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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 Holden Commodore SS V Redline Ute review (video)

Jun 15, 2017

The 2017 Holden Commodore SS V Redline Ute is a significant car for many unfortunate reasons. It is the full stop on a story that began 83 years ago with the first ute, and 69...

Aston Martin Vantage AMR is last hurrah for current-gen model

Jun 14, 2017

To see it out before an all-new model debuts soon, Aston Martin has launched the Vantage AMR, of which only 300 are to be built. AMR, as many of you may know, stands for Aston...

Forza Motorsport 7 coming soon, official trailer released (video)

Jun 14, 2017

With the upcoming releases of Need For Speed: Payback and Gran Turismo Sport, Microsoft and Turn 10 Studios have decided not to cop it lying down, with the announcement of Forza Motorsport 7 at the...

Tesla Model Y rendered, based on teaser (video)

Jun 14, 2017

To appreciate the sheer sorcery of Photoshop you must spend time watching an expert weave his magic and bring to life the impossible. As is the case with this Tesla Model Y rendering based on...

2018 Jaguar XF Sportbrake officially revealed

Jun 14, 2017

After months of tantalising teasers, the second-gen, 2018 Jaguar XF Sportbrake has fully emerged, ushering in what could be the sexiest wagon in the segment. With a drag-coefficient of 0.29, it’s certainly one of the...

Toyota Cresta with Barra Ford Falcon engine makes awesome sleeper (video)

Jun 14, 2017

The boys at Mighty Car Mods have well and truly outdone themselves this time, installing one of Australia’s favourite motors, the ‘Barra’ inline six from the Ford Falcon, into a classic JDM Toyota Cresta. Marty...

Lamborghini Gallardo getting 26B rotary conversion

Jun 13, 2017

When it comes to engine swaps, exotic cars like Ferraris and Lamborghinis are sacred ground, invoking ire if someone dares to remove their precision-crafted hearts. Case-in-point, the VW Jetta-powered Lamborghini in our Top 10 strangest...

Citroen C3 Aircross unveiled, replaces C3 Picasso

Jun 13, 2017

Say bonjour and sacre bleu to Citroen’s wacky new C3 Aircross; the French carmaker’s latest shot at the small SUV sector. The C3 Aircross replaces the outgoing C3 Picasso MPV and utilises PSA’s EMP2 platform...

Fisker EMotion revealed on Twitter, new fully electric sports car

Jun 13, 2017

Henrik Fisker’s newest car, the fully electric Fisker EMotion, has debuted on Twitter, with 643km of range and a top speed of 260km/h. Fisker, who was responsible for the styling of some Aston Martins and...

Hyundai Kona officially revealed, 130kW turbo flagship confirmed

Jun 13, 2017

Shots are fired as Hyundai unveils its competitor in the all-important small SUV segment, with the new Kona. The Kona will give the South Korean brand a competitor to the Nissan Juke, Mazda CX-3 and...

2018 Honda Accord 1.5L & 2.0L turbo engines confirmed

Jun 12, 2017

The tenth-gen 2018 Honda Accord will launch in the U.S. later this year, with a local launch expected to follow shortly thereafter. It will come with three new engine options including two turbo units. The car...

Killa Special Vehicles develops V8 Holden Colorado conversion kit

Jun 12, 2017

The Holden Commodore and Ute range end production in October this year. After that there’s no way to buy a new Holden V8 ute in Australia. Right? Wrong. HSV are said to be working on...

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