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.

2020 Chevrolet Corvette C8 image surfaces, looks fast in latest spy video

Jul 10, 2019

Some more details are coming through regarding the all-new mid-engined Chevrolet Corvette C8, ahead of its official reveal locked in for next week. The 2020 Corvette C8 is turning out to be one of the...

2020 Jaguar F-Type spotted, using BMW 4.4TT V8? (video)

Jul 10, 2019

Jaguar has been spotted testing various prototypes of the next-gen 2020 F-Type out on the Nurburgring in Germany. These provide some clues as to what’s in store for the new model. In the video below...

MINI Cooper SE unveiled as first fully electric model

Jul 10, 2019

Welcome to the MINI Cooper SE. Otherwise known as the first fully electric series production model from the iconic British, BMW-owned small car brand. The MINI Cooper SE is not only the first electric MINI,...

2019 Audi A6 now on sale in Australia

Jul 09, 2019

Executive sedan buyers will be interested to hear the all-new 2019 Audi A6 will finally hit Australian showrooms next month. It promises a perfect balance of sporty presence, refinement, and innovation, according to Audi. It...

Hyundai previews “all-new model” for Europe

Jul 09, 2019

Hyundai is aiming to “go big” with an all-new model for Europe, releasing this teaser image ahead of its public unveiling at the 2019 Frankfurt Motor Show in September. Not much is confirmed at this...

2020 Mercedes-Benz CLA 200 now on sale in Australia

Jul 09, 2019

Mercedes-Benz Australia has announced local specs and prices for the 2020 CLA 200, which will be joined by the CLA 250 and AMG CLA 45 S later down the track. The new CLA was first...

Aston Martin DBX takes on Goodwood, V8 confirmed (video)

Jul 08, 2019

The Aston Martin DBX SUV has made its dynamic debut at the 2019 Goodwood Festival of Speed. Well, not really, but in prototype form at least. And it gives us a chance to have a...

2019 Toyota HiAce V6 review (video)

Jul 08, 2019

It’s the first all-new Toyota HiAce in 15 years, but has it been worth the wait? On paper it certainly seems like it has been worth it as Toyota has thrown everything at this new...

Next-gen Jaguar XJ will feature fully electric powertrain

Jul 08, 2019

Jaguar Land Rover has confirmed the next-gen Jaguar XJ will feature a fully electric powertrain. It will be just one of many electric and electrified options from the company at it aims to offer an...

2020 Hyundai Tucson range now on sale in Australia

Jul 08, 2019

Hyundai Australia is updating its best-selling SUV with the introduction of the 2020 Hyundai Tucson. Enhanced safety and a new entry Active variant headline the update. The 2020 Tucson now opens with the Active variant,...

BMW X7 Pick-up concept revealed, needs production version?

Jul 08, 2019

Yes, it’s the first sign yet that BMW has at least considered entering the 4×4 pickup truck/ute vehicle segment. This BMW X7 Pick-up concept was devised as a bit of demonstration of the capabilities of...

Video: Porsche 911 TAG Turbo with 1.5L V6 F1 engine sprints up Goodwood

Jul 08, 2019

Remember that insane Porsche 911 powered by a TAG F1 V6 engine? We’ve always wondered what it would go and sound like. Well we can all wonder no more. Over the weekend an example was...