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Mitchell is a contributing journalist and features writer at PerformanceDrive. He has been a passionate petrol-head from a very young age. He is excited by the future of the industry, and considers himself as a bit of a fanatic when it comes to the technical aspects of cars. He is also fascinated by new cars that are popping up in developing markets.

2017 Haval H6 revealed with platform & interior

Feb 28, 2017

Haval looks to have taken a big leap forward with the design of the all-new, 2017 Haval H6, which is the Chinese company’s mid-size SUV offering. Styled by ex-BMW designer Pierre Leclercq, the H6 breaks...

Electric MINI could be built in Germany, due to Brexit – report

Feb 28, 2017

According to German publication Handelsblatt, the electric MINI Cooper, due in 2019, might not be built in Britain but may in fact be built in the fatherland by BMW. The report suggests that initial plans...

2017 Alpina B5 Bi-Turbo Touring previewed, sliding about (video)

Feb 27, 2017

Alpina, the legendary German tuning brand which specialises in BMWs, recently made its creations available to Australians, as bespoke alternatives to BMW M vehicles. Recently, the B5 Bi-Turbo was teased, based on the latest G30...

2018 Hyundai Sonata sketches show aggressive new face

Feb 27, 2017

The Hyundai Sonata is about to undergo a dramatic facelift that will transform it from today’s conservatively-styled car to something altogether more upmarket and prestige. Similar to the Korean-market Hyundai Azera/Grandeur we showed you recently,...

Bentley considering smaller SUV, beneath Bentayga – report

Feb 27, 2017

Bentley appears closer to deciding its next model line, with the sultry EXP 10 Speed 6 coupe shown at the 2015 Geneva Show unlikely to see the light of day. The Crewe-based ultra-luxury carmaker only...

For Sale: Fake Bugatti Veyron – asking too much?

Feb 27, 2017

At a glance, this is just another ordinary Bugatti Veyron – the VW Group’s crown jewel – and the 16-cylinder low-flying jet that finally dethroned the all-conquering McLaren F1’s fastest production car title. Closer inspection...

Peugeot Instinct concept leaks online ahead Geneva debut

Feb 26, 2017

A new Peugeot concept bound for the Geneva Motor Show on March 7 has been leaked by a French car forum more than a week before it is scheduled to make its public debut. Dubbed...

2018 Volvo XC60 previewed, gets ‘Thor hammer’ headlights

Feb 26, 2017

Volvo has an extremely packed year in terms of product reveals, with the second-gen XC60 to be unveiled at the Geneva Motor Show on March 7. After that, the XC40 is expected to debut at...

Lighter weight Ford GT ‘Competition Series’ announced

Feb 26, 2017

Ford’s new 2017 GT supercar is already a very hardcore piece of gear, with 482kW and 745Nm propelling its lithe, 1363kg carbon-fibre body thanks to a 3.5-litre Ecoboost twin-turbo V6. Now comes the Competition Series,...

2017 Ford Fiesta ST officially revealed, gets 1.5T 3cyl

Feb 26, 2017

The Ford Fiesta ST has a well-earned reputation as one of the most fun-to-drive and best value-for-money performance cars money can buy. After the seventh-generation Fiesta was revealed last November, Ford has now taken the...

For Sale: Mini Cooper with Honda B16 engine conversion

Feb 25, 2017

Today’s Cool Find comes from the US of A. It’s a 1972 Austin Mini with a Honda VTEC engine inside. The VTEC engine in question is not the grand daddy F20 normally seen in the...

Top 10 most economical cars on sale in Australia

Feb 25, 2017

When purchasing a motor car, the most common recurring cost is filling up. As such, there have been many technological advances lately to get the litres consumed per 100km figure (L/100km) down to previously unheard-of...

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