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.

2013 SRT Viper previewed in another teaser

Apr 03, 2012

It’s only a matter of days before SRT unveils the all-new 2013 SRT Viper. And to build anticipation, the performance arm of Dodge has released another teaser image to get your taste buds tingling. The...

2012 Porsche Boxster starts at $107,500 in Australia

Apr 02, 2012

The 2012 Porsche Boxster and Boxster S will go on sale in Australia in July, with prices starting at $1400 more than the outgoing model. The new model is more powerful, and features more technology....

2012 Suzuki Swift Sport review (video)

Apr 02, 2012

Welcome to the best-value, bang-for-your-buck hot hatch on the market today. It’s the new 2012 Suzuki Swift Sport. And like the predecessor, it offers one of the funnest-handling platforms this side of $25,000. 2012 SUZUKI...

Fisker Atlantic (Project Nina) revealed in leaked images

Apr 02, 2012

Images of the all-new Fisker Atlantic (previously known as Project Nina) have been leaked online ahead of its official debut at the 2012 New York International Auto Show, starting Wednesday. These are the first shots...

Volvo expands Polestar program to C30, V60 and XC60 in Australia

Apr 02, 2012

Volvo Australia has announced that its tuning and upgrade division, Polestar, will now be providing performance options for the C30 T5, the S60 and V60, and the XC60 T6 and D5 SUV. Polestar is a...

Skoda sponsors Sydney Harbour Bridge and pays tolls

Apr 01, 2012

Skoda Australia has announced a sponsorship deal with the Sydney Harbour Bridge. The deal will see Skoda flags replace the current Australian flags atop the bridge, while Skoda drivers will be able to cross the...

BMW i8 Spyder concept revealed in leaked images UPDATE

Mar 31, 2012

The BMW i8 EfficientDynamics sports car will be launched on the market in 2013. Now we learn a BMW i8 Spyder version could also be on the way, as these leaked concept images purport to...

Video: Toyota GT 86 with 5.0-litre V8 conversion from IS F

Mar 31, 2012

For the BRZ/GT 86 fans who feel the new coupe is down on power, perhaps this is something more like it. It’s a Toyota GT 86 with a 5.0-litre V8 engine conversion. It was set...

Romeo Ferraris Ferrari 599 GTO tuning kit with 522kW

Mar 30, 2012

Romeo Ferrari has released a tuning package for the already ballistic Ferrari 599 GTO. The Italian tuning company is offering two different packages, ranging from 504kW to 522kW. In standard form, the Ferrari 599 GTO...

2014 BMW M3 to feature 3.0-litre twin turbo V6 – report

Mar 30, 2012

More news is being discovered surrounding the 2014 BMW M3 and its potential powerplant. According to the latest news, it will get a 3.0-litre twin-turbo V6. A recent Inside Line report from the US is...

2012 Audi Q3 on sale in Australia, starting at $44,800

Mar 30, 2012

Audi Australia is introduced the new 2012 Audi Q3 mini SUV, slotting in underneath the Audi Q5. The new model will be available in front-wheel drive and all-wheel drive form. Kicking off the range is...

Ferrari FF gift for Fernando Alonso for winning Malaysian F1 GP

Mar 30, 2012

Fernando Alonso has been given a Ferrari FF as a gift from Ferrari for winning the Malaysian F1 Grand Prix last weekend. The car adds to Alonso’s growing list of exceptional gift vehicles. Both Alonso...

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