Car News

2012 Chevrolet Camaro ZL1 to get 570hp-plus (425kW)

Jul 16, 2011

That’s right American muscle car lovers, the upcoming, 2012 Chevrolet Camaro ZL1 will apparently come with a 570hp-plus (425kW) V8 engine. This means it’ll give its main rival, the Ford Mustang GT500, a decent run...

New Lancia Stratos production blocked by Ferrari

Jul 15, 2011

Ferrari has announced it has “blocked” all possibilities of the new Lancia Stratos one-off special going into production. Yes, it would have been an expensive Stratos if it did make it into the showrooms but...

Ferrari reveals customization program

Jul 14, 2011

At a recent private event, Ferrari has unveiled a new Ferrari customization program available to customers wanting to individualise their Fezzas. The program includes almost infinite interior options and various exterior trimmings and colours. First...

Video: Mercedes-Benz World Silver Arrows drifting

Jul 14, 2011

Mercedes-Benz World has released a rather entertaining new advertising video campaign called ‘worth getting out of bed for’, using the Mercedes-Benz Silver Arrows driving team. The campaign is targeted at attracting enthusiasts to the Mercedes-Benz...

Video: Koenigsegg factory tour

Jul 14, 2011

While this Koenigsegg factory tour video might not show you how the supercar maker assembles the suspension, or show you how the hand-built engines come together, it is just a nice artistic insight behind the...

Porsche Design Shisha: what the?

Jul 13, 2011

The newly released Porsche Design Shisha is here. If you’re unfamiliar with the ‘shisha’, it’s commonly used in the Middle East as a smoking apparatus for flavoured tobacco. People from around the world use it...

New Porsche 928 (Porsche 929) on its way

Jul 13, 2011

Porsche is planning on releasing a new Porsche 928/Porsche 929 in 2014/2015. The car will be based on the next-generation Porsche Panamera platform, featuring a traditional front-engine, rear-drive large coupe layout. ‘Highly placed sources’ have...

Video: Audi R8 donuts on grass with 11-year-old driver

Jul 13, 2011

Words can’t really explain this. It’s a video of an 11-year-old boy who has been given permission to rip some donuts on a grass field in a Audi R8 supercar. The car is worth around...

Video: AMG Driving Academy (Seating Position)

Jul 12, 2011

Mercedes-Benz USA and the AMG Driving Academy has set up a nice video detailing its latest driving course stage called, the Seating Position. ‘Students’ of the course get to drive every model in the AMG...

Hyundai supercar on its way (rumour)

Jul 12, 2011

Hyundai is apparently working on an all-new, all-Hyundai supercar to rival the likes of the Porsche 911, Chevrolet Corvette and the Nissan GT-R. The best part is, since it is a Hyundai, it is expected...

Video: Lamborghini Gallardo LP 570-4 Spyder Performante review

Jul 12, 2011

Tiff Needell from Fifth Gear has just reviewed the awesome Lamborghini Gallardo LP 570-4 Spyder Performante. The Gallardo Performante is the drop-top version of the Lamborghini Gallardo LP 570-4 Superleggera. Tiff Needell seems to love...

Lamborghini ending manual transmission option

Jul 10, 2011

Yep, it was only a matter of time but Lamborghini has confirmed it will not be making a manual-transmission supercar in the future. The current Lamborghini Gallardo will be the last car the company offers...

  • performancedrive.com.au