Car Reviews

2020 BMW M235i Gran Coupe review (video)

May 11, 2020

BMW steps into the small four-door coupe segment for the first time with the all-new 2 Series Gran Coupe. And sitting at the top of the range is this, the M235i Gran Coupe. It’s sleek,...

2020 Toyota Granvia VX review (video)

May 09, 2020

Who could possibly forget their great aunty Jane’s humble old Toyota Tarago in the ’80s and ’90s? Sadly, that nameplate, and probably that exact van, has been put to rest. The good news is that...

2020 Jeep Wrangler Rubicon diesel review (video)

May 01, 2020

Here at PerformanceDrive we look forward to reviewing unique cars. Sure, the Corollas and CX-5s of the industry are great all-rounders that suit a wide variety of buyers. But it’s the creative and exciting stuff...

2020 BMW 118i M Sport review (video)

Apr 28, 2020

Although the humble hatchback is slowly dwindling in sales over consumer preference to SUVs, BMW has refreshed its 1 Series, giving it a new design inside and out, new architecture, and new engine options. In...

2020 Hyundai Santa Fe Highlander V6 review (video)

Apr 27, 2020

Although diesel is usually the preferred choice for large SUV buyers, Hyundai Australia also offers a powerful V6 petrol option for its latest 2020 Santa Fe. Let’s check it out to see if it’s worth...

2020 Lexus RC F Track Edition review (video)

Apr 22, 2020

How do you make a sports car even sportier? Simple. Just add carbon fibre. That’s what Lexus has done with its jack-hammering RC F Track Edition V8 coupe. It could be regarded as the Japanese...

2020 Nissan Patrol Ti review (video)

Apr 19, 2020

The big beast is back for another model year. This time the Y62 Nissan Patrol receives a significant facelift. The most significant ever, in fact. But is it enough to win the hearts of modern...

2020 BMW M340i xDrive review (video)

Apr 16, 2020

The G20 3 Series has already set new standards in cabin presentation, quality, and yet again raised the bar for overall driving dynamics and sportiness in this class in our opinion. And now the M340i...

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...