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.

Vygor Opera unveiled – all-new Italian luxury sports car

Oct 10, 2011

Some may remember Vygor released a teaser image a couple of weeks ago, previewing an all-new Italian sports car brand. Vygor has now unveiled the new Vygor Opera luxury concept, and, upon first impressions, it’s...

Maserati GranTurismo MC Stradale by Novitec with 475kW

Oct 10, 2011

The Maserati GranTurismo MC Stradale is one of the finest Italian coupes on the market right now, and to give the elegant supercar even more stick, renowned Italian car tuner Novitec has come up with...

Lamborghini Gallardo crash during test drive in Sydney

Oct 09, 2011

This is not the way to earn yourself brownie points with a Lamborghini salesman for discounts. During a test drive stint in Sydney yesterday, a driver lost control of a stunning white Lamborghini Gallardo worth...

Tesla Model S Beta almost-production-ready version revealed

Oct 09, 2011

Tesla has revealed a new Tesla Model S Beta edition of the upcoming medium-sized sports sedan to a group of Tesla customers in the US. The Beta version builds upon the Alpha Model S, and...

For Sale: Ferrari Pinin concept – first ever four-door Ferrari

Oct 09, 2011

After a four-seat Ferrari but don’t think the Ferrari FF is special or exclusive enough? Perhaps this one-off 1980 Ferrari Pinin concept going up for auction on October 26 will tickle your fancy. The 1980...

2012 Ferrari Enzo successor to feature mid-mount V12

Oct 09, 2011

It’s almost that time again, time for a new flagship Ferrari model. Ferrari CEO Amedeo Felisa has confirmed the Ferrari Enzo successor will continue to showcase a mid-mounted V12 layout built inside a carbon fibre...

2012 BMW 640d Coupe, BMW 650i Coupe and BMW 640i Coupe announced

Oct 08, 2011

BMW has announced details of the new 2012 BMW 6 Series Coupe variants, including the 2012 BMW 640d, the 2012 BMW 640i and the 2012 BMW 650i, all boasting turbocharged engine performance. The biggest change...

Mazda RX-8 Spirit R special edition last send off

Oct 08, 2011

As a last special goodbye edition for the Mazda RX-8, Mazda Japan has announced a final Mazda RX-8 Spirit R special edition for the local JDM market. The special model comes with subtle interior and...

2012 Mercedes-Benz G65 AMG spotted undisguised in Dubai

Oct 08, 2011

Prototypes of the upcoming 2012 Mercedes-Benz G65 AMG super-tough off-roader have been spotted undisguised in Dubai. The G65 AMG will be the most powerful version of the military-style SUV ever made. Official details of the...

Audi RS 3 by MTM with 347kW (472hp)

Oct 07, 2011

Renowned Audi tuner MTM has come up with a power-up package for the new Audi RS 3 super hot hatch. The package includes an engine tune which allows the hatch to punch out 347kW of...

Video: 2012 Chevrolet Camaro ZL1 laps Nurburgring in 7:41.27

Oct 07, 2011

The new 2012 Chevrolet Camaro ZL1 is shaping up to be a very exciting car. Although it is yet to be released, General Motors has been undertaking extensive testing of the new model, and has...

New Honda Civic Type R to get turbocharged engine – report

Oct 06, 2011

That’s right, according to international word, the famed Honda Civic Type R, a car regarded for its ‘NA’ naturally aspirated power, could be about to turn to turbocharging. This will help boost performance and reduce...

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