All posts by Josh Bennis

Josh is one of the original co-founders of PerformanceDrive. His expertise is car culture and aftermarket performance. He was the editor at Hot4s Magazine, and has since worked at Fast Fours, Zoom, and as a journalist at The Project Group.

Audi RS 6 tuned to 708kW, ready for 2015 Gumball 3000 Rally

Apr 02, 2015

If you love high-performance Audis, then this insane RS 6 will certainly get you excited. It’s been put together to take part in this year’s Gumball 3000 Rally, which kicks off on May 23 in...

Hyundai Veloster RM15 mid-engine concept revealed

Apr 02, 2015

It looks like Hyundai was developing another mid-engined version of the Veloster, as spotted in prototype form last week. Called the RM15, the crazy creation was unveiled at the Seoul Motor Show. This isn’t the...

Video: McLaren 570S prototypes being tested to the limits

Apr 01, 2015

Following on from the official unveiling of the McLaren 570S, a video showing McLaren test drivers giving two prototype test mules the full beans has hit the ‘Tube to give us a glimpse not only...

2015 Subaru WRX STI ‘VT15x’ rallycross racer revealed

Apr 01, 2015

Subaru has revealed its new competition car for the 2015 Rallycross season, bringing with it extra power, advancements in aerodynamics, and lots of ambition to win races. Called the VT15x, this is the third evolution...

Mercedes-Benz ute could be based on new Nissan Navara – report

Apr 01, 2015

Last week Mercedes-Benz confirmed it is planning to introduce a ute within the next five years (2020) to tackle the very-competitive and popular 4×2 and 4×4 segments. Reports now suggest the Merc’ ute will be...

Video: Toyota pays tribute to Jeremy Clarkson with Top Gear highlights

Mar 31, 2015

The world’s best-selling car manufacturer, Toyota, has paid tribute to arguably the world’s most famous automotive journalist and TV presenter, Jeremy Clarkson. The Japanese outfit paid tribute by putting together a video which contains various...

G-Power tunes BMW M550d Touring, fastest diesel wagon in the world

Mar 31, 2015

G-Power has come up with a tune for BMW’s M550d Touring that has claimed the new speed record for the world’s fastest diesel-powered station wagon. During a speed test, the tuned M550d was able to...

Porsche Panamera ‘Edition’ on sale in Australia from $204,600

Mar 31, 2015

Porsche has revealed a new special model Panemera named Edition. It will be offered in the Panamera, Panamera 4, and Panamera Diesel guide, featuring a number of cosmetic changes and extra equipment. Looking over the...

Video: Spectacular ‘light painting’ photo shoot with the Infiniti QX70

Mar 27, 2015

Infiniti Middle East has gone all out to create some artistic genius at the Reem track in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, by using three Infiniti QX70 SUVs as “light painting brushes”. As you’ll see in the...

Alpina B5 & B6 Bi-Turbo 50th anniversary editions revealed

Mar 27, 2015

To celebrate 50 years as a bespoke car manufacturer Alpina has created the ‘Edition 50’, based on the B5 and B6 Bi-Turbo models. These are based on the current BMW 5 Series and 6 Series....

For Sale: 2014 Ford GT40 replica with Coyote V8

Mar 26, 2015

This newly-built 2014 Ford GT40 replica is a real piece of work that’s been created with the original in mind, but with some of the latest mechanical trickery available. As far as replicas go, they...

2015 Toyota RAV4 Cruiser diesel review (video)

Mar 26, 2015

Sold in Australia for more than 20 years now, the Toyota RAV4 is somewhat of a household name in terms of people-friendly and likeable SUVs. Though there’s no camels in the advertising budget for the...