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Top 10 best SUVs coming to Australia in 2022

Jun 02, 2021

In the wake of factory shutdowns and microchip shortages, the number of new cars released in 2021 has been massively hindered by external forces hitting even the world’s largest manufacturers. Thankfully, though, momentum has been...

Mercedes-Benz Australia Driving Events return for 2021

Apr 22, 2021

Mercedes-Benz Australia’s Driving Experience events are back for 2021, giving owners and prospective buyers the opportunity to learn more about Mercedes-Benz vehicles, and hone car control in the safety of a closed racing circuit. Like...

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...

Top 10 rarest Ford models produced in Australia

Jan 09, 2021

Just as is the case with Holden, Ford is woven into the fabric of Australia’s automotive atmosphere – the local arm did build cars here for 91 years after all. The Falcon and other models...

A Guide to Run-Flat Tyres

Dec 28, 2020

Are run-flat tyres a good idea? Run-flat tyres seem too good to be true, so what’s the catch? Like with anything, there are a few downsides. Tyres have come a long way since their inception....

Top 10 best manual transmission gear shifters

Dec 21, 2020

Many publications have been prognosticating the demise of the manual gearbox for the best part of the last decade. While it is undeniable that the row-your-own gearbox is disappearing from mainstream and even many sports...

What type of bullbar is best for my car?

Dec 03, 2020

Whether you’re protecting yourself from kangaroos or driving a paddock basher, a bullbar can be a necessary component on your car when out in the country. Bullbars are an essential piece of safety equipment for...

What type of car battery is best for my car?

Nov 23, 2020

You jump in the car, turn the key or push the button and the engine won’t tick over. It could be the battery. Batteries are probably the most important car item that people forget about...

2020 Sydney Harbour Concours d’Elegance highlights (gallery)

Mar 09, 2020

The 2020 Sydney Harbour Concours d’Elegance event took place over the weekend, with a stunning showcase of classic, extremely rare, and highly valuable cars. In fact, it’s described as a showcase of some of the...

2019 Frankfurt Motor Show highlights – mega gallery

Sep 12, 2019

The 2019 Frankfurt motor show is well and truly underway, with a number of big world debuts giving the public a first chance to see the latest and greatest. We’ve put together a mega gallery...