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.

Renault Megane R.S. 250 Monaco Grand Prix Limited Edition announced for Australia

Aug 29, 2011

A new Renault Megane Renault Sport 250 Monaco Grand Prix Limited Edition has been introduced into the Renault Australia lineup. The limited edition model offers a distinct theme of elegance and luxury, as well as...

BRABUS to unveil new model at 2011 Frankfurt show

Aug 28, 2011

BRABUS has released an early teaser image of a new model it plans to unveil at the 2011 IAA Frankfurt Motor Show in just a few week’s time. The Mercedes-Benz tuning specialist hasn’t revealed much...

Video: BMW carbon fibre SGL manufacturing process

Aug 28, 2011

BMW has released an interesting video outlining the carbon fibre manufacturing process used by partner company SGL Automotive Carbon Fibres. BMW is looking to incorporate more carbon fibre material into its future lineup. The company...

Holden Commodore SSV special order with Toll Holden Racing Team livery

Aug 27, 2011

Bay City Holden has just completed a special order for a Series II VE Holden Commodore SSV in Toll Holden Racing Team livery. Sergeant Tara Gleeson, an avid Holden fan, ordered the Toll Racing VE...

Porsche 911 Turbo crashed into Rhine River after being lent to a friend

Aug 26, 2011

A 996 Porsche 911 Turbo has been pulled from the Rhine River in Zurich, Switzerland, after the 24-year-old owner lent it to his friend for a test drive. The friend, probably not regarded as the...

Video: 2012 BMW M5 Green Hell Nurburgring Fly & Drive experience

Aug 26, 2011

Six lucky BMW M enthusiasts have been given the chance to drive the new 2012 BMW M5 at the Nurburgring Green Hell in a special Fly and Drive experience. BMW has just released a video...

Video: Volkswagen Touareg W12 turbo – awesome rear-wheel drive burnouts

Aug 26, 2011

Normally, SUVs and four-wheel drives aren’t considered to be performance vehicles, but times have changed. This is a Volkswagen Touareg with a heavily tuned W12 twin turbo engine under the bonnet, and it has been...

Lexus IS F TRD CCS Concept performance kit available to order

Aug 26, 2011

Lexus has revealed that it will be releasing the Lexus IS F TRD Circuit Club Sport Concept bodykit onto the market, at least in Japan. The aggressive kit was first revealed on the Lexus IS...

Aston Martin V12 Zagato production version revealed ahead of Frankfurt show

Aug 26, 2011

Aston Martin has revealed the road-going production version of the gorgeous Aston Martin V12 Zagato which will have a proper unveiling at the 2011 IAA Frankfurt Motor Show in Germany next month. Just 150 units...

For Sale: 1969 Ford Falcon GT-HO Phase I at Shannons auction

Aug 25, 2011

An original 1969 Ford Falcon GT-HO Phase I will go under the hammer at the Shannons Melbourne Spring Auction on September 12. The rare GT-HO is in original condition and comes with the original 351-cubic-inch...

Rotary Supercars hunts Bugatti Veyron with eight-rotor 2089kW rotary supercar

Aug 25, 2011

Rotary Supercars says it is going to build an eight-rotor supercar with 2089kW and 3494Nm of torque, capable of taking the car beyond 450km/h, smashing the Bugatti Veyron out of the ballpark. The company has...

Video: David Coulthard in Red Bull F1 car doing max doughies in the dirt

Aug 25, 2011

Ever wanted to take an F1 car rallying? Perhaps not, but it hasn’t stopped David Coulthard taking a Red Bull F1 car onto an unfinished Circuit of the Americas dirt track to give it a...

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