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.

Video: Lexus LS TMG Edition testing on the Nurburgring

Sep 23, 2011

Remember the very aggressive-looking Lexus LS TMG Edition that was spotted in a trackside garage a few days ago? Well, a video of it testing on the Nurburgring has just been posted up on YouTube....

Volvo V60 Heico Sportiv tuning package

Sep 23, 2011

The sexy new Volvo S60 and Volvo V60 (wagon) is already a quite a potent package, we even went as far as calling it a sleeper in our recent Volvo S60 T6 R-Design review. To...

Video: 2012 BMW M5 reaches 300km/h on autobahn

Sep 22, 2011

BMW test engineers have taken the new 2012 BMW M5 out onto the autobahn in Germany and given it some stick, reaching speeds of around 300km/h (187mph). Video footage of one of the runs has...

Video: Red Bull F1 car goes nuts rallying in dirt again

Sep 22, 2011

Red Bull is at it again with the Red Bull F1 car on the dirt. This time, it seems David Coulthard was given instructions to rev the engine a lot more and generally have a...

Opel Australia coming in 2012 – do we need OPC as well?

Sep 22, 2011

Opel will be opening up shop in Australia for the first time ever next year, and coming with it, we hope, are a range of sports cars that have only ever been available in the...

Audi R8 Carbon Edition, Audi RS 5 and Audi TT RS Limited Edition announced in Australia

Sep 22, 2011

Audi has announced three special edition models for the Australian market. The Audi R8 Carbon Edition, Audi TT RS Limited Edition and the Audi RS 5 Coupe Limited Edition. Each model comes with additional equipment...

Video: 2012 Suzuki Swift Sport promotional footage

Sep 22, 2011

Suzuki has released a short promotion film for the new 2012 Suzuki Swift Sport, a car that was unveiled at the 2011 IAA Frankfurt Motor Show currently underway. The clip gives us a preview of...

Subaru BRZ concept to be unveiled at 2011 LA Auto Show

Sep 22, 2011

Subaru will be unveiling the all-new Subaru BRZ, finally in full detail, at the upcoming 2011 Los Angeles Auto Show in November. The BRZ on show won’t be the production version however, it will be...

Peugeot 208 ‘GTI’ reborn 205 GTI coming in 2013 – report

Sep 22, 2011

Peugeot is getting set to unveil the new Peugeot 208, and, more interestingly, the new Peugeot 208 ‘GTI’ which is being dubbed as a true successor to the original Peugeot 205 GTI. (rendered speculation) According...

Ultimate Racing Championship brings back retro Le Mans racing

Sep 22, 2011

You may have heard of the Ultimate Fighting Championship, well now there’s going to be an Ultimate Racing Championship (URC). The URC will become part of the American Le Mans Series from 2012 onwards and...

Maxximus Prodigy liquid natural gas supercar with 1600hp

Sep 21, 2011

A small American supercar car company called Maxximus has come up with a new concept called the Maxximus Prodigy. It’s a liquid natural gas supercar which is promising to output around 1600hp (1194kW) using natural...

For Sale: 1991 Ferrari Testarossa 4.9 Coupe

Sep 21, 2011

A very rare and unique 1991 Ferrari Testarossa 4.9 Coupe will be up for sale at the Top Car Sale, British Car Auctions in Nottingham UK tomorrow. The Testarossa is in immaculate condition with just...

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