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.

Alfa Romeo Giulia ‘GTA’ special edition on the way, 460kW – rumour

Jan 23, 2020

Rumour has it Alfa Romeo could be planning a special edition Giulia Quadrifoglio later this year to help celebrate the brand’s 110th anniversary, with word suggesting it will be called the Giulia GTA. Yes, the...

2020 Toyota Yaris hybrid on sale in Australia in May, 3.3L/100km

Jan 23, 2020

Toyota Australia is announcing some initial details of the all-new 2020 Yaris, which will go on sale here in May. It claims the model, thanks to a new hybrid package, will become the brand’s most...

2020 Nissan 370Z 50th Anniversary Edition review (video)

Jan 23, 2020

There aren’t many iconic cars on sale anymore. Not affordable ones, anyway. Most of the cool stuff has seemingly been flushed out by new crossovers and SUVs due to a shift in customer demand. The...

BMW Australia adds Pure variants to X2 M35i, M340i, X5/X6 M50i

Jan 22, 2020

BMW Australia is making it easier for buyers to jump into M Performance models, announcing new Pure variants for its latest lineup. The Pure philosophy is carried over from the proper M models. Specifically, there’s...

Pre-production BMW i4 to debut at Geneva show, 390kW EV – report

Jan 22, 2020

BMW is reportedly preparing to unveil the i4 at the 2020 Geneva motor show this March, although, it is said to be a pre-production concept that’s not quite wearing the full production trim. According to...

2021 Ford Bronco prototype spotted, with production body? (video)

Jan 22, 2020

Ford has been spotted test driving what is believed to be a prototype version of the all-new, 2021 Bronco. And it wears what is also believed to be the production design body. We’ve seen prototypes...

PerformanceDrive’s Top 10 Cars of 2019

Jan 22, 2020

Just as 2020 swings into full stride, we thought we’d take a look back over some of the highlight vehicles of 2019. Think of it as like our ‘car of the year’ awards, with no...

All Subaru models to feature “electrification” by mid-2030

Jan 21, 2020

Subaru has set out aggressive plans to electrify all of its range, with a target of at least 40 per cent of its global sales to comprise of electrified vehicles by 2030. A fully electric...

Hyundai Kona Electric sets highest altitude world record in Tibet

Jan 21, 2020

Hyundai has set a new Guinness World Record with its Kona Electric small SUV, taking the EV higher than any other production electric vehicle in the world. It reached over 5.7km above sea level. The...

2021 Land Rover Discovery update to bring hybrid tech – report

Jan 20, 2020

The Land Rover Discovery will go through a mid-life update soon, and according to a European report there is going to be a big advancement in powertrain technology for the iconic, seven-seat off-roader. According to...

2020 Fiat 500 update now on sale in Australia

Jan 20, 2020

Looking to buy a new city car? You might be interested to hear Fiat Australia has just announced some updates with the launch of its 2020 Fiat 500 range, bringing in more tech and convenience...

2021 Nissan Z car to feature 240Z styling, VR30 twin-turbo V6 – report

Jan 20, 2020

Some details of the next-gen Nissan Z car are coming through, with a recent US report saying Nissan is going back to Z car roots for the next model. It isn’t expected to arrive on...