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.

Audi to unveil new concept car at 2016 CES in January

Dec 03, 2015

Ingolstadt-based luxury car manufacturer Audi has signalled its intent to show a mysterious concept car at next year’s Consumer Electronics Show (CES ) in Las Vegas in January. In the last few years, automakers have...

McLaren MSO could build SUV, but only as custom order – report

Dec 03, 2015

McLaren’s bespoke Special Operations division says a four-seat SUV could be on the cards, at a cost of “millions and millions of pounds”. McLaren Special Operations builds expensive one-off vehicles for customers, such as the...

2015 Mazda2 Maxx sedan review (video)

Dec 03, 2015

When it comes to aesthetics, small B-segment sedans are the automotive equivalent of those deformed fish creatures you might find in the Mariana Trench. Usually designed from the outset as a hatchback, a boot is...

Australian car manufacturing set to continue after 2017

Nov 30, 2015

The Australian motor industry may be given a new lease on life, if a number of proposals by different companies are realised. With a change in government, a falling Australian dollar, support from independent senators...

Top 10 Best 7-seat SUVs coming to Australia in 2015-2016

Nov 28, 2015

So you’re an automotive enthusiast but you’ve got a penchant for spawning several rugrats, and it’s time to trawl through the list of suitable conveyances you’re now limited to. Over a decade ago, this was...

2015 Chrysler 300C Luxury review (video)

Nov 27, 2015

The Chrysler 300C has made a big impact on the world since its introduction in 2005. The first-generation found favour with famous rappers and celebrities alike, with its chiselled, square lines, shallow glasshouse and blistered...

Volvo developing future car technologies with Microsoft

Nov 23, 2015

A collaboration between computer system giant Microsoft and Scandinavian luxury and vehicle safety expert Volvo has today been announced, furthering the Swedish company’s ambition to have zero fatalities in its vehicles by 2020. Microsoft’s HoloLens...

Tesla Model S recalled for potential seat belt fault, all 90,000 affected

Nov 23, 2015

Tesla has issued a voluntary recall for all Model S examples sold around the world to inspect a potential seatbelt problem discovered by one European owner. Tesla’s Model S has been a runaway success since...

Porsche Boxster GTS stolen, police chase doesn’t end well (video)

Nov 23, 2015

Here’s a story that will inspire either sympathy or schadenfreude. A brand-new, UK-delivered Porsche Boxster GTS met its untimely end recently in the hands of 20-year-old car thief. Aiden John O’Brien-Daniels, the eager criminal, was...

Future BMW 8 Series renderings show potential

Nov 20, 2015

South African freelance designer Giom Mouton has gained attention online with a stunning proposal for an elegant and large coupe, envisaged as a potential future 8 Series. The 3D renderings revive the 8 Series moniker;...

BMW Compact Sedan Concept revealed, previews 1 Series sedan

Nov 20, 2015

BMW has used the Guangzhou Auto Exhibition running from November 20th to 23rd to preview a future entry-level sedan with the Compact Sedan Concept. The product expected to manifest from the show car is a...

Local Motors unveils LM3D Swim; production-ready 3D-printed car

Nov 04, 2015

As part of its commitment to bring 3D-printed cars to the mass market, Local Motors today unveiled the LM3D Swim; a fully homologated production version of the Project Redacted competition-winning entry by Kevin Lo. Unveiled...

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