Editorial

For Sale: 1998 Subaru Impreza 22B STi, build #156

Apr 12, 2021

If you’re a diehard fan of Subaru’s road-going iconic rally machines, we’ve got some good and some bad news. The good news is there’s an insanely rare buying opportunity for a 1998 Subaru Impreza 22B...

For Sale: 2016 Porsche 911 GT3 RS owned by Jerry Seinfeld

Apr 06, 2021

A very special 2016 Porsche 911 GT3 RS commissioned for self-confessed Porsche-enthusiast Jerry Seinfeld has been spotted up for sale in the USA. What’s particularly interesting about this GT3 RS, aside from its celebrity owner,...

Video: Mercedes-Benz says goodbye to dodgy valet parking

Mar 25, 2021

Have you ever had to hand over the keys to your pride and joy, and didn’t trust the valet whatsoever? Mercedes Benz has just released a funny clip promoting its new ‘future-ready’ technology that is...

Should I upgrade my car’s headlights? Xenon, LED, HID Compared

Mar 19, 2021

Show us ya headlamps. No, not those ones. Headlights are one of the most important bits on your car, so is it worth upgrading them? Every bloke in a ute these days seems to have...

PerformanceDrive’s Top 10 Best Cars of 2020 – Editor’s Picks

Mar 11, 2021

It was definitely a year many of us will never forget. But in dusting off the turmoil, we thought we’d take a look back at some of the more positive aspects of the year in...

Editorial: How we could revive Australian vehicle manufacturing

Mar 09, 2021

There are many who believe Australia needs to come thundering back on all cylinders. The loss of our car manufacturing sector has left people scratching their heads, considering it thrived for decades and amassed a...

For Sale: Original 1974 Ford XB Falcon GT, 160,000km on the clock

Feb 24, 2021

An original 1974 Ford XB Falcon GT is up for sale and will go up for auction later this week, owned by the same family since new. It has just over 160,000km on the clock....

Top 10 Italian sports car tax specials

Feb 21, 2021

Italy is renowned for making some of the world’s most desirable supercars, but the working-class vehicles made do with very tiny engines. Due to a punitive tax for vehicles over 2.0-litres, some unique specials were...

Video: Will Ferrell stars in funny GM 2021 Superbowl ad

Feb 05, 2021

Every year, big companies spend big bucks on advertising during the American Super Bowl. And this year, fans of funny man Will Ferrell will enjoy how GM has spent some of its budget. Titled No...

Top 10 Underpowered Brazilian Hatchbacks

Jan 28, 2021

People love Brazilians and getting a Brazilian, but this breathless bunch couldn’t pull a Rio Carnival float over black ice. Around the world, the necessity of capacity taxes as a means of reducing emissions has...

Top 10 Experimental Australian engines / abandoned programs

Jan 19, 2021

The archetypal Australian engine became either a large displacement six-cylinder or V8, thanks in no small part to Ford and Holden. Throughout the years, there have been experiments aimed at boosting the export prospects of...

For Sale: 2017 HSV GTSR W1 Maloo ute, bidding at $735,000

Jan 11, 2021

We bet you wished you bought one of the last Australian-built muscle cars now. A 2017 HSV GTSR W1 Maloo ute is currently up for auction, sitting at a mind-blowing price of AU$735,000. New, in...