Car Reviews

2018 Lexus RX 350L Sports Luxury review (video)

Jun 20, 2018

Lexus is finally competing in the demanding 7-seat crossover market segment, thanks to the introduction of the RX L. This is not just a regular RX with two additional seats shoved in the back. It’s...

2018 Nissan Navara ST-X review

Jun 18, 2018

The 2018 Nissan Navara Series III comes with some impressive updates that are aimed to make the Thailand-built ute a more enjoyable drive. Some models now come with added safety tech, including a 360-degree camera...

2018 Porsche Cayenne review – Australian launch (videos)

Jun 14, 2018

It’s the most popular Porsche currently on sale. And although it might not be a sportscar in the company’s traditional sense, the 2018 Cayenne is the fastest and most capable production SUV it has ever...

2018 BMW X2 sDrive20i M Sport review (video)

Jun 13, 2018

Welcome to the sporty new BMW X2. Think of it as the little brother to the X6 and X4 in the coupe-style SUV range, and the sportier alternative to the X1. Its target market is...

2018 Peugeot 3008 Allure review (video)

Jun 07, 2018

Peugeot is boosting its market presence by beefing up its SUV offerings. Sitting in the medium-size segment, the new Peugeot 3008 promises practicality, design and technology to compete against the likes of the Mazda CX-5...

2018 Citroen C3 review (video)

Jun 04, 2018

Say hello to the 2018 Citroen C3. It’s a cute little thing, isn’t it? This is the French company’s answer to vehicles such as the Toyota Yaris and Mazda2, and, more directly, the premium Audi...

2018 Jeep Grand Cherokee Trackhawk review – Australian launch (video)

Jun 01, 2018

Turning petrol into noise and energy is easy. Turning petrol into this much noise and this much energy is not so easy. Here, Jeep has not only created a 700hp road-legal vehicle, it has also...

2018 Mazda6 review – Australian launch

May 31, 2018

Mature elegance, Mazda calls it. The new theme for the refreshed 2018 Mazda6, which has just launched in Australia. Mature it might be, but it’s also got a juvenile side thanks to a powerful new...

2018 Nissan 370Z review (video)

May 30, 2018

The Nissan 370Z was one of the first cars we reviewed at PerformanceDrive, way back when we launched in 2011. Move along to the present and we’ve been thrown the keys to a 2018 Nissan...

2018 Mazda CX-5 diesel review – Touring & GT (video)

May 28, 2018

Australians can’t get enough of the Mazda CX-5. It’s been the best-selling SUV for five years straight. And now some refinements have been administered to make sure it remains the top pick. Do the updates...

2018 Holden Calais Tourer vs Subaru Outback 3.6R: Adventure wagon comparison (video)

May 22, 2018

So, here we have two very unlikely rivals. From Japan it’s arguably the pioneer of the jumped-up wagon vehicle style, the Subaru Outback, and from Germany we have the all-new Holden Calais V Tourer. Both...

2018 Nissan Patrol Ti-L review (video)

May 15, 2018

Do you need an SUV with more interior space than a house? Perhaps you also want the power of god almighty to effortlessly propel you across any terrain that you come across? Well, here is...

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