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.

For Sale: Ultra-rare 1972 Lamborghini Miura SV, travelled just 5759km

Apr 04, 2020

Looking to invest in something that will likely give you a high return in the future? A classic car could be a great option. And when it comes to classic cars, the rarer the better....

2021 Hyundai i20 N spotted at Nurburgring, sounds like 3CYL? (video)

Apr 03, 2020

Hyundai has been spotted on video, if only briefly, testing a prototype version of the upcoming i20 N on the Nurburgring. The test mule appears to be wearing its production body, albeit wrapped in disorienting...

Mazda celebrates 100th anniversary with special editions

Apr 03, 2020

Mazda passes its 100th anniversary this year and to celebrate it is launching a range of special edition models, spanning across its entire fleet of vehicles. The Japanese company was founded back in January, 1920,...

Australian vehicle sales for March 2020 (VFACTS)

Apr 03, 2020

Well, we all knew it was going to be pretty bad. Australian vehicles sales for March 2020, according to the latest VFACTS figures which count new vehicle registrations, show yet more of the worrying economic...

Honda to borrow GM’s EV platform for 2 new electric vehicles

Apr 03, 2020

Honda and General Motors have entered into an agreement which will see the two auto giants co-develop two electric vehicles, which will be built by GM and sold by Honda. The plan is for the...

2020 Kia Carnival Platinum diesel review (video)

Apr 02, 2020

When it comes to the job of carting lots of people around in a vehicle, MPVs and people movers are simply the best at it. They probably always will be, despite the influx of SUVs...

2020 Suzuki Swift Sport Series II announced for Australia

Apr 02, 2020

Suzuki Australia has today confirmed it will soon introduce the 2020 Suzuki Swift Sport Series II. It’s the first update since the all-new model was launched back in 2018. Firstly, we’ll highlight that there are...

G-Power announces potent BMW M8 tuning kits, up to 820hp

Apr 02, 2020

Renowned BMW tuner G-Power has just announced its latest go-faster kit, this time working on the all-new BMW M8 flagship. And interestingly, it is using the convertible version to showcase the potential options. In standard...

Hyundai envisions Palisade N, NEXO N performance variants

Apr 02, 2020

Hyundai’s N performance division has created some digital depictions of some future N model ideas for April Fool’s humour, with cars including a NEXO N, Palisade N, and Prophecy N. These are just digital renderings...

2020 BMW X3 M Competition review (video)

Apr 02, 2020

As much as we all pretend to hate and even force ourselves to refuse to accept SUVs as viable and appealing products, they are the most popular vehicle style of all. And fortunately for those...

Toyota ‘GR Corolla’ trade mark application filed in Australia

Apr 01, 2020

A trade mark application for the name ‘GR Corolla’ has been found on the Australian Intellectual Property database, potentially hinting a hot hatch version of Toyota’s popular small car. While trade marks aren’t always a...

Lego creates Dom’s 1970 Dodge Charger R/T from Fast & Furious

Apr 01, 2020

Fast & Furious fans will love this one. It’s an official Lego Technic model of Dom Toretto’s (played by Vin Diesel) 1970 Dodge Charger R/T that famously drag raced Brian O’Conner (played by Paul Walker)...