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.

Hyundai N Roadster rendered, needs production version

Mar 23, 2019

Check out this for a cool rendering, and an interesting idea. It’s a designer’s vision of a Hyundai N Roadster, featuring some very appealing styling cues. Hyundai doesn’t currently produce a convertible or roadster sports...

Porsche Cayenne Coupe revealed, now on sale in Australia

Mar 22, 2019

Porsche joins the trendy coupe-SUV market with the introduction of the all-new Cayenne Coupe, based on the latest Cayenne and Cayenne Turbo. There was a time when even the thought of a Porsche SUV was...

Hyundai Kona Electric now on sale in Australia

Mar 22, 2019

Hyundai Australia has launched its second fully electric model, following the IONIQ late last year. Welcome to the Hyundai Kona Electric. It joins the market as the only electric model in the segment. Two variants...

2019 Hyundai Kona Electric review – Australian launch (video)

Mar 22, 2019

Hyundai looks set to completely change the game in both the SUV and electric vehicle market, with this, the new Hyundai Kona Electric. In a nutshell, it’s a purely electric version of the otherwise practical,...

BMW 2 Series Gran Coupe confirmed, gets UKL2 FWD platform

Mar 21, 2019

BMW is getting ready to unveil its first-ever 2 Series Gran Coupe to the world, and has sent out this teaser image to stir some excitement. Set to follow in the footsteps of the 4...

2020 Land Rover Defender spotted, extreme winter testing (video)

Mar 21, 2019

Land Rover has been spotted test driving a prototype version of the next-gen 2020 Land Rover Defender, up in the freezing conditions in Sweden. Thanks to the spy video, we get a good look at...

Kia Ceed crossover sketch previews striking new SUV

Mar 20, 2019

Kia has sent out a teaser image of its first-ever Ceed crossover, previewing a new model for the small SUV market segment. The company says designers have been given freedom to explore new body styles...

2020 Mercedes-Benz GLC Coupe revealed, gets EQ Boost technology

Mar 20, 2019

The Mercedes-Benz GLC Coupe has come in for a mild facelift, bringing in minor design revisions, more advanced technology, and some updated powertrains. Perhaps the biggest news from a technical perspective is the introduction of...

Mitsubishi Triton concept previewed, to inspire new rugged variant?

Mar 20, 2019

Mitsubishi is planning to unveil a “special show model” version of the new Triton next week at the Bangkok International Motor Show. A teaser has been released to create some excitement. Not much is confirmed...

2019 Mazda CX-8 update now on sale in Australia

Mar 20, 2019

Mazda Australia is boosting the standard equipment list for the CX-8 7-seat SUV, following its initial launch in July last year. The boosted valued comes thanks to tech upgrades and more advanced driving systems. Two...

2020 Jaguar F-PACE 300 Sport, Chequered Flag editions announced

Mar 20, 2019

Following in the footsteps of the Jaguar XE 300 Sport, the British marque has now announced the F-PACE 300 Sport and Chequered Flag special editions. These will arrive in Australia later this year. The F-PACE...

2019 Subaru BRZ Premium review (video)

Mar 19, 2019

The Subaru BRZ needs no introduction. It’s the brother of one of the most popular sports cars of this decade, and remains as the most affordable and one of the most genuine rear-wheel drive driver’s...

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