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 Hyundai Sonata debuts safer, more efficient platform

Mar 13, 2019

Following its initial unveiling just last week, Hyundai has today confirmed the 2020 Sonata will be underpinned by a brand new platform which will eventually be applied to other models in the future. Other models...

Mercedes-Benz EQC makes Australian debut in Melbourne

Mar 13, 2019

The Mercedes-Benz EQC fully electric SUV has made its Australian debut in Melbourne during a special presentation for customers and special guests, well ahead of its local market arrival. Mercedes first unveiled the EQC to...

Rocket Bunny plans epic wide-body Toyota GR Supra (video)

Mar 12, 2019

It’s exciting times ahead in the automotive tuning world, with one of the most recognisable nameplates in this space making a comeback. Yes, we are of course talking about the new Toyota GR Supra. Japanese...

2019 BMW 7 Series production starts at Dingolfing plant

Mar 12, 2019

Production of the new 2019 BMW 7 Series facelift has commenced in Dingolfing, Germany, ahead of its market arrival a bit later this year. It debuts the company’s first plug-in hybrid powertrain, and showcases BMW’s...

Mazda CX-30 announced, sits between CX-3 and CX-5

Mar 11, 2019

Mazda will soon introduce a fifth SUV to its lineup, sixth if you include the Chinese-only CX-4, with the introduction of the CX-30. The new model made its international debut at the 2019 Geneva Motor...

McLaren Senna GTR revealed as ultimate track toy

Mar 11, 2019

Welcome to the McLaren Senna GTR. The track-only version of the track-ready-albeit-street-legal Senna. It takes its inspiration from the Senna GTR Concept car of last year. As you can see, the aero has been enhanced...

2019 World Car of the Year Awards down to top 3

Mar 10, 2019

It’s getting down to the pointy end now, with the top three finalists now confirmed as we count down to the 2019 World Car of the Year Awards. The final winners will be announced at...

Top 10 craziest, most interesting supercars at 2019 Geneva Motor Show

Mar 10, 2019

Although this show is usually home to many glorious and glamorous spectacles, including plenty of world-first unveilings, we got the feeling the 2019 Geneva Motor Show had a certain supercar theme to it. Here are...

2020 Mercedes-Benz CLA Shooting Brake revealed

Mar 08, 2019

Following the arrival of the new Mercedes-Benz CLA, the German carmaker has now unveiled the sleek new CLA Shooting Brake. It’s based on the new A-Class, and packs in the latest MBUX in-car technology suite....

Aston Martin DBX SUV testing moves to freezing conditions (video)

Mar 08, 2019

Development of the upcoming Aston Martin DBX SUV has moved onto freezing conditions near the Arctic Circle, where engineers are fine tuning the handling in slippery conditions. This follows on from initial testing on mud...

2019 Hyundai i30 Fastback N now on sale in Australia

Mar 08, 2019

Following the launch of the Hyundai i30 N hatchback, the all-new Fastback N has now arrived. It comes in as the only Fastback version of the i30 for Australia. Think of it as a four-door...

Audi Australia announces optional 5-year Service Plan for all models

Mar 07, 2019

Audi Australia has announced a new 5-year Service Plan available across its range, including for the S and RS performance models. The plan is available as an option for customers, essentially packaging the cost of...

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