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.

Maserati Kubang SUV concept unveiled at Frankfurt show

Sep 14, 2011

Maserati has unveiled the new Maserati Kubang SUV concept at the 2011 IAA Frankfurt Motor Show. Although the styling is very sleek and well-suited to the Maserati brand, the name, Kubang, on the other hand, almost...

Toyota FT-86 II Concept preview to Frankfurt

Sep 14, 2011

Toyota has release a couple of images of the new Toyota FT-86 II Concept it will unveil at the 2011 IAA Frankfurt Motor Show in the next few hours. Although visually, all we can tell...

New Honda NSX confirmed by CEO, focus on ultimate power-to-weight ratio

Sep 13, 2011

On the eve of the 2011 IAA Frankfurt Motor Show in Germany, Honda CEO Takanobu Ito has revealed that a Honda NSX successor is on the way. He says the new NSX will be about...

Volkswagen Scirocco R Australian prices announced

Sep 13, 2011

Volkswagen Australia has released details and pricing of the new Volkswagen Scirocco R, which will be available in Australian showrooms around the country by the start of 2012. Prices will range from $47,490 to $49,990,...

TopCar 2012 991 Porsche 911 aftermarket kit revealed

Sep 13, 2011

Russian tuning specialists, TopCar, has come up with a unique aftermarket tuning kit for the recently revealed 2012 991 Porsche 911. This is the second of such known tuners that have already come up with...

2012 Formula Ford race car unveiled at Frankfurt show

Sep 13, 2011

Ford will be showing the new 2012 Formula Ford open-wheel race car at the 2011 IAA Frankfurt Motor Show later today. The new car will compete in various events from next year, including the British...

Kia GT Concept details unveiled at Frankfurt show

Sep 13, 2011

Kia has revealed details of the Kia GT rear-wheel drive concept car that has been causing quite a stir in the media lately. It won’t feature a V8 engine as suspected, instead, it features a...

2012 Suzuki Swift Sport unveiled at Frankfurt Show

Sep 13, 2011

Suzuki has pulled the wraps off the new 2012 Suzuki Swift Sport at the 2011 IAA Frankfurt Motor Show in Germany. The new Swift features similar styling traits as those previewed on the Suzuki Swift...

Video: Porsche Boxster in police chase on the Gold Coast, Queensland

Sep 13, 2011

A man has been arrested after leading police on a wild chase through parts of the Gold Coast yesterday driving a stolen yellow Porsche Boxster. The 23-year-man smashed the Boxster and then hijacked a Nissan...

Lamborghini Gallardo LP570-4 Super Trofeo Stradale unveiled at Frankfurt

Sep 13, 2011

Lamborghini has unveiled the new Lamborghini Gallardo LP570-4 Super Trofeo Stradale on the wake of the 2011 IAA Frankfurt Motor Show. The new model is the most extreme Lamborghini Gallardo yet, featuring lightweight revisions and...

Video: 2012 Porsche 911 design overview by style director Michael Mauer

Sep 12, 2011

Porsche has released a new video with Michael Mauer, director of style at Porsche, explaining some of the aesthetic characteristics of the new 2012 (991) Porsche 911. Michael Mauer talks about the how the stance...

Ferrari 599 GTO matt pink – tuning fail?

Sep 12, 2011

Is pink the new black? This matt pink Ferrari 599 GTO was spotted in Dubai recently, cruising around proud, powerful and very pink. We’re not so sure pink is the colour of billionaires. We could...