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 Porsche Taycan 4S unveiled, new entry version

Oct 14, 2019

Following the debut of the all-new, all-electric Porsche Taycan Turbo and Turbo S, the company has now unveiled the Taycan 4S. It essentially comes in as the entry model, for now (there has been talk...

2019 Audi A3 S Line Plus confirmed for Australia

Oct 14, 2019

Following our report in August regarding a new Audi A3 S Line Plus package, Audi Australia has now confirmed the model for the local market. It brings in a range of bonus features to increase...

All-new 2020 Isuzu D-Max revealed; more power, updated platform

Oct 12, 2019

The all-new 2020 Isuzu D-Max has been unveiled in Thailand, debuting a fresh platform. It brings in a range of major technology, safety, and conveniences improvements. Hardware changes also mean the new model is more...

2020 Toyota Mirai previewed, suave concept headed for Tokyo show

Oct 11, 2019

Check out this sleek sedan. And can you believe this is a strictly eco-focused proposal, previewing the design of the second-generation Toyota Mirai hydrogen fuel cell vehicle? Toyota has sent out images today ahead of...

2019 BMW 320d M Sport review (video)

Oct 11, 2019

Yes, we get it. Diesel sedans aren’t as popular as they used to be, especially since SUVs have started taking over the world. However, the 2019 BMW 320d M Sport presents such a compelling package...

2020 MINI John Cooper Works GP spotted, features wild aero (video)

Oct 11, 2019

MINI has been spotted testing a prototype version of the upcoming John Cooper Works GP super hatch around the Nurburgring in Germany, pushing the micro machine to hone its limits ahead of its market arrival...

Bentley Flying Spur Blackline specification announced

Oct 11, 2019

Looking for a hugely exclusive, high-end luxury car? Bentley has just announced a special package for the new Flying Spur called the Blackline, which should tickle your fancy. Based on the new Flying Spur sedan,...

2021 Toyota RAV4 Plug-in Hybrid confirmed, debuts at LA show

Oct 11, 2019

As reported a couple of months ago, Toyota is indeed planning to introduce a plug-in hybrid version of the new RAV4. And today it has sent out a teaser and confirmed its public debut for...

For Sale: 2001 BMW E46 M3 with S85 V10 M5 engine conversion

Oct 10, 2019

Yes, it’s a match made in heaven. Or made in someone’s garage anyway. A BMW E46 M3 featuring an S85 5.0-litre V10 M5 engine conversion. And it’s manual. And it’s up for sale. The car...

Aussie-made Bolwell Nagari 500 to debut at Motorclassica

Oct 10, 2019

When it comes to bespoke sports cars made in Australia, the name Bolwell might ring a bell. Today it has confirmed it is planning to unveil a new vehicle called the Nagari 500 Preview at...

Lexus previews electric concept bound for Tokyo show

Oct 10, 2019

An all-new electric concept car from Lexus will debut at the Tokyo motor show later this month, and the company has just released a teaser to stir some excitement. In one of the world’s shortest...

Volvo XC40 electric debuts new Android/Google infotainment system

Oct 10, 2019

Following the initial teaser and confirmation of the Volvo XC40 electric last week, the Swedish company has now released an image of the interior which showcases a brand new touch-screen media interface. Volvo is planning...