Car Reviews

2020 Audi A1 Sportback 40 TFSI review (video)

Apr 11, 2020

PerformanceDrive loves to get its teeth stuck into a hearty hot hatch. When we heard about the new 2020 Audi A1 Sportback pocket rocket in 40 TFSI S Line guise, we couldn’t wait to try...

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2020 Volvo XC60 T8 Polestar Engineered review (video)

Apr 06, 2020

Stylish, modern and sophisticated. That’s how we have come to know Volvo cars. Even though the demand for efficiency has increased, the desire for performance has not. And that’s where the hybrid petrol-electric Volvo XC60...

2020 Kia Carnival Platinum diesel review (video)

Apr 02, 2020

When it comes to the job of carting lots of people around in a vehicle, MPVs and people movers are simply the best at it. They probably always will be, despite the influx of SUVs...

2020 BMW X3 M Competition review (video)

Apr 02, 2020

As much as we all pretend to hate and even force ourselves to refuse to accept SUVs as viable and appealing products, they are the most popular vehicle style of all. And fortunately for those...

2020 Kia Sorento GT-Line diesel review (video)

Mar 30, 2020

Kia has certainly raised the bar over the last few years with class-leading styling, improved quality, the longest warranty, and is maintaining very competitive prices. In the 7-seater SUV market, the 2020 Kia Sorento competes...

2020 Alpina B5 Biturbo Touring review (video)

Mar 20, 2020

With a monstrous 800Nm V8 nestled under the bonnet and a top speed of 322km/h, the 2020 Alpina B5 Biturbo Touring is the fastest station wagon in the world. No other wagon, straight from the...

2020 LDV T60 Luxe review (video)

Mar 15, 2020

Yes, it’s made in China. And yes, it’s from a brand you may not have heard of. But does that mean the LDV T60 should instantly be relegated to the rejection list? If value for...

2020 Lexus RC 350 F Sport review (video)

Mar 11, 2020

One brand that gives the luxury German carmakers a big run for their money is undoubtedly Lexus. The Japanese brand has an aggressive suite of models in all categories, including in the niche two-door, four-seat...

2020 Jaguar F-PACE SVR review (video)

Mar 05, 2020

It might be categorised as a ‘soft-roader’, but forget that. There’s nothing soft about this beast. It’s called the Jaguar F-PACE SVR, and, in short, it is the most powerful mid-size SUV on the new-car...

2020 Ferrari F8 Tributo review – Australian launch (video)

Feb 26, 2020

Welcome to the 2020 Ferrari F8 Tributo. This is the Italian marque’s new staple model, replacing the 488 GTB. But, as we found out during the official Australian media launch event at Sydney Motorsport Park,...

2020 Ferrari Portofino review (video)

Feb 23, 2020

Of all the models Ferrari currently sells, the Portofino is the poser’s choice. Let’s face it. Even the name makes it seem more fancy than fierce. It’s also the slowest model in the showroom. This...

2020 Renault Kadjar Intens review (video)

Feb 22, 2020

Entering into one of the fastest-growing segments at the moment, the Renault Kadjar has its target set on the likes of the Mitsubishi ASX, Honda HR-V, and the new Kia Seltos. Does it have what...