All posts by Brett Davis

Brett is the editor and founder of Performance Drive. 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.

Shelby Mustang G.T.350CR by Classic Recreations

Aug 14, 2011

Classic Recreations in the US has released details about its latest Ford Shelby Mustang package, the Shelby Mustang G.T.350CR. Based on an original Ford Mustang Fastback from 1965-1966, Classic Recreations provides a full restoration in...

Rimac One Concept to be unveiled at Frankfurt show with 800kW

Aug 13, 2011

Croatian company, Rimac Automobile, will be unveiling an all-new 800kW electric supercar concept called the Rimac One Concept at the 2011 Frankfurt Motor Show next month. Rimac has released an early teaser image to build...

Mercedes-Benz SLR McLaren 7o7 Edition by Wheelsandmore

Aug 12, 2011

Exotic car tuner Wheelsandmore has released a new tuning pack called the Mercedes-Benz SLR McLaren 7o7 Edition. It includes a significant jump up in horserpower, uprated suspension and various exterior and interior trimming revisions over...

Video: Ferrari World Abu Dhabi theme park tour

Aug 12, 2011

Ferrari World has released a new video previewing Ferrari World Abu Dhabi – the world’s biggest indoor theme park – and its attractions. The park officially opened late last year. Inside, it’s Ferrari enthusiasts’ heaven,...

Video: Ken Block’s Gymkhana FOUR Ford Fiesta anti-lag teaser

Aug 12, 2011

Ken Block and the Monster Energy Rally team are readying the new Ford Fiesta HFHV (Hybrid Function Hoon Vehicle) for the upcoming Gymkhana FOUR rally video, and have released an early teaser that shows the...

Jeff Denmeade to race at 2012 Pikes Peak with Australian made Skelta G-Force

Aug 11, 2011

Australian race driver Jeff Denmeade has his sights set on the 2012 Pikes Peak Hill Climb and will tackle the 19.99km Race to the Clouds next year in an Australia-made Skelta G-Force. The Skelta G-Force...

BMW M550dX high performance triple turbo diesel on the way?

Aug 11, 2011

Judging by an image of a recent brake pad supplier form from inside BMW facilities, it appears the German company is planning on bringing out a BMW M550dX diesel. Doesn’t sound too interesting right? Well,...

Ferrari Enzo ‘F70’ successor to go on sale in 2012

Aug 10, 2011

A Ferrari Enzo successor is set to go on sale in 2012. The Ferrari ‘F70’ release date will come after the Ferrari 458 Spider, which will be unveiled next month, and at around the same...

Video: David Higgins’ record-breaking Mt. Washington hill climb

Aug 10, 2011

A high-definition video of David Higgins breaking the record at the Mt. Washington hill climb earlier this year has just been posted up onto YouTube. Higgins broke the record in a Subaru Impreza WRX from...

1955 Ferrari 750 Monza Spyder to be auctioned at RM Auctions at Monterey

Aug 09, 2011

This is not really a cool find, it’s more of an utterly exquisite and impeccable find. It’s a Ferrari 750 Monza Spyder built by Ferrari coach builder, Scaglietti, and it’s going up for auction at...

B7 Electric Super Race design concept sees 500km/h

Aug 09, 2011

If you think hybrid and electric vehicles will only ever be slow and purely designed to save the Earth, you’d be wrong. This B7 Electric Super Race design concept dreamt up by Filip Tejszerski takes...

Endora SC-1 Corvette-based sports car re-rendered

Aug 09, 2011

German sports car tuner, Endora-Cars, has released new rendering images of the Endora SC-1, this time, without the semi-covers over the rear wheels. The Endora SC-1 is based on the Chevrolet Corvette and is dressed...