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.

Lexus LC convertible concept previews stunning drop-top

Jan 14, 2019

If you thought the latest Lexus LC was a gorgeous-looking car, check out this. Lexus has revealed an LC convertible concept, which makes its formal debut at the Detroit auto show this week. Lexus describes...

Porsche sets another annual sales record, 2018 figures up 4%

Jan 11, 2019

Porsche set a new record for annual sales in 2018, exceeding 250,000 units for the first time in the company’s history. The record came thanks to strong growth of Panamera and 911. The iconic German...

Lexus RC F Track Edition previewed again, shows fat rear wing

Jan 11, 2019

Lexus has sent out more teasers of its upcoming RC F Track Edition ahead of the big debut at the 2019 North American International Auto Show next week. In the latest teaser we’re shown a...

2019 Porsche 911 Cabriolet debuts in Carrera S form

Jan 10, 2019

Following the reveal of the all-new 2019 Porsche 911 ‘992’ series, in Carrera S form, Porsche has now unveiled the new 911 Cabriolet. The new drop-top will initially launch in Carrera S and Carrera 4S...

2019 Lamborghini Huracan EVO revealed

Jan 09, 2019

Lamborghini has revealed a new special edition version of the Huracan, called the Huracan EVO. It’s basically a mid-life update for the V10 supercar, as suggested by the ‘evolution’ name. Some styling tweaks are applied...

Brabham BT62 road-legal option now available

Jan 07, 2019

Do you like the idea of a road-legal racing car? Well, you’ll be interested to hear Brabham Automotive has just announced it is going to introduce a ‘Road Compliance Conversion’ option for its first vehicle,...

Volvo sets record global sales in 2018, up 12.4%

Jan 07, 2019

Following a stellar year of sales around the world, Volvo Cars set a new global sales record in 2018. It broke the 600,000-unit milestone for the first time in the company’s history. Volvo Cars sold...

2020 Land Rover Defender previewed, “most capable yet” (video)

Jan 07, 2019

Land Rover has sent out another teaser of the all-new 2020 Land Rover Defender. This time we get a proper glimpse of the body design, as well as a preview of its off-road performance. You...

Infiniti QX Inspiration concept previews next-gen SUVs

Jan 07, 2019

Infiniti is planning to unveil its next-generation SUV design language with something called the QX Inspiration concept at the Detroit auto show next week. The company has sent out this teaser image to build anticipation....

Australian vehicle sales for December 2018 (VFACTS) – best of the year

Jan 07, 2019

The New Year is well and truly under way, which means it’s time to look back at 2018 to see what vehicles and what brands were the most popular for the year. National VFACTS figures...

Toyota Australia announces 5-year warranty

Jan 04, 2019

Toyota is joining other car brands in Australia by lifting its standard factory warranty coverage on all new vehicles from three years to a five-year/unlimited kilometre plan. Labelled as the Toyota Warranty Advantage, all new...

Wald creates attitude-packed Suzuki Jimny Black Bison kit

Jan 03, 2019

Suzuki’s plucky new Jimny will go on sale in Australia later this month and it’s expected to become quite a favourable compact SUV thanks to its go-anywhere attitude. However, if you’re looking to boost that...

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