All posts by Brett Davis

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.

DC Design Avanti unveiled as first ever supercar from India

Jan 06, 2012

Following Tuesday’s teaser image, the DC Design Avanti has been fully unveiled at the 2012 New Delhi Auto Expo in India. This is India’s first ever supercar. Looking a little like a cross between an...

For Sale: 1971 Maserati Ghibli SS Spider for auction in the US

Jan 05, 2012

Going up for auction at the Gooding & Company Scottsdale event in Arizona in two weeks will be this exquisite 1971 Maserati Ghibli SS Spider. It’s just one of 11 Euro versions in existence. The...

Video: The sounds of 2011 – awesome collection

Jan 05, 2012

Autoblog.nl has released a very cool compilation video it calls ‘the sound of 2011’. In it is a collection of delicious vehicles the Dutch publication has sampled over the year. There’s a few tuned specials...

Ford EcoSport SUV Fiesta unveiled, in Australia in 2013

Jan 05, 2012

Ford has unveiled the new Ford EcoSport just ahead of its debut at the 2012 New Delhi Auto Expo. The Ford Fiesta-based SUV will go on sale in Australia in 2013. The Ford EcoSport will...

Holden Commodore loses top spot in Australian sales for 2011

Jan 05, 2012

The Mazda3 has overtaken the Aussie Holden Commodore as Australia’s most popular vehicle, according to official 2011 VFACTS figures. The Commodore has been the country’s best-selling vehicle for the past 15 years. Holden made 40,617...

Summernats 25 starts today with reintroduced Citycruise event

Jan 05, 2012

Just a friendly reminder to all the street machine and four and rotary enthusiasts out there, Summernats 25 kicks off today! In case you forgot. Summernats will be celebrating its 25th anniversary this year, kicking...

Lexus LF-LC concept looks stunning in the flesh

Jan 05, 2012

Some more images of the all-new Lexus LF-LC concept have been revealed online, this time showing the dramatic coupe outside in the flesh. The LF-LC coupe will debut at the 2012 North American International Auto...

2012 Holden Calais V Series II preview

Jan 04, 2012

PerformanceDrive is preparing its quick spin review of the new 2012 Holden Calais V Series II, fitted with the revised 3.6-litre SIDI V6 engine. The 2012 Calais features the least update changes of all the...

Sareni United Chevrolet Camaro GT3 race car unveiled

Jan 04, 2012

Sareni United, a subsidiary of Reiter Enginering, has unveiled its Sareni United Chevrolet Camaro GT3 race car. The package will take part in International GT racing. And you thought the upcoming Chevrolet Camaro ZL1 was...

Ariel Atom crash in Belgium kills journalist

Jan 04, 2012

An unfortunate Ariel Atom crash in Belgium has resulted in the death of a journalist. Michael Cornette, of the Krant van West-Vlaanderen in Belgium, was taking a passenger ride in the very quick lightweight supercar...

Reiter Engineering Lamborghini Gallardo LP600+ GT3 package

Jan 04, 2012

If you’re thinking of getting into endurance racing, the new Reiter Engineering Lamborghini Gallardo LP600+ GT3 package could be right down your alley. The German-based Reiter Engineering company has just released its latest 2012 build...

Video: Scion FR-S turbo drift car spied at Laguna Seca

Jan 04, 2012

A Scion FR-S turbo drift car was spotted recently at Laguna Seca circuit showing off some sideways action, and, more interestingly, a heavily turbocharged engine. The Scion FR-S, and parent cars Toyota 86/Subaru BRZ, have...

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