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.

Video: 24 Hours – One Team. One Target. Nurburgring 24hr documentary trailer

Nov 10, 2011

An interesting new documentary will be released tomorrow called 24 Hours – One Team. One Target., which follows BMW on its pursuit at the 2011 Nurburgring 24 Hour endurance race. This is one for all...

Nelson Racing Engines 10.4-litre V8 twin turbo with 1400hp

Nov 10, 2011

Not content with the power of your measly 5- or 6-litre V8 engine? Perhaps this Nelson Racing Engines 10.4-litre V8 twin turbo with 1400hp item will suffice then. The Nelson Racing Engines 10.4-litre V8 looks...

2012 Dodge Challenger SRT8 392 Yellow Jacket set for LA Show

Nov 10, 2011

Chrysler Group has come up with a bright new special edition called the 2012 Dodge Challenger SRT8 392 Yellow Jacket. The limited model will make its official debut at the 2011 Los Angeles Auto Show...

Lamborghini Aventador crash: number 2

Nov 10, 2011

Meet the second ever Lamborghini Aventador crash to be reported. This latest one occurred at Daytona Beach, Florida US, over the weekend. The story behind this Lamborghini Aventador crash isn’t as controversial as the first...

2012 Mitsubishi Lancer Evolution X MR preview

Nov 09, 2011

PerformanceDrive has just picked the new 2012 Mitsubishi Lancer Evolution X MR ready for review. The facelifted MY12 gets a few minor trimming updates, more technology and safety on the inside, as well as chunky...

2013 BMW M3 F80 prototype testing on the Nurburgring – video

Nov 09, 2011

BMW M has been spotted testing the new 2013 BMW M3 F80 sedan on the Nurburgring. This is the first time we’ve been able to see a prototype being driven under full acceleration, following a...

Jeremy Clarkson Powered Up DVD second trailer released – video

Nov 09, 2011

Jeremy Clarkson has released a second trailer of his new DVD called Powered Up. As usual, Clarkson tests a range of desirable supercars and compares them in comic challenges. In this trailer, Clarkson compares the...

2013 Hyundai Genesis Coupe official teaser released

Nov 09, 2011

Hyundai has released an official teaser of the 2013 Hyundai Genesis Coupe, as opposed to the alleged fake image revealed on Saturday. From these official 2013 Hyundai Genesis Coupe images, it appears the previous shots...

Vygor Opera.1 and Vygor Opera.2 details announced

Nov 09, 2011

Remember the Vygor Opera new Italian sports car revealed last month? Details on the Vygor Opera.1 and Vygor Opera.2 – the two variants being planned – have now been released. It’s not the most attractive...

Mercedes-Benz C 63 AMG Coupe Black Series price announced

Nov 09, 2011

Mercedes-Benz Australia has announced the Mercedes-Benz C 63 AMG Coupe Black Series price. The V8 coupe will hit the market in April 2012, offering vast cosmetic, chassis and engine revisions over the standard C 63...

Porsche Ferrari 458 rival to use upcoming Audi R8 platform

Nov 08, 2011

The speculated upcoming Porsche Ferrari 458 rival, or whatever it ends up being called, will apparently share the same platform as the upcoming Audi R8, under the Volkswagen Group umbrella. A large proportion of the...

Lamborghini Gallardo on fire wins Targa High Country rally – video

Nov 08, 2011

Jason White has won the inaugural round of the 2011 CAMS Australian Targa Championship Targa High Country rally, despite his Lamborghini Gallardo being on fire for half of the run. The Lamborghini Gallardo is no...