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.

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...

Video: Ford Focus Supra 2JZ conversion doing RWD powerslides

Aug 25, 2011

Ever wanted to do giant powerslides in a Ford Focus around a race track? You’re not alone, so did this guy in Norway. To make it happen he came up with a rear-wheel drive Supra-powered...

Thrustmaster Ferrari 458 steering wheel controller for Xbox 360

Aug 24, 2011

Gaming console control specialist Thrustmaster (interesting name, we know) has come up with a Ferrari 458 steering wheel replica controller for use with Microsoft’s Xbox 360 gaming platform. The Ferrari 458 gaming steering wheel comes...

Aston Martin V12 GT3 race car revealed

Aug 24, 2011

Aston Martin has revealed the stunning Aston Martin V12 GT3 race car. If any track car were going to get you frothing at the mouth, this would surely be one of them? The Aston Martin...

999 Motorsports Supersport track car

Aug 24, 2011

An interesting new track car has been released by Thailand’s 999 Motorsports, called the 999 Motorsports Supersport. The Supersport features a lightweight body and a 224kW engine. The 999 Motorsport Supersport looks a bit strange...

2012 (991) Porsche 911 full specifications and Australian pricing announced

Aug 23, 2011

After loads of spy shots and teasers, Porsche has finally officially revealed full details and specifications of the new 2012 991 Porsche 911 Carrera and the 2012 Porsche 911 Carrera S ahead of the 2011...

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