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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...

BMW Driving Experience at Sydney Motorsport Park

Oct 10, 2018

Buying from a premium car brand not only gives you access to a more luxurious and perhaps more uplifting drive experience, it also gets you access to various perks and special invitations. We recently had...

Volvo 240 GL LS1 V8 conversion project: Part 15 – switch to LM7

Sep 03, 2018

We know, we know. It’s dragging on a bit now. But the main thing is we haven’t given up. In fact, we’ve just been toying around with our plans and we think we’ve come up...

Volvo 240 GL LS1 V8 conversion project: Part 14 – final engine assembly

Mar 23, 2018

So, how’s the Volvo 240 GL LS1 V8 project coming along, we hear you ask. Well, it is coming along, but a little slowly we’re afraid. Over the Christmas break and all of that monkey...

Luddenham Raceway complete, new Sydney track now open (video)

Mar 16, 2018

If any Australian city deserved a new race tract for driving enthusiasts it’d have to be Sydney. With such a large geographical footprint there is definitely no shortage of land for developers to build a...

2018 Geneva Motor Show highlights – mega gallery

Mar 07, 2018

The 2018 Geneva Motor Show is now underway in Switzerland, drawing in all of the biggest and smallest car manufacturers to show off their latest and greatest concepts and new models. This year, like previous...

2018 North American International Auto Show – highlights (mega gallery)

Jan 18, 2018

The North American International Auto Show in Detroit kicks off the motoring calendar for 2018 with some interesting new concept cars and some global debuts for new showroom models. This year Mercedes revealed its new...