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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.

TVR planning 4 new models, design input from Gordon Murray

Jun 04, 2015

British sports car legend TVR’s comeback is well under way, with some automotive legends getting on board as well. Wrested from young Russian billionaire Nikolai Smolenski in 2013, the Blackpool-based manufacturer is planning a comeback...

Toyota trademarks ‘S-FR’ badge, reserved for new Supra?

Jun 04, 2015

Adding fuel to the already smouldering cauldron of speculation surrounding a Supra revival, Toyota yesterday trademarked the ‘S-FR’ name, which could be used on a future vehicle. Whether Toyota seeks to capitalise on the Supra’s...

2015 BMW 1 Series facelift on sale in Australia from $36,900

Jun 03, 2015

Australian pricing has today been announced for the facelifted 2015 BMW 1 Series, which the Bavarian giant is calling “one of the most comprehensive” mid-cycle updates in recent BMW history. The facelift, which was penned...

Alfa Romeo to drop QV name for Giulietta & MiTo, use ‘Veloce’ instead

Jun 03, 2015

International reports are surfacing about the naming strategy Alfa Romeo plans to use for its future performance variants. Presently, the MiTo and Giulietta sports models are called Quadrofoglio Verde (green four-leaf clover) – an historical...

2016 Ford Mustang GT350 specs revealed, 8250rpm flat-plane V8

Jun 03, 2015

Ford has revealed the specifications of its high-performance 2016 GT350 and GT350R Shelby Mustang muscle cars, and has shown the official dyno chart at a special event in the US. At 392kW and 581Nm ,...

PSC Motors SP-200 SIN revealed in more detail, designed by 15yo

Jun 03, 2015

Check out the PSC Motors SP 200-SIN. It’s the latest in a string of hypercars earmarked for production next year, as previewed last week. What sets this one apart is that it was designed by...

SRT Tomahawk Vision GT concept revealed, up to 1931kW

Jun 03, 2015

When Gran Turismo 6 creators Polyphony asked a selection of manufacturers to create their own no-holds barred ‘Vision Gran Turismo’ virtual racing cars, little did they know beasts like this would be created; the SRT...

2016 BMW X1 officially unveiled, new FWD platform

Jun 03, 2015

One of the most hotly-anticipated new car releases of this year, the all-new F48 2016 BMW X1 has been premiered by BMW today. It is the second BMW to use the UKL front-wheel drive platform,...

Video: 1000hp Chev LSX-powered Willys Jeep is insane

Jun 02, 2015

The Willy’s Jeep has fought hard for a place in history as a light and simple military vehicle that soldiers could depend on. Honest, slow, hard-riding and patriotic. Like a friendly, loyal mule. When you...

12,000hp hypercar lineup gather for ‘Impressive Wrap’ launch

Jun 02, 2015

Wanna see what 12,000 hp looks like? Feast your eyes, folks. That’s 8.9 megawatts of blistering supercar porn right there. American exotic car tuner and vinyl wrapper Impressive Wrap has just opened a new outlet...

Video: Sleeper Holden VL Calais turbo produces 734kW ATW

Jun 02, 2015

Australia has a diverse array of VL Commodores tuned to ridiculous levels, running ridiculous quarter-mile times and showing staggering dyno numbers. Enter the D’Annello Performance VL Calais turbo. What sets the D’Annello Performance VL Calais...

Top 10 Best SUVs coming to Australia in 2015-2016

Jun 02, 2015

The popularity of Sports Utility Vehicle (SUV) is well documented and ever-rising. With more and more Aussies enjoying the higher driving position and packaging of an SUV, we thought we’d compile a list of the...

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