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 His dream is to live next door to the Nurburgring in Germany.

Video: Noble M600 in Monaco sounds awesome

Sep 09, 2011

For one lucky bystander’s ears (in this case, YouTube channel Marchettino) this Noble M600 played a tune that’s simply music to the ears. It was seen in the streets of Monaco, belching and growling out...

Renault Megane RS 250 RS Tuning Stage 2 upgrade program

Sep 09, 2011

The Renault Megane RS 250 is a screamer from the factory, however, UK-based aftermarket specialist RS Tuning has released a tuning kit known as the Renault Megane RS 250 RS Tuning Stage 2 upgrade program....

2012 Peugeot RCZ Cup series one-make race car revealed

Sep 09, 2011

French carmaker Peugeot will be conducting its own one-make series in 2012 using these purpose built Peugeot RCZ Cup cars in an RCZ Racing Cup series. Yep, you read right. The elegant-looking little French coupe...

Kia GT V8 concept images leaked before Frankfurt show

Sep 09, 2011

Images of the Kia GT V8 concept have been leaked prior to the 2011 IAA Frankfurt Motor Show unveiling. Kia has already provided some preview shots of the new Kia rear-wheel drive sports four-door coupe,...

Jeroen Bleekemolen gets pole position even after getting out to pick up a wheel

Sep 08, 2011

Jeroen Bleekemolen has won a Porsche 911 GT3 Cup race at the Baltimore Grand Prix, even after losing his wheel and getting out to collect it after a minor incident. Now this is the kind...

Video: 2012 BMW M5 Nurburgring lap

Sep 08, 2011

BMW has released a full 2012 BMW M5 Nurburgring lap video which included taking a bunch of lucky BMW M enthusiast for a spin around the famous 20.8km Nordschleife circuit. In the video, race driver...

Toyota FT-86 II Concept teaser to Frankfurt Motor Show

Sep 08, 2011

The Toyota FT-86 is on every car nut’s mind at the moment. Toyota has released a new teaser video of the latest Toyota FT-86 II Concept that will be revealed at the 2011 Frankfurt Motor...

Lamborghini Spyder Supreme Diamond Cell Phone

Sep 08, 2011

The ultimate accessory for the bling and/or Lamborghini enthusiast; a Lamborghini Spyder Supreme Diamond Cell Phone. It’s perhaps not the coolest of cool finds, but if you can afford it, then it’s pretty damn cool....

Mercedes-Benz test drivers killed in Mercedes-Benz SLR McLaren crash

Sep 08, 2011

Two Mercedes-Benz test drivers died in a Mercedes-Benz SLR McLaren crash on Monday, after taking a customer’s four-year old SLR for a routine evaluation drive. The crash occurred along a strip of autobahn near Frankfurt....

Video: MINI Countryman WRC car review

Sep 08, 2011

EVO magazine in the UK has posted up a MINI Countryman WRC car review video onto its YouTube channel. The new MINI Country WRC car will compete in the rest of 2011 World Rally Championship...

New Porsche 550 Spyder ‘baby Boxster’ to get four-cylinder 911 engine

Sep 07, 2011

As previously reported, Porsche has confirmed a new Porsche 550 Spyder (nickname) ‘baby Boxster’ is on the way. Information has now come through that Porsche is working on the ‘baby Boxster’ engine, which will be...

Jaguar C-X16 Concept revealed – Porsche 911 rival

Sep 07, 2011

Jaguar has revealed its all-new Porsche 911 killer, the Jaguar C-X16 Concept. The all-new sports coupe is getting ready to undergo its official unveiling at the 2011 IAA Frankfurt Motor Show, starting September 13. The...

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