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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 Models2021 Mercedes-Benz S-Class: A Personal Wellness Oasis
The seventh-generation Mercedes-Benz S-Class (codenamed W223) will hit the Canadian market in 2021. With this new take on its full-size luxury sedan, the German automaker aims to redefine comfort, connectivity and overall wellbeing to make life in a car easier and more enjoyable than ever. According to Dirk Fetzer, head …
New ModelsGordon Murray T.50 Unveiled as McLaren F1’s Spiritual Heir
Gordon Murray, who created the legendary McLaren F1 three-seat supercar and several F1 race cars including the 1978 Brabham BT46B "Fan Car," today introduced the Gordon Murray Automotive T.50, a machine that replicates the central driving position of the McLaren and the ground-effect fan of the Brabham. Celebrating Gordon Murray’s …
Test Drives2020 Porsche 911 Carrera: Base 911 is Still a Good 9114.0/5
The current-generation Porsche 911 Carrera (codename 992) was introduced last year as a 2020 model. First, we got the 443-horsepower Carrera S and Carrera 4S with a twin-turbocharged 3.0-litre flat-six engine. Now, here is the base 911 Carrera, which starts at $111,000 in Canada. Many automakers opt to start things …
NewsFully Redesigned 2022 Audi A3 Poised to Attract More Customers
As you may know, the fourth-generation Audi A3 didn’t get its big moment in the spotlight at the Geneva Auto Show back in March since the event was cancelled days before due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Instead, the car was revealed online. The A3 is an important product for the …
New ModelsLand Rover Celebrates 50 Years of Range Rover With Style
The virtual press conference hosted by Land Rover began with a video full of historical pictures and a suave British narrator saying things like “Fifty years of mud and glory. Fifty years of shaken, not stirred,” setting the tone for the rest of the presentation. Launched in 1970, the Range …
ElectricNew Audi Q4 Sportback e-tron Concept Shows Sportier Styling
A little more than a year ago, Audi unveiled the Q4 e-tron concept at the 2019 Geneva Auto Show. Now, here comes the Sportback variant, revealed today through a virtual presentation by the German brand. In the same way it launched the Audi e-tron SUV and later the e-tron Sportback …
New ModelsRefreshed 2021 Audi Q5 Was Designed by a Canadian
Danny Garand from Sherbrooke, Quebec is a senior designer at Audi’s Ingolstadt headquarters in Germany and the man responsible for the new look of the refreshed 2021 Q5 crossover. In 1978, Garand became enamoured with the Lotus Esprit Turbo that starred in the James Bond movie The Spy Who Loved …