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.

Singer Design Porsche 911 debuts at LA Show

Nov 21, 2011

Remember the impeccably restored Singer Design Porsche 911 projects from earlier this year? The company has just made an international debut at the 2011 Los Angeles Auto Show showing its fourth project. This stunning silver...

2012 Audi A1 Sportback five-door in Australia mid-2012

Nov 19, 2011

Audi has revealed the new 2012 Audi A1 Sportback; the five-door version of the relatively new, and smallest model in the company’s lineup, the Audi A1. It will arrive in Australia in mid-2012. Audi says...

2012 Audi R8 LMS ultra GT3 update revealed

Nov 18, 2011

Audi has unveiled the updated version of the R8 LMS GT3 called the 2012 Audi R8 LMS ultra. The ‘ultra’ version is lighter in weight, more aerodynamic and faster than the current 2011 GT3 race...

For Sale: De Tomaso Pantera with over 900hp

Nov 18, 2011

The ultimate Italian muscle car would have to be the De Tomaso Pantera. Here’s a mint and extremely rare example of one up for sale in British Columbia, Canada, with over 900hp. According to the...

Video: 2012 BMW 3 Series review by Autocar

Nov 18, 2011

Even though the new 2012 BMW 3 Series has only just being unveiled, and not set to hit the market until next year, a complete drive impression review has already been posted up on Youtube....

Nissan Juke-R concept revealed in completed form

Nov 18, 2011

Nissan has finally revealed the completed Nissan Juke-R concept project, with various images showing inside and out. The concept is road legal and only two have been built. Nissan shows no sign that the Nissan...

Chrysler 300 426S concept with 426 HEMI at LA Show

Nov 17, 2011

Chrysler and parts division Mopar have come up with perhaps the coolest 300C model ever made. It’s called the Chrysler 300 426S concept, and it features a 426 HEMI crate motor. The Chrysler 300 426S...

Lamborghini Gallardo LP550-2 Spyder unveiled at LA Show

Nov 17, 2011

As previously confirmed, Lamborghini is announcing a Lamborghini Gallardo LP550-2 Spyder and has unveiled the new model at the 2011 Los Angeles Auto Show. The Gallardo LP550-2 Spyder is based on the Gallardo LP550-2 Valentino...

Kia Optima SX World Challenge race cars at LA Show

Nov 17, 2011

Kia has unveiled Kia Optima SX World Challenge race cars at the 2011 Los Angeles Auto Show. The two cars will be used in the 2012 Pirelli World Challenge Championship, along with the Kia Rio...

2012 Mosler RaptorGTR and CubeyGTR with 904kW

Nov 17, 2011

Racing car specialist Mosler has revealed its latest project called the 2012 Mosler RaptorGTR. If it’s sheer horsepower you’re after, then this should tingle your taste buds. In the back of the 2012 Mosler RaptorGTR...

Jaguar C-X16 Concept unveiled at LA Show

Nov 17, 2011

Jaguar has pulled the wraps off a stunning Neutron White Jaguar C-X16 Concept at the 2011 Los Angeles Auto Show in the US. Is it just us or has Jaguar got some of the best-looking...

Volkswagen Beetle R Concept at LA Show, production likely

Nov 17, 2011

Volkswagen has unveiled the Volkswagen Beetle R Concept at the 2011 Los Angeles Auto Show. This is the concept’s North American debut, after being originally shown at the 2011 Frankfurt Motor Show earlier this year....