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.

2013 Nissan GT-R to get 425kW (570hp)

Sep 27, 2011

Yes, even though the 2012 Nissan GT-R facelift has only recently been released, development on the MY2013 Nissan GT-R is said to be underway. Power from the engine will apparently be boosted up by another...

Nissan Super Juke concept to feature GT-R running gear

Sep 27, 2011

Nissan Europe has leaked information confirming that it is working on a one-off Nissan Super Juke concept that will use Nissan GT-R running gear. The usually conservative and cute crossover will be the company’s most...

Video: 2012 BMW M5 full review

Sep 26, 2011

After loads of teasers, early testing videos and even review previews, a full 2012 BMW M5 review has finally been published by an international car website. As far as we know, this is the first full...

BMW Z3 M Coupe with M5 V10 engine does 0-340km/h

Sep 26, 2011

It seems the previous generation BMW M5 V10 engine is a hot power source for car conversion enthusiasts. After earlier this month’s Subaru Impreza WRX V10 BMW M5 conversion had us watering at the mouth,...

Video: The Two Second Club – Nissan GT-R, Porsche 911 Turbo S, Bugatti Veyron

Sep 26, 2011

Road & Track in the US has released a nice little acceleration video showcase called The Two Second Club. It’s made up of three cars that are able to smash 0-100km/h in the two-seconds range....

Video: Forza 4 full preview with Jeremy Clarkson

Sep 25, 2011

Forza 4 creators at Turn 10 have released a Forza Motorsport 4 preview video voiced by Jeremy Clarkson. After learning a couple of weeks ago that cars such as the 1973 Ford XB Falcon GT...

For Sale: Ferrari Enzo FXX Evolution 1 of 17

Sep 25, 2011

Up for sale on eBay at the moment is a Ferrari Enzo FXX Evolution. Just 30 of these strict race-car-only FXX models were ever made, and only 17 of them in this Evolution guise. Finding...

Lamborghini Gallardo catches fire in Malaysia

Sep 25, 2011

Yet another Lamborghini Gallardo has spontaneously caught fire. This time, it was a stunning green Lamborghini Gallardo Spyder in Malaysia. This is one of many Gallardo fire incidents that have broken out in the past...

Mercedes-Benz GL MKB P 670 Biturbo V12 with 491kW

Sep 24, 2011

Tuning specialist MKB has announced a new tuning package for the latest Mercedes-Benz GL-Class, which makes it, possibly, the nastiest of wolves in a sheep’s clothing. Meet the Mercedes-Benz MKB P 670 Biturbo V12. The...

Video: Lotus Exige R-GT rally car explained

Sep 24, 2011

Lotus unveiled the new Lotus Exige R-GT rally car at the 2011 Frankfurt Motor Show in Germany. The company has just released a video showcase explaining the new car. The Lotus Exige R-GT video below...

OMAS Lamborghini Aventador pen

Sep 24, 2011

Like us, do you really want a Lamborghini Aventador LP700-4 but can’t quite afford one? Well perhaps a writing utensil of the same name will sooth the anxiety. Lamborghini has partnered up with exquisite pen...

Video: 2012 BMW M5 review previews

Sep 24, 2011

Various international publications have been given access to review the new 2012 BMW M5 already, and have provided us all with early preview video reviews. Here’s a couple of the latest. The 2012 BMW M5...

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