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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...

Volvo 240 GL LS1 V8 conversion project: Part 16 – still going

Apr 13, 2019

Yes, we know. This project is getting extremely long in the tooth now. In fact, it started back in 2015. The end of 2015. But still, that’s almost four years ago. Although we don’t have...

2019 Summernats 32: Winners & event highlights

Feb 06, 2019

Now that the smoke has settled we can talk about how good Summernats 32 was this year, and go over some of the highlights and winners. This year’s event was massive, with over 107,000 fans...

2018 Rally Australia highlights, Hyundai WRC car hot lap (video)

Nov 29, 2018

As some of our fans will know, we don’t usually cover motorsport at PerformanceDrive. For one, it would open up a whole new can of worms that we just can’t facilitate at the moment. But...

2018 SEMA Show highlights – mega gallery

Nov 08, 2018

The 2018 SEMA Show was held last week in Las Vegas, and this year car manufacturers had a big presence, showing off the tuning potential of their latest models. One of the highlights was an...

Racing the Hyundai i30 N in Whiteline Twilight Tarmac Rallysprint: Round 1

Oct 23, 2018

You’ve probably heard sayings like ‘race on Sunday, drive to work on Monday’. Well, Hyundai Australia invited us to put that theory into practice with the new Hyundai i30 N hot hatch by competing in...