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.

Subaru Australia announces 5-year warranty

Jan 02, 2019

Keeping up with the local industry demands, Subaru Australia has announced it is applying a 5-year/unlimited kilometre warranty to all of its new vehicles from January 1 this year. It’s a great way to kick...

2020 Toyota Supra rear end design revealed

Dec 27, 2018

Yet another image of the highly anticipated 2020 Toyota Supra has surfaced online, just weeks before the official debut in Detroit. This time we get a glimpse of the rear end. The image comes from...

2019 Mercedes-AMG A 45 previewed, lots of drifting (video)

Dec 23, 2018

Mercedes-AMG has sent out a video to spread some Christmas cheer, previewing the all-new A 45 AMG super hatch for the first time. The video is titled ‘Not another Christmas video’, which we’re guessing is...

Honda S660 recreated with Modulo Neo Classic Racer concept

Dec 22, 2018

Here’s a cool little racer concept. It’s called the Honda S660 Modulo Neo Classic Racer, and it will make its public debut at the 2019 Tokyo Auto Salon in a couple of weeks. The concept...

MSO creates Ayrton Senna-inspired McLaren P1 GTR

Dec 21, 2018

McLaren’s Special Operation division has created a very cool version of the P1 GTR to help celebrate the 30th anniversary of the Ayrton Senna’s first Formula 1 World Championship. It’s easy to spot, as the...

2020 Jeep Grand Cherokee to debut new inline-6 engine – report

Dec 21, 2018

Fiat Chrysler Automobiles is reportedly developing an all-new inline six-cylinder engine which could replace the existing 5.7L HEMI V8. The new unit is expected to debut in the next-gen Grand Cherokee and is likely to...

Mazda to debut racy enhancements at 2019 Tokyo Auto Salon

Dec 20, 2018

Mazda is getting ready to debut a handful of concepts at the 2019 Tokyo Auto Salon next month, including an MX-5 that’s been enhanced with some mouth-watering cosmetic tweaks, as well as ‘Custom Style’ versions...

2020 A90 Toyota Supra previews lusty inline-6 soundtrack (video)

Dec 20, 2018

Toyota has sent out another teaser of the upcoming A90 Toyota Supra. This time we get a good understanding of the exhaust noise the sports car will produce, in six-cylinder configuration anyway. It’s all getting...

Lotus Evora GT410 shows off Christmas tree delivery capability (video)

Dec 20, 2018

Lotus is getting into the Christmas spirit and has put together a humorous video showing a Lotus Evora GT410 delivering a Christmas tree to the company’s headquarters in Hethel, UK. The company is wishing everyone...

Vorsteiner creates complex aero kit for Lamborghini Urus

Dec 19, 2018

Lamborghini’s new Urus super SUV has only been on sale for a short time, but it seems there might be demand for aftermarket options already. Renowned tuner Vortsteiner has come up with some enhancements that...

2020 Land Rover Defender previewed for first time

Dec 19, 2018

This is the first proper teaser of the all-new, 2020 Land Rover Defender, giving us a sneak peek at its fresh body design. It looks like the new model will carry over some of the...

New Toyota Supra undergoes testing in Australia

Dec 19, 2018

The new Toyota Supra has been tested in Australia to make sure it can handle our varied and often rough road conditions. Engineers from Japan paired up with some of Toyota Australia’s vehicle development group...

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