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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

First Drives2022 Hyundai Kona N: A New Kind of Hot Hatch4.0/5
The first-generation Volkswagen Golf GTI , launched in 1976, is widely considered as the original hot hatch, an expression used to describe a sporty compact car with a rear liftgate, juiced-up engine and dynamic chassis. The GTI is now accompanied by the Golf R and several other models from rival …
First Drives2022 Hyundai Elantra N: Chasing the Golf GTI4.5/5
The all-new 2022 Hyundai Elantra N is South Korea’s new 276-horsepower compact sports sedan, complete with a standard six-speed manual gearbox and available eight-speed dual-clutch transmission. It can rival Germany’s Volkswagen Golf GTI with serious performance credentials and a number of goodies including an old-school hand brake. There’s a lot …
Los AngelesHyundai Seven Concept Hints at Future IONIQ 7 Electric SUV
Hyundai chose the 2021 Los Angeles Auto Show to unveil a new concept called Seven. This model foreshadows the introduction of a large electric SUV that will slot above the IONIQ 5 and will fittingly be named IONIQ 7. Remember, the Korean automaker has a veritable onslaught of electric vehicles …
First Drives2022 Audi RS 3: The New Queen of Compact Sports Sedans4.5/5
The all-new 2022 Audi RS 3 , which will arrive in Canadian dealerships next spring, is the new record holder among compact sports sedans at the famous Nürburgring Nordschleife . With test driver Frank Strippler behind the wheel, the car recently posted a lap time of 7:40:748 minutes. The Car …