All posts by Brett Davis

Brett is the editor and founder of PerformanceDrive. He's obsessed with driving, having played with Matchbox cars until he was tall enough to drive a real one. After initially working as a mechanic, Brett earned a degree in journalism and entered media as an editorial assistant at Top Gear Australia magazine. He then worked at CarAdvice.com.au. His dream is to live next door to the Nurburgring in Germany.

Porsche tops US 2018 J.D. Power Sales Satisfaction Index

Nov 15, 2018

Porsche has topped the US 2018 J.D. Power Sales Satisfaction Index study for luxury car brands, jumping three spots from last year. MINI came out on top for the mass market car brands. This is...

2019 TVR Griffith makes a dirty noise in new track video

Nov 15, 2018

The new TVR Griffith hasn’t really been in the spotlight since all the hype of its initial debut last year. But now it’s back in a fresh new video, showing off its V8 growl and...

2020 Jeep Gladiator pickup revealed via leaked images

Nov 15, 2018

The first images of the new Jeep Gladiator pickup have surfaced online, essentially confirming the name for the new body style for the iconic off-roader. Previously thought to be named the Jeep Scambler, the Gladiator...

BMW 118i & 125i Shadow Edition now on sale in Australia

Nov 15, 2018

BMW Australia is spicing up the 1 Series range with the launch of two special edition models. Introducing the 118i and 125i Shadow Edition. These special editions are based on the M Sport ‘Shadow Line’...

Hyundai in contention for WRC title at 2018 Rally Australia

Nov 14, 2018

Hyundai Motorsport is getting ready for the FIA World Rally Championship finale this weekend, taking place in Coffs Harbour for the 2018 Rally Australia. The team is currently in second place behind Toyota, with just...

HRE developing insane titanium 3D-printed wheels (video)

Nov 14, 2018

You’ve probably heard of 3D-printed objects by now, such as toys and little gadgets. Well, it seems the next big thing for the technology could be aftermarket wheels. Wheel producer HRE is already looking into...

Kia Picanto X-Line special edition announced in Australia

Nov 14, 2018

A new special edition is being launched by Kia Australia, based on the petite Picanto, called the Picanto X-Line. It comes in as the new Australian Open Special Edition. It’s based on the Picanto GT-Line,...

2020 Range Rover Evoque previewed with art sculptures

Nov 14, 2018

Range Rover is getting ready to unveil the next-gen 2020 Evoque and has created an art installation to give us a glimpse of the new model’s design. The SUV will debut in full towards the...

Aston Martin DBX named confirmed, first prototype hits the mud

Nov 14, 2018

The first Aston Martin DBX prototype has begun testing, with images giving us the best look yet at the super-luxury SUV. The company has also confirmed the model will be called the DBX. Previously thought...

2020 Ford ‘baby Bronco’ revealed during presentation?

Nov 14, 2018

Images of what is believed to be the new 2020 Ford Bronco or the ‘baby Bronco’ have surfaced online, potentially showing the new off-roader for the first time. The images apparently appeared on a Ford...

2019 BMW M340i revealed in full, 0-100km/h in 4.4 seconds

Nov 13, 2018

Before the 2020 BMW M3 comes along, the most powerful and fastest version of the new 3 Series will be the M340i xDrive. It will make its official debut at the Los Angeles Auto Show...

Jaguar creates F-Type rally car concepts, tribute to XK 120

Nov 13, 2018

Jaguar is celebrating 70 years of sports cars and has created two unique F-Type rally cars to pay homage to the XK 120 which competed in the RAC, Tulip and Alpine rallies of yesteryear. When...

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