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Volvo 240 GL LS1 V8 conversion project: Part 11 – engine install

Feb 02, 2017

It’s been a while since our last update on the Volvo 240GL LS1 V8 project car, but you needn’t worry, it is still in development. Over the Xmas break we had some delays, with all...

2017 Summernats 30, biggest ever – highlights (with mega gallery)

Feb 01, 2017

Love muscle cars, burnouts, and Australia’s hot weather? You must have went to Summernats 30 in Canberra a few weeks ago. If the answer is no to either of these but you’re still intrigued, we’ve...

Top 10 engine conversion ideas for production cars: Vol. 2

Jan 16, 2017

Following on from our popular Top 10 engine conversion ideas for production cars feature (one of which resulted in a controversial Cruze A9X photoshop), we’ve revisited the idea with some fresh candidates. The trend of...

Top 10 Best 7-seat SUVs coming to Australia in 2017-2018

Dec 27, 2016

When it comes to moving seven or more adults, there are two options on the Australian market. A space-efficient people mover or a high-riding versatile SUV. While both categories are on the rise, Australians overwhelmingly...

Top 10 ways people could move in the future

Nov 24, 2016

It’s always fun to speculate about how we as a species could move around in the future. Cars as an extension of human travel are undergoing unprecedented metamorphosis in every possible way; up, faster, nomadic,...

2016 SEMA Show highlights (mega gallery)

Nov 17, 2016

We’re a bit late with this one but if you didn’t get a chance to check out the action from this year’s 2016 SEMA Show in Las Vegas a couple of weeks ago, here’s big...

Volvo 240 GL LS1 V8 conversion project: Part 10 – reassemble

Oct 14, 2016

We’ve hit a milestone. Our Volvo 240 GL LS1 V8 conversion project is now on its downhill run as we start putting everything back together. To refresh your memory, Part 9 of the project was...

Top 10 TV & movie scenes featuring a Ford Falcon

Oct 10, 2016

In its 56-year career, the Ford Falcon became a cultural icon for many obvious reasons before local production sadly came to an end last Friday. The Falcon was the taxi of choice for decades for...

Forza Horizon 3 gameplay review

Oct 01, 2016

Forza Horizon 3 has finally landed on XBOX One and PC, and PerformanceDrive has accrued several hours of wheel time to give you a taste of this year’s most anticipated racing game. As we’ve already...

2016 Paris Motor Show highlights (mega gallery)

Sep 30, 2016

The 2016 Paris Motor Show is in full swing once again. Every two years, the city of love is swarmed with automotive press clamouring to see the concept and production cars of tomorrow. This year...

Top 20 Best SUVs coming to Australia in 2017-2018

Sep 25, 2016

Australian car shoppers are generally a well-researched and intelligent bunch of people, trawling the internet for the best option before plonking down any hard-earned cash. Whether you want the best small SUV, best medium SUV...

Saying goodbye to LPG with Falcon/Commodore – why isn’t it a popular fuel?

Sep 15, 2016

LPG is a locally-sourced fuel which is dwindling into insignificance now that the abolition of government incentives and subsidies has condemned it to sales extinction. A cursory look over the sales charts reveals total LPG...

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