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.

Wheelsandmore Lamborghini Aventador with 572kW

May 22, 2012

German tuner Wheelsandmore has come up with a bit of a tuning package for the stunning Lamborghini Aventador. The pack adds alloy wheels and an ECU remap to the already ferocious supercar. In standard trim,...

2012 BMW 3 Series crushed, awarded IIHS Top Safety Pick

May 22, 2012

The all-new, all-turbo 2012 BMW 3 Series has been awarded Top Safety Pick by the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety in the US. The new sports sedan is yet to be tested by Australia’s ANCAP....

The Ferrari Myth museum opens in China

May 22, 2012

Ferrari has opened up a 900-square-metre museum in China called ‘The Ferrari Myth’, featuring loads of Ferraris and memorabilia. Located in the Italian Centre at the Shanghai Expo park, the museum will be open for...

2012 SsangYong Actyon Sports SX review

May 22, 2012

We know what you might thinking, made in Korea and all that… However, the new 2012 SsangYong Actyon Sports SX has stepped up a notch. It features decent front-end styling, and it comes with a...

Toyota GT 86, Lexus LFA, Nissan GT-R class wins at Nurburgring 24

May 22, 2012

Some of the best sports cars available on the market today have done very well at the Nurburgring 24 Hours event over the weekend, with the Gazoo Racing Toyota GT 86, Lexus LFA, and a...

Renault Alpine A110-50 Concept image revealed

May 22, 2012

An image showing the new Renault Alpine A110-50 Concept car has been revealed ahead of its debut this weekend in Monaco. The Concept celebrates the 50th anniversary of the classic Alpine A110 sports car. According...

Refurbished Eastern Creek Raceway now Sydney Motorsport Park

May 21, 2012

Thanks to a $12 million co-investment deal between the NSW Government and the Australian Racing Drivers’ Club (ARDC), Eastern Creek has been given a complete makeover. The facility’s name has also changed to Sydney Motorsport...

2012 Ford Falcon G6 EcoBoost preview

May 21, 2012

PerformanceDrive has just picked up the new 2012 Ford Falcon G6 EcoBoost turbo four-banger; the first ever four-cylinder Falcon. The engine is available in the XT, G6 and G6 E. So, first impressions, what’s it...

Audi wins 2012 Nurburgring 24 Hours endurance event

May 21, 2012

Audi has taken out the 2012 Nurburgring 24 Hours endurance event in Germany. This is the first time Audi has won the arduous race in the 20 years it has been running. The Audi Sport...

For Sale: 1979 930 Porsche 911 Turbo owned by Bill Gates

May 20, 2012

Ultra-rich Microsoft company founder Bill Gates has been known to have a bit of a liking for Porsches and fast cars. This 1979 Porsche 911 Turbo was previously owned by him, and is about to...

1st Annual Jackie Fellows Benefit Car and Bike Show

May 20, 2012

A car park of around 100 custom and original street machines were on display today for the 1st Annual Jackie Fellows Benefit Car and Bike Show, raising money and awareness for Bowel Cancer Australia. According...

2013 Subaru WRX to spawn from Advanced Tourer – report

May 20, 2012

The next-generation 2013 Subaru WRX will be a separate model from the Impreza, and with that, it will take on an all-new design approach. Word has it the design will borrow a lot from the...