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Gabriel Gélinas

An automobile writer since 1991, Gabriel Gélinas found journalism by way of auto racing. He was a driver before becoming the head instructor at the Jim Russell driving school at the Mont Tremblant Circuit. There, he developed several advanced driving programs for various automobile manufacturers.

As a journalist, Gabriel is passionate about sports cars and all the latest technologies coming out of the automotive industry. In addition to contributing to the print and electronic versions of Le Guide de l’auto and The Car Guide, he is also a columnist for The National Post and driving.ca. In addition, Gabriel acts as the automotive expert on TVA’s Salut Bonjour! television program and regularly contributes to news reports for TVA, LCN, Argent and CTV.

Most recent articles

New York2019 Audi TT RS Hits the Big Apple
Audi hosted the North American premiere of its unique TT sports coupe in high-performance RS trim at the 2019 New York Auto Show. The German automaker also seized the opportunity to celebrate its 50 years of operations on our great continent. For 2019, the TT received a facelift and the …
First Drives2020 BMW 7 Series: 6th Generation Gets a Major Update4.5/5
FARO, Portugal – The current-generation 7 Series has been around since 2015. For the 2020 model year, BMW’s full-size luxury sedan gets a technical and cosmetic update that includes new engines, new features and fresh styling. Let’s start with the design, which is more in line with the brand’s latest …
First DrivesExclusive 2020 Kia Soul EV: No More Range Anxiety4.0/5
SEOUL, South Korea – The fully electric 2020 Kia Soul EV made its global debut at the Los Angeles Auto Show last November. Just a few months later, The Car Guide was given exclusive access to the car on the roads of Seoul, in South Korea. For Canadian customers, the …
First DrivesExclusive 2020 Hyundai Sonata: A More Assertive Look4.0/5
The eighth generation of the Hyundai Sonata was revealed online a few weeks ago and will make its first public appearance at the 2019 New York Auto Show on April 17. The Car Guide recently had the exclusive opportunity to take the car for a spin around Seoul, Korea. Customers …
Geneva2019 Geneva Auto Show: World Premiere of Audi Q4 e-tron Concept
GENEVA (Switzerland) – At the 2019 Geneva Auto Show , Audi unveiled the new, fully electric Q4 e-tron Concept at a stand where only electrified vehicles are on display. This experimental zero-emission, all-wheel-drive SUV is based on Volkswagen’s MEB architecture and the plan is to launch the production version toward …
Geneva2019 Geneva Auto Show: Audi’s Plug-in Hybrid Offensive
GENEVA (Switzerland) – At the 2019 Geneva Auto Show , Audi is introducing new plug-in hybrid variants of the Q5, A6, A7 and A8 that will be available later in 2019. These new models will carry a “TFSI e” badge since the “e-tron” moniker will be used exclusively for the …
CES2020 Mercedes-Benz CLA: World Premiere at CES 2019
LAS VEGAS, Nevada – Last year, Mercedes-Benz introduced its new MBUX interface at CES in Las Vegas and this year the German carmaker chose to have the world premiere of the second-generation CLA compact four-door coupe at the same venue. The fact that Mercedes-Benz chose CES and not a traditional …