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Honda CR-Z Mugen RR Concept at Goodwood Festival

Jul 06, 2011

Honda has pulled the wraps off a brand new Honda CR-Z Mugen RR Concept at the 2011 Goodwood Festival of Speed. The car features an obvious chunky bodykit and could include some engine performance upgrades. Although...

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 with...

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 attracts...

Aston Martin V12 Zagato production of 150, Australia confirmed

Jul 06, 2011

The stunning Aston Martin V12 Zagato has not only been confirmed for production, 150 will be built and some will make it to Australian showrooms. Is this the greatest news to come out of Aston Martin...

For Sale: Ferrari F40 LM-spec road legal

Jul 06, 2011

Now you’re cooking with gas. Today we find a Ferrari F40 LM-specified, restored and rebuilt racer for sale. The Jameslist ad that we found on this car says it has been built with an “unlimited budget”...

Video: Lamborghini Aventador ‘Quality’ promo

Jul 05, 2011

Lamborghini has released a new Lamborghini Aventador ‘Quality’ promotional video, showing off some of the attention to detail Lamborghini engineers go to. It starts out by showing how the design of the Aventador was formed using...

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 attitude,...

Video: Porsche 911 GT2 RS up Goodwood Hillclimb with Chris Harris

Jul 05, 2011

Porsche recently handed the keys to a new Porsche 911 GT2 RS to Chris Harris and told him to give it the beans at the Goodwood Festival of Speed in England last weekend. Porsche has just...

Next Mazda MX-5 to get turbocharged engine

Jul 05, 2011

The next-generation 2013/2014 Mazda MX-5 will get a turbo four-cylinder powerplant and could weigh as little as 800kg, according to international reports. This could mean the new Mazda MX-5 will come with a significantly improved power-to-weight...

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 years....

Video: BMW 1 Series M Coupe drifting on building helipad

Jul 05, 2011

Don’t try this at home kids, or on anyone’s building. BMW Canada recently released a couple of interesting promo films. The first of which involves a BMW 1 Series M Coupe drifting on the world’s tallest...

2012 Mercedes-Benz C 63 AMG Coupe for Australian launch in September

Jul 04, 2011

With a long line of AMG coupes before it, the Mercedes-Benz C 63 AMG Coupe will be an exciting new arrival. Given the sedans hero status amongst car fanatics, we’re sure it’ll be a hit here...