai Genesis Coupe has allegedly been leaked revealing and potentially confirming the all-new shape. The new Hyundai Genesis Coupe was spotted a couple of months ago inside Hyundai facilities. Hyundai...

RAUH-Welt Begriff (RWB) Porsche 911 tuning debuts at SEMA Show

Nov 05, 2011

RAUH-Welt Begriff (RWB) Porsche 911 tuning specialist has made a US debut at the 2011 SEMA Show in Las Vegas. The company previewed a number of custom show cars at the event, showcasing the company’s...

Vauxhall Astra VXR GTC revealed

Nov 04, 2011

Vauxhall has revealed the new Vauxhall Astra VXR GTC performance coupe. The GTC-based VXR will be the fastest and most powerful Astra ever made, and offer 207kW (277hp). The new Vauxhall Astra VXR is based...

2012 BMW M5 does 0-60mph (97km/h) in 3.7 seconds in reality

Nov 04, 2011

The 2012 BMW M5 is actually quicker than the company makes out, according to Car and Driver in the US. The magazine has just run some real-world acceleration times and it turns out the most...

Enjuku Racing Hyundai Genesis LS1 V8 at 2011 SEMA

Nov 04, 2011

Enjuku Racing has unveiled a special Enjuku Racing Hyundai Genesis LS1 V8 project racer at the 2011 SEMA Show. The sporty coupe features a stonking supercharged 350ci Chev conversion. The Enjuku Racing Hyundai Genesis LS1...

Porsche unveiling ‘world premiere’ at LA Auto Show

Nov 04, 2011

Porsche has announced it will be unveiling a “world premiere” model at the upcoming 2011 Los Angeles Auto Show in just a couple of weeks’ time. The company is yet to reveal details on what...

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