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.

For Sale: Mercedes-Benz 300 CE twin-turbo conversion with 600hp

Sep 18, 2011

It’s not every day you stumble upon one of these. It’s a 1989 Mercedes-Benz 300 CE twin-turbo coupe fitted with a special 3.2L HFM M104 twin-turbo conversion, and it’s for sale. With the help of...

2012 Dagger GT-D Outlaw with 2700hp by TranStar Racing

Sep 18, 2011

TranStar Racing, creator of the outrageous Dagger GT, has announced plans for a fresh new model for 2012. It’s called the Dagger GT-D and power is claimed to be not just 2000hp (1492kW), like the...

Kia GT production version on the way – report

Sep 18, 2011

Kia has confirmed at the 2011 IAA Frankfurt Motor Show in Germany that a production version of the Kia GT Concept car will eventually hit the market. This could happen as early as 2013. The...

2012 Hyundai Genesis Coupe spotted? Australian release confirmed

Sep 17, 2011

The new 2012 Hyundai Genesis Coupe has just been spotted inside Hyundai facilities. Hyundai has confirmed with other Australian media that the next-generation Hyundai Genesis Coupe will be heading Down Under, and this spy shot...

Video: Ferrari Enzo crash ends in ocean at Targa Newfoundland

Sep 17, 2011

A Ferrari Enzo crash that ended in the ocean during recent a Targa Newfoundland event has been captured on video. The modified Edo Competition Ferrari Enzo – FXX replica – was being driven by owner...

Alfa Romeo 4C production officially confirmed for 2013

Sep 16, 2011

Alfa Romeo has confirmed at the 2011 IAA Frankfurt Motor Show that production of the Alfa Romeo 4C will start in 2013. It was reported sports coupe would hit the market at some point, but...

Video: Lexus LFA review by Alan Jones

Sep 16, 2011

Lexus Autralia has released a Lexus LFA review by Alan Jones. The former F1 World Champion took one for a quick spin at Eastern Creek International Raceway during the Australian Muscle Car Masters earlier this...

Wiesmann MF3 Final Edition unveiled at Frankfurt show

Sep 16, 2011

German sports car specialist Wiesmann has unveiled one of 18 special edition Wiesmann MF3 Final Edition roadsters at the 2011 IAA Frankfurt Motor Show in Germany. Just 18 Final Eidtion roadsters are being made to...

2012 Audi A5 DTM race car unveiled at Frankfurt show

Sep 16, 2011

Audi has unveiled the new 2012 Audi A5 DTM race car at the 2011 IAA Frankfurt Motor Show. The new touring car will be used to compete in the 2012 season of the Deutsche Tourenwagen...

Lotus reveals new V8 engine development in progress

Sep 16, 2011

Lotus has revealed an all-new Lotus V8 engine is in its final stages of development, releasing a preview image of the new V8 onto its Facebook page. It’s unconfirmed what model Lotus the new V8...

Video: Audi R8 V10 twin-turbo with 1000hp by Underground Racing

Sep 16, 2011

Renowned Lamborghini, and general supercar tuner, Underground Racing in the US has released a video showcase of its new Audi R8 V10 twin-turbo system which is now available for purchase. It gives the Audi R8...

Video: Nissan GT-R beats 11 of the world’s best driver’s cars in mega drag race

Sep 15, 2011

Motor Trend in the US has put together the mother of all races between – deep breath – a Nissan GT-R, BMW 1 Series M Coupe, Ford Mustang Boss 302 Laguna Seca, Porsche 911 GT3...

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