All posts by Mitchell Jones

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.

Suzuki Swift global sales hit 6 million milestone

May 14, 2018

Suzuki has cause to celebrate, racking up over six million cumulative worldwide sales of its beloved Swift B-segment small car. The lovable little terrier is sold across 158 countries with the new-age version taking on...

2018 Alfa Romeo Giulia Super diesel (video)

Apr 23, 2018

The Alfa Romeo Giulia is a car we’ve been eager to get our hands on for a while. It’s Alfa Romeo’s all-new medium executive sedan, ready to fight against the traditional German triumvirate of Audi...

2018 Isuzu D-Max & MU-X review – Australian launch

Apr 20, 2018

Isuzu has announced a raft of updates for its D-Max and MU-X range for the 2018 model year, on the back of staggering growth over the last few years, and following feedback from Australian customers....

2018 Kia Stinger 330Si review (video)

Apr 14, 2018

The 2018 Kia Stinger 330Si high-performance fastback comes at a critical nexus in the history of the Australian vehicle market. 2018 feels like a dystopian year to be a red-blooded petrolhead. No more Aussie V8s....

2019 Kia K900 luxury flagship redesign to debut at New York show

Mar 09, 2018

Sketches of Kia’s facelifted flagship luxury sedan, the 2019 Kia K900, have emerged, showing a more elegant and imposing vehicle than the current model. Not available in Australia, the K900 is a rival to the...

For Sale: Holden VN Commodore powered by Rolls-Royce jet engine

Mar 09, 2018

For such a ubiquitous and sometimes joked-about car, we sure have featured our fair share of interesting and wacky VN Commodores. 2.0-litre four-cylinder versions sent to New Zealand, an immaculate SS Group A for $265,000,...

2019 Volvo S60 caught naked ahead of mid-year unveiling

Mar 09, 2018

The 2019 Volvo S60 has been sprung fully undisguised months ahead of its scheduled debut, and weeks after its wagon counterpart, the new V60, was officially revealed by the Swedish automaker. Swedish automotive website Taknikens...

2019 Nissan Altima previewed ahead New York auto show debut

Mar 09, 2018

The 2019 Nissan Altima medium sedan has been previewed via an official sketch ahead of the car’s full unveiling at the 2018 New York Motor Show, which runs from March 30 to April 8. From...

Audi e-tron quattro prototype previews Ingolstadt’s electric SUV

Mar 08, 2018

The 2019 Audi e-tron quattro prototype has debuted at the 2018 Geneva Motor Show with a funky camouflage paint scheme. The electric SUV is currently undergoing testing before hitting the European market at the end...

2018 MG ZS Essence review (video)

Mar 08, 2018

The 2018 MG ZS Essence is a very interesting vehicle on many fronts and appears to be a step forward for what we’ve come to expect from small Chinese cars. As MG has been on-and-off...

Aston Martin Valkyrie AMR Pro lands in Geneva from outer space

Mar 08, 2018

The wraps are off the Aston Martin Valkyrie AMR Pro, which we first brought you sketches of in November of last year, building the regular Valkyrie and its insane performance. The Valkyrie is one of...

Lagonda Vision concept swoops into Geneva from the future

Mar 08, 2018

Aston Martin has surprised 2018 Geneva Motor Show attendees with an enigmatic debut from its storied sub-brand Lagonda, revealing the Lagonda Vision concept. The Lagonda Vision concept depicts a forward-looking sedan from the not-too-distant-future, where...

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