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.

2013 Hyundai Genesis Coupe to feature supercharged V6 – rumour

Sep 28, 2011

Rumour has it Hyundai is developing a new supercharged 3.8-litre V6 engine for the 2013 Hyundai Genesis Coupe. Early spy shots of the new Hyundai Genesis Coupe previewed a great-looking design by Hyundai, but a...

Nissan 370Z tuning kit by Stillen with over 500hp

Sep 28, 2011

Steve Millen and his company, funnily enough called Stillen, have announced a new tuning kit for the latest Nissan 370Z two-door sports car. The kit comes with a comprehensive engine tuning package including a supercharger...

Video: Dodge Viper ACR Nurburgring lap record confirmed

Sep 28, 2011

Dodge has released a full video confirmed its recent Dodge Viper ACR Nurburgring lap record of 7:12.13. The big V10 Viper was driven by Dominik Farnbacher. Isn’t it interesting that a 2011 model vehicle can...

Lamborghini Aventador crash driven by car journalist

Sep 27, 2011

Remember the first-ever Lamborghini Aventador crash reported a few weeks ago? Some more details of the accident have come through and it turns out a motoring journalist was behind the wheel at the time. Austrian...

Bugatti Galibier design to be changed before production goes ahead

Sep 27, 2011

Bugatti has announced that progress on the Bugatti Galibier will continue but some changes to the original concept design plans will be made before it hits production. The Bugatti Galibier will be the company’s only...

Video: McLaren Asia Pacific dealer network on the horizon

Sep 27, 2011

McLaren is about to expand its dealer network to the Asia Pacific regions, including Australia, and has released a nice little promotional video to mark the occasion. It features some history of the company, including...

2013 Nissan GT-R to get 425kW (570hp)

Sep 27, 2011

Yes, even though the 2012 Nissan GT-R facelift has only recently been released, development on the MY2013 Nissan GT-R is said to be underway. Power from the engine will apparently be boosted up by another...

Nissan Super Juke concept to feature GT-R running gear

Sep 27, 2011

Nissan Europe has leaked information confirming that it is working on a one-off Nissan Super Juke concept that will use Nissan GT-R running gear. The usually conservative and cute crossover will be the company’s most...

Video: 2012 BMW M5 full review

Sep 26, 2011

After loads of teasers, early testing videos and even review previews, a full 2012 BMW M5 review has finally been published by an international car website. As far as we know, this is the first full...

BMW Z3 M Coupe with M5 V10 engine does 0-340km/h

Sep 26, 2011

It seems the previous generation BMW M5 V10 engine is a hot power source for car conversion enthusiasts. After earlier this month’s Subaru Impreza WRX V10 BMW M5 conversion had us watering at the mouth,...

Video: The Two Second Club – Nissan GT-R, Porsche 911 Turbo S, Bugatti Veyron

Sep 26, 2011

Road & Track in the US has released a nice little acceleration video showcase called The Two Second Club. It’s made up of three cars that are able to smash 0-100km/h in the two-seconds range....

Video: Forza 4 full preview with Jeremy Clarkson

Sep 25, 2011

Forza 4 creators at Turn 10 have released a Forza Motorsport 4 preview video voiced by Jeremy Clarkson. After learning a couple of weeks ago that cars such as the 1973 Ford XB Falcon GT...