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.

Sareni United Chevrolet Camaro GT3 race car unveiled

Jan 04, 2012

Sareni United, a subsidiary of Reiter Enginering, has unveiled its Sareni United Chevrolet Camaro GT3 race car. The package will take part in International GT racing. And you thought the upcoming Chevrolet Camaro ZL1 was...

Ariel Atom crash in Belgium kills journalist

Jan 04, 2012

An unfortunate Ariel Atom crash in Belgium has resulted in the death of a journalist. Michael Cornette, of the Krant van West-Vlaanderen in Belgium, was taking a passenger ride in the very quick lightweight supercar...

Reiter Engineering Lamborghini Gallardo LP600+ GT3 package

Jan 04, 2012

If you’re thinking of getting into endurance racing, the new Reiter Engineering Lamborghini Gallardo LP600+ GT3 package could be right down your alley. The German-based Reiter Engineering company has just released its latest 2012 build...

Video: Scion FR-S turbo drift car spied at Laguna Seca

Jan 04, 2012

A Scion FR-S turbo drift car was spotted recently at Laguna Seca circuit showing off some sideways action, and, more interestingly, a heavily turbocharged engine. The Scion FR-S, and parent cars Toyota 86/Subaru BRZ, have...

New Honda NSX to feature 298kW (400hp) V6 hybrid – report

Jan 03, 2012

More news of the hot and highly anticipated new Honda NSX is emerging, this time some details of a 400hp hybrid powertrain have been reported, as well as some confirmation that a convertible is also...

Porsche 911 GT3 RS 4.0 breaks 300-0km/h braking record

Jan 03, 2012

Ever wondered what happens when you slam on the anchors in a Porsche 911 GT3 RS 4.0 at 300km/h? Sport Auto in Germany has wondered the same thing then did it. And, ended up breaking...

DC Design supercar concept will be India’s first ever supercar

Jan 03, 2012

A small Indian company called DC Design is planning to unveil its first ever, and India’s first ever, DC Design supercar concept at the New Delhi Auto Expo next week. The company has released this...

2013 Ford Mustang Shelby GT500 convertible set for Detroit show

Jan 03, 2012

According to international word, Ford is planning to unveil the new 2013 Ford Mustang Shelby GT500 convertible at the 2012 North American International Auto Show, starting next Monday. This will be the drop top version...

BMW 1 Series three-door hatch patent images found

Jan 03, 2012

Patent images of the new BMW 1 Series three-door hatch have been revealed online. The new variant will join the new lineup and rival the likes of the Volkswagen Golf three-door and Audi A3 three-door...

2012 Honda CR-Z Luxury review – quick spin

Jan 03, 2012

Like the Honda CR-X of yesteryear, the 2012 Honda CR-Z Luxury is a compact, front-wheel drive sports coupe. It’s not out to smash quarter mile times or set blistering laps at the local track, it’s...

Video: Chevrolet Corvette C6 twin turbo with 1500hp on the street

Jan 02, 2012

How hard does a Chevrolet Corvette C6 twin turbo with 1500hp go? High Tech Corvette enthusiast forum has released a video showing just how brutally quick 1500hp can be out on the street. There was...

Opel Insignia Sport Tourer CrossFour revealed?

Jan 02, 2012

Some intriguing images of the upcoming Opel Insignia Sport Tourer CrossFour wagon have surfaced online. It’s unknown if the images are official or simply a pair of accurate renderings. The Opel Insignia, which will eventually...