All posts by Brett Davis

Brett is the editor and founder of Performance Drive. 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.

Aston Martin SUV back under consideration – report

Jul 11, 2012

Aston Martin could be set to launch an all-new Aston Martin SUV in the future, ready to take on the likes of the upcoming production version of the Bentley EXP 9 concept. In 2009, Aston...

Opel Adam officially revealed

Jul 11, 2012

Opel has pulled the wraps off the all-new Opel Adam city car. The new model could possibly join the Australian lineup down the track, but not during the initial brand launch later this year. The...

Video: 2012 Alpina B6 Biturbo hits 334km/h top speed

Jul 10, 2012

Based on the BMW 650i Coupe, the 2012 Alpina B6 Biturbo is a super-fast bit of gear. We know that. But it turns out it’s so quick in fact, it actually surpasses the new flagship...

2014 Chevrolet Corvette front end images leaked online?

Jul 10, 2012

Computer-generated images of what appear to be the new 2014 Chevrolet Corvette nose cone have been leaked online. The images show a sharp layout with traditional themes carried over from past generations. The images come...

BMW ActiveHybrid 3 revealed, 0-100km/h in 5.3 seconds

Jul 10, 2012

BMW has revealed the new BMW ActiveHybrid 3. This is the hybrid version of the new 3 Series. Don’t for a moment think that it’s a fuel-sipping slow coach though. With acceleration from 0-100km/h coming...

Video: Ken Block Gymkhana Five: Ultimate Urban Playground

Jul 10, 2012

It’s here. After a few teasers and previews, the Ken Block Gymkhana Five video has hit the web. As you may already know, the latest film was shot in the hilly streets of San Francisco....

TopCar Porsche Cayenne Vantage GTR2 styling kit

Jul 09, 2012

TopCar of Russia has revealed its latest upgrade kit for the Porsche Cayenne Turbo. Called the Vantage GTR2, the upgrades give the Cayenne a fatter and more aggressive look, with a bespoke new interior. Some...

Lexus LS F Sport on the way – report

Jul 09, 2012

Lexus is said to be planning a Lexus LS F Sport large luxury sedan. The Japanese brand is currently in the process of expanding its F Sport range, with the sports treatment becoming available on...

2012 Subaru WRX Club Spec in Australia in August

Jul 09, 2012

Subaru has announced a new limited edition version of its WRX carrying on the tradition of the Club Spec name. Just 300 2012 Subaru WRX Club Spec examples are being planned. The Club Spec names...

Video: Jaguar F-Type ‘Fearless’ campaign previews engine sounds

Jul 08, 2012

Jaguar has released a preview video of the upcoming Jaguar F-Type sports car. The new video gives us a sample of the angry new supercharged V6 engine sound. Jaguar is really pushing new F-Type, and...

BMW M3 Lime Rock Park edition, just 200 to be made

Jul 07, 2012

BMW has revealed another limited edition of the current generation BMW M3, called the BMW M3 Lime Rock Park edition. It comes with a smattering of tasty highlights. The all-new M3 is only around one...

MINI Paceman name to be retained for new coupe – report

Jul 07, 2012

MINI has apparently locked in the Paceman name for the upcoming two-door version of the Countryman compact SUV. The coupe was previously going to be called the Countryman Coupe. According to a recent Car and...