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.

McLaren ‘mega-Mac’ F1 successor to take on Bugatti Veyron

Oct 18, 2011

The successor to the incredible and famously fast McLaren F1 is on its way. Dubbed the ‘mega-Mac’, McLaren has confirmed that testing of the new hypercar has begun in Spain and in Germany. This is...

Genty Akylone unveiled as 1000hp French supercar

Oct 18, 2011

A new French supercar maker is in town called Genty Automobile, and it’s just unveiled its first car. Meet the Genty Akylone. It has 1000hp and is promising to be one of the quickest and...

Audi RS1 confirmed with a prototype spotted

Oct 17, 2011

Audi has inadvertently confirmed it is building an Audi RS1; a super hot hatch version of the new Audi A1. Various spy photographers from around the world have spotted an early prototype being flung around...

BenSopra Nissan GT-R previews extreme tuning

Oct 17, 2011

This R35 BenSopra Nissan GT-R previews perhaps the most extreme form of tuning we’ve seen for the Nissan supercar. It is just a rendering concept at this stage, but BenSopra, a new Japanese tuning company, has...

For Sale: Ferrari 360 owned by Arnold Schwarzenegger

Oct 17, 2011

Here’s your chance to grab a slice of Hollywood memorabilia, it’s a 2002 Ferrari 360 owned by Arnold Schwarzenegger, and it’s up for sale on eBay right now. Aside from the celebrity appeal of a...

Video: Toyota Supra drifts entire Lillehammer hill climb

Oct 16, 2011

You may have heard the phrase ‘if you’re going to do it, do it properly’ or some variation in your life before, well here’s a video that takes the philosophy to the extreme. It’s a...

2012 BMW 3 Series M Sport package unveiled

Oct 16, 2011

BMW has unveiled the new 2012 BMW 3 Series M Sport package, after revealing the new model in Germany on Friday. Like the existing kits available with BMW models, the M Sport pack adds various...

Video: Nissan Juke-R project coming together

Oct 15, 2011

Nissan has released another Nissan Juke-R video, this time it shows some of the major components being put together, such as the rear sub-frame and differential, and the engine being lifted up, as well as...

Forza Motorsport 4 review (video)

Oct 15, 2011

Forza Motorsport 4 is now officially out in Australia. And now that we’ve played it for a bit, we can tell you what it’s like. Let’s kick off the Forza Motorsport 4 review by answering...

2012 BMW 3 Series unveiled – update

Oct 15, 2011

BMW has just unveiled the all-new 2012 BMW 3 Series at its world premiere event in Munich, Germany. And right on schedule too, after it announced a couple of weeks ago that the F30 2012...

Toyota Le-Mans 24hr comeback to take place in 2012

Oct 14, 2011

Toyota has announced it will make a return to the grand Le Mans 24hr event in France next year, after being absent from the sport for over 10 years. The 2012 Toyota Le Mans team...

Video: Jaguar C-X75 design inspiration explained

Oct 14, 2011

Jaguar has previously announced that production of the stunning Jaguar C-X75 will take place in 2013, with around 250 planned for the market. Right-hand drive versions will be made, with some being earmarked for the...

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