All posts by Mitchell Jones

Mitchell is a contributing journalist and features writer at PerformanceDrive. He has been a passionate petrol-head from a very young age. He is excited by the future of the industry, and considers himself as a bit of a fanatic when it comes to the technical aspects of cars. He is also fascinated by new cars that are popping up in developing markets.

Top 8 Aussie motoring fails

Jun 01, 2015

The Australian motoring industry has seen its fair share of triumphs and fine achievements over the years, but as we enter the twilight phase, let’s have a look at some of the stinkers that have...

For Sale: Jon Olssen’s insane Audi RS 6 Avant – 1000hp

Jun 01, 2015

Jon Olssen’s ballistic Audi RS 6 Avant has made a name for itself competing in events such as the notorious Gumball 3000 rally in Europe. Now, the car is up for sale. Force-feeding 1000hp (746kW)...

Video: Comedians in Cars Getting Coffee season 6 trailer

Jun 01, 2015

Jerry Seinfeld’s acclaimed online series Comedians in Cars Getting Coffee will commence it’s 6th season on June 3rd. And judging by this latest trailer, it’s going to be a good one. Since it’s debut in...

Is this the new-look 2016 Mazda BT-50?

Jun 01, 2015

An image of what appears to be the 2016 Mazda BT-50 facelift has hit the web, showing its new-look front end. This year is shaping up to be a memorable one for the ultra-competitive commercial...

New-look 2016 Toyota LandCruiser revealed in more detail

Jun 01, 2015

Following last week’s leaked front end image of the facelifted LandCruiser 200, more pictures have emerged on social media showing the exterior in full. First posted by Instagram user @hamad1two3, the images come from what...

2015 Nissan Navara NP300 now on sale in Australia

Jun 01, 2015

Nissan has introduced its all-new NP300 Navara for the Australian market, with all local pricing, specifications and fuel consumption figures released. Competition is heating up in the commercial utility segment, with all major players sharpening...

Editorial: Think Holden. What about the future?

May 02, 2015

Holden has painted a picture of its post-2017 showroom, which is starting to materialise with the just-launched Astra and Cascada models. But can it maintain its identity going forward? Or will the lack of Australian...