About The Author

Alexandra Straub

Alexandra Straub has been in the automotive industry for almost a decade and her work has been seen and read in a variety of media, including newsprint, online, magazine and TV. Whether reviewing new vehicles, covering the latest in automotive news or crafting automotive lifestyle stories, her fun-loving personality and industry knowledge are expressed in her creative and accessible writing style. Along with her work with Autofile, Alexandra currently writes two automotive columns a week for the Province, the largest distribution daily newspaper in BC. Her work is also syndicated across Canada via various Postmedia publications. Alexandra's writing is also seen regularly in the Montreal Gazette, where she authors a "Women in the Industry" column and a comparison road-test column. Adding to an already impressive resume, Alexandra has is a Spokesperson for Luxury Supercar Weekend, Canada’s only Concours d’Elegance dedicated to exotic vehicles of all types from around the world.

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Recent Posts


Racing-school dream fulfilled – for now

Driving the Mazda MX-5 cup cars, accelerating at full throttle after turn 11, and snaking my way through ‘The Corkscrew’ was an awesome experience.


2011 Honda Accord Coupe exudes muscle

With a total output of 271 hp and 251 lb-ft of torque, it’s not shy in the get-up-and-go department.

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