All posts by Alexi Falson

Alexi is a contributing news journalist and junior road tester at PerformanceDrive. He has a passion and appreciation for the engineering in cars, as well as new technologies that lessen the impact on the environment. His dream cars are an M3 to drive to work, and a LaFerrari for the weekend.

2019 Isuzu D-Max LS-U review – quick test

Sep 30, 2019

The D-Max has become a staple of the Australian ute market for years now, and for good reason: it’s built tough, has a bullet-proof powertrain and offers buyers a nice balance as a workhorse that...

2019 Genesis G80 Ultimate review (video)

Sep 04, 2019

The 2019 Genesis G80 is looking to steal buyers away from the likes of the Mercedes E-Class, BMW 5 Series and Audi A6 with a simple strategy: offer a vehicle that is of very similar...

2019 Mazda3 G20 Touring Sedan review (video)

Aug 28, 2019

The Mazda3 has for a number of years been the yardstick that the market has used to compare and contrast other entrants in the small car segment, for a number of reasons. Each and every...

2019 Jaguar F-PACE 25d R-Sport review (video)

Jun 21, 2019

For whatever reason, a few years ago we began witnessing a trend that saw the car buying public gravitate away from any other segment of the market firmly toward SUVs. Nowadays there’s an SUV in...

2019 Toyota RAV4 GX Hybrid review (video)

Jun 15, 2019

The RAV4 is, and has been for a number of years, the definitive SUV. It pioneered this segment. And now they’re one of the hottest tickets for the car buying public. In recent years we’ve...

2019 BMW X4 xDrive20d M Sport review (video)

Mar 20, 2019

Not only are coupe SUVs a thing, they’re a hot little ticket these days. With more and more buyers looking in this market, more and more manufacturers have flocked to serve the hungry crowd. BMW...

2019 Infiniti Q30 Sport review (video)

Feb 22, 2019

It’s billed as a luxurious crossover and competes in the small SUV segment, but it also faces some established rivals like the Audi A3, BMW 1 Series, and the closely-related Mercedes Benz A-Class. With the...

Jaguar Classic confirms production of electric E-Type Zero

Aug 26, 2018

Jaguar has announced it will be producing all-electric versions of its iconic E-Type with a conversion project based on the E-Type Zero concept that was revealed to the world last year. Jaguar says that due...

Porsche Classic completes ‘Project Gold’ 993 911 Turbo

Aug 25, 2018

Porsche Classic has revealed the finished product of its ‘Project Gold’ 911: a stunning 1998 993 911 Turbo, complete with brand-new components. A few weeks ago we reported on the ‘Project Gold’ restomod, which has...

2019 Honda NSX revealed, on sale in Australia in September

Aug 25, 2018

Honda has unveiled the 2019 NSX supercar (shown here in US-spec Acura form), complete with a raft of design tweaks, chassis modifications and more colour options. The 2019 Honda NSX has been unveiled online before...

Volkswagen to fire more staff following dieselgate scandal – report

Aug 24, 2018

Volkswagen is preparing to cull a number of high-level employees as it recovers from the dieselgate scandal, according to reports. German press Handelsblatt and Bild am Sonntag are reporting the Volkswagen Group is planning on...

BMW M2 Competition breaks another unusual record (video)

Aug 24, 2018

BMW is continuing its quest to take out existing records set by humans. The next stunt will include strapping a sword to the rear of an M2 Competition and cutting things down. Yep. Just a...