Car Reviews

2013 Mercedes-Benz C 250 Coupe Sport review (video)

May 05, 2013

Upon initial inspection, the 2013 Mercedes-Benz C 250 Coupe Sport might seem like a bit of AMG tinsel scattered over an otherwise humdrum model. It’s not until you drive it that you realise it’s a...

2013 Audi A6 TDI Biturbo review – quick spin (video)

May 02, 2013

Allow us to introduce you to the quickest diesel vehicle currently on sale in Australia, and, as far as we’re aware, the quickest production diesel sedan ever made; the 2013 Audi A6 TDI Biturbo. It...

2013 Volvo V40 T5 R-Design review (video)

Apr 29, 2013

For the performance Volvo aficionados, the 2013 Volvo V40 T5 R-Design grasps the complete DNA of what the brand is and what it has become, and rolls it into a hot hatch package that will...

2013 MINI Coupe Cooper review

Apr 26, 2013

The BMW-derived MINI has always had a streak of punk in its blood, with it’s loud retro styling, super-agile handling, and potent range of engines. Even the original Mini Cooper was a bit of a...

2013 Audi RS 4 Avant review – quick spin (video)

Apr 18, 2013

The 2013 Audi RS 4 Avant needs no introduction. Like us, we bet you've been yearning to own one of these since it first appeared in year 2000 with its biturbo V6. The latest version...

2013 Volvo V40 D4 Kinetic review (video)

Apr 16, 2013

Forget almost everything you know about the brand Volvo. When you step into the new 2013 Volvo V40 D4, you’ll be one very proud Volvo driver. As we touched on in the Australian launch review...

2013 Audi S7 review – quick spin

Apr 15, 2013

Utterly gorgeous to look at with a breathtaking twin-turbo V8 soundtrack. The 2013 Audi S7 is one desirable machine. It’s a pity it’s a limited edition only. PerformanceDrive was recently invited to sample some of...

2013 Alfa Romeo Giulietta JTDm review (video)

Apr 14, 2013

Sitting with a sultry glance in its eye, the 2013 Alfa Romeo Giulietta JTDm is also quite sparing. Who would have ever thought a car could be both sexy and frugal? 2013 ALFA ROMEO GIULIETTA...

Land Rover Defender 90 review

Apr 13, 2013

Before spending a week in the Land Rover Defender 90 we found bush performance driving was not as easy as it looks. These little creatures, namely the 90 as tested here, will climb just about...

2013 Audi TT RS Plus review – quick spin (video)

Apr 11, 2013

Dare we say it, the 2013 Audi TT RS Plus is one of, if not the most exciting Audi currently on sale, in our opinion. It manages to offer super-agile go-kart-like handling, gob-smacking looks, and...

2013 Jaguar XJ Supersport review

Apr 06, 2013

Whether you like to drive or to be driven, if you require paramount levels of automotive class and speed, the 2013 Jaguar XJ Supersport is an ideal candidate. It offers a huge blend of performance...

2013 Fiat 500 TwinAir review (video)

Apr 04, 2013

The 2013 Fiat 500 TwinAir is arguably the most exciting and certainly one of the more interesting entry-level micro cars currently on sale. At the heart of it is a two-cylinder turbo engine. Yes, you...