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.

2012 Ford Falcon G6 EcoLPi economy test: Brisbane to Wollongong

Feb 27, 2012

PerformanceDrive is about driving, and for those who enjoy driving, no matter what the car. With petrol prices climbing higher and higher, there comes a point in all our lives when we become intrigued by...

Infiniti Emerg-E concept images leaked online

Feb 27, 2012

New images revealing the Infiniti Emerg-E concept have been leaked online, showing the sleek sports car in full detail. Infiniti is planning on giving it a proper unveiling at the 2012 Geneva Motor Show next...

Video: Dodge Viper ACR-X laps Nurburgring in 7:03

Feb 27, 2012

Dodge has released a video of the the Dodge Viper ACR-X lapping the famous Nurburgring in just 7:03. It doesn’t break any records though as it is not a road-going production car. In the build...

BMW Concept M135i three-door hatch set for Geneva

Feb 26, 2012

BMW is planning on expanding the new M Performance lineup, and will show a BMW Concept M135i three-door hatch at the 2012 Geneva Motor Show next month as a bit of a taste on what...

Gumpert set to reveal two supercars at Geneva

Feb 26, 2012

Gumpert, the German maker of the Gumpert Apollo, is set to unveil two new cars at the 2012 Geneva Motor Show next month. And by the looks of this teaser image, an ‘R’ could be...

Ferrari 620 GT revealed in leaked image

Feb 25, 2012

The all-new Ferrari 620 GT – 599 replacement – has been revealed and leaked online. First images were picked up by GTSpirit, then an alleged official image was leaked showing the new coupe. This will...

Range Rover Evoque Convertible concept revealed

Feb 25, 2012

Land Rover has revealed its latest concept, the Range Rover Evoque Convertible, ahead of its 2012 Geneva Motor Show debut. Reports were floating around last October speculating the idea of such a vehicle. It seems...

Renault Megane R.S. Australian Grand Prix Limited Edition

Feb 24, 2012

Renault Australia is introducing the Renault Megane R.S. Australian Grand Prix Limited Edition. The unique variant will make its official debut at the 2012 Australia Grand Prix in Melbourne. The Renault Megane R.S. is already...

Audi Facebook page with live Bathurst 12 Hour coverage

Feb 24, 2012

Audi Australia has launched its own Facebook page and has announced the page will be providing live coverage of this weekend’s Armor All Bathurst 12 Hour race in Sydney’s west. The page is promising to...

Mercedes-Benz SLS AMG four-door on the way?

Feb 24, 2012

Patent images of a Mercedes-Benz SLS AMG four-door have apparently been found, showing the usual gullwing layout with the addition of conventional-swinging rear doors. The images are allegedly official, however, it doesn’t necessarily mean Mercedes-Benz...

Ferrari 620 GT 599 successor teaser number 2

Feb 24, 2012

Ferrari has released a second teaser video of the upcoming Ferrari 620 GT 599 successor. This time revealing shots of the new body being manufactured. The 620 GT name is still yet to be confirmed....

Onyx Concept Range Rover Evoque upgrade kit

Feb 23, 2012

Onyx Concept is working on a new tuning package for the award-winning Range Rover Evoque. The package is still being developed, although it is almost ready. The all-new Range Rover Evoque is very impressive to...