Performance News

BRABUS 800 E V12 Cabriolet: fastest 4-seat convertible in the world

Jul 09, 2011

BRABUS has just revealed its latest product. It’s called the BRABUS 800 E V12 Cabriolet and it’s based on the recently released Mercedes-Benz E-Class Cabriolet. Being a BRABUS, it’s no shy performer when it comes...

Video: BRABUS SLR McLaren does 150km/h in car park

Jul 08, 2011

Here’s an interesting video that has popped up on the www, it’s a BRABUS SLR McLaren Roadster doing 150km/h in a car park. The special Mercedes-Benz-based BRABUS SLR Roadster is apparently one of only four...

Lamborghini Gallardo Galaxy Warrior kit: yuck?

Jul 08, 2011

Tired of the natural good looks of your Lamborghini Gallardo? Why not ruin it with an ATS Automotive Lamborghini Gallardo Galaxy Warrior bodykit? This super-vulgar pack was found on a German classifieds website. Let’s go...

Video: Dacia Duster ‘No Limit’ at Pikes Peak

Jul 07, 2011

Dacia has released a nice video of the Dacia Duster ‘No Limit’ Pikes Peak race car onto YouTube. The car was used in the recent 2011 Pikes Peak International Hill Climb event a couple of...

Video: Nissan GT-R Switzer R1K-X package on dyno

Jul 06, 2011

Switzer, US-based Ohio tuning specialist, has come up with an R35 GT-R R1K-X package that takes power to an earth-shattering 1250hp at the wheels, or 932.5kW. Switzer has released a video of one of the...

Five awesome performance car YouTube videos

Jul 06, 2011

Here at PerformanceDrive, when we’re not reporting on the performance car world, driving, or straining the octane booster from our blood, we spend our relaxation time watching car-related videos. There’s nothing better than sitting down...

Toyota Celica gets fastest time at 2011 Goodwood Festival of Speed

Jul 06, 2011

A Toyota Celica GT-Four has posted the Fastest Time of the Day (FTD) with a time of 48.07 seconds at the 2011 Goodwood Festival of Speed Hillclimb event. Even though the West Sussex Goodwood event...

Edo Competition BMW M5 Touring Dark Edition

Jul 05, 2011

German automotive tuning specialist Edo Competition has released the E60 V10 BMW M5 Touring Dark Edition performance pack for for previous-generation V10 M5 wagon. Now this is what you call a family car. It’s got...

Bluebird Electric to break 500mph electric car land speed record

Jul 05, 2011

Bluebird Team, using a custom-made ‘Bluebird Electric’, have announced they are aiming to break the world land speed record for an electric car and hope to go past the 500mph-barrior (805km/h) in the next few...

Porsche 911 Turbo with Chevrolet LS1 V8 conversion

Jul 03, 2011

Here’s a strange conversion for you. It’s a Porsche 911 Turbo with a Chevrolet LS1 5.7-litre V8 mounted in the back. Never before have we seen such an interesting combination of Germany’s finest blended with...

Cummins Napier Railton replica at 2011 Goodwood Festival of Speed

Jun 30, 2011

Imagine rocking up to your local track day in this. It’s a replica of the Cummings Napier Railton racing car of 1933 and it will be on show at the 2011 Goodwood Festival of Speed...

2011 Pikes Peak International Hill Climb results: Monster Tajima breaks record

Jun 28, 2011

Nobuhiro Tajima, ‘Monster’ has just broken the world record at the 2011 Pikes Peak International Hill Climb with a time of 9:51.278. This gives the Pikes Peak master his sixth consecutive win for the Race...

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