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 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

First Drives2023 BMW XM: A New Kind of M4.0/5
Scottsdale, Arizona— Previewed by the XM Concept that we saw at Art Basel in Miami back in November of 2021, the all-new 2023 BMW XM crossover is just the second ever product to be exclusive to the German automaker’s M performance brand. With pricing that starts at $220,000 and limited …
First Drives2023 Lexus RZ450e: Making Up for Lost Time3.5/5
The all-new 2023 Lexus RZ 450e is the Japanese luxury brand’s first fully electric vehicle in North America and it’s based on the same e-TNGA platform ( electric–Toyota New Global Architecture ) as the Toyota bZ4X and Subaru Solterra . These three vehicles are admittedly late to the EV party …
New Models2024 Hyundai Kona: EV Leads the Way
Berlin, Germany— Hyundai’s second-generation Kona puts the EV model at the forefront of styling. It’s the opposite of what the company did with the first generation, which was designed as a gasoline model first and then adapted to the electric variant. The two will continue to coexist while Hyundai’s EV …
Test Drives2023 Rolls-Royce Ghost Black Badge: Ghost on Ice4.0/5
When you’re driving around in a Rolls-Royce Ghost Black Badge that comes with a price tag of $479,675, you probably don’t want it to be covered in snow, slush, dirt or hit by whatever debris the road can throw at you. It’s best to just tap into the twin-turbo 6.75-litre …
New ModelsAudi activesphere Concept is Designed for the Road Less Traveled
Audi today unveiled a fourth “sphere” concept aimed at drivers with an active lifestyle. Blessed with electronic quattro AWD, the new Audi activesphere concept follows the introduction of the skysphere roadster in 2021, and both the grandsphere sedan and urbansphere wagon in April 2022, all of which showcased future-oriented technology.
CESBMW i Vision Dee Concept Fuses Physical and Virtual Worlds
BMW chose the CES (Consumer Electronics Show) in Las Vegas to host the world premiere of a new concept called i Vision Dee—as in Digital Emotional Experience . The company says it fuses the physical and virtual worlds while previewing the integration of new features to Neue Klasse models that …