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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 Models2020 Audi RS 6 Avant is Coming to Canada
The fourth-generation Audi RS 6 Avant will finally be available in Canada sometime in 2020, much to the delight of performance enthusiasts looking for a car that’s equal parts sporty, elegant and versatile. While many automakers are obsessed with SUVs and crossovers, Audi Canada has decided to expand its RS …
First DrivesVolkswagen ID. Buggy Concept: Driving an Electric Dune Buggy
MONTEREY, California— As part of the festivities surrounding the 2019 Monterey Car Week, Volkswagen gave us the incredible opportunity to test drive its new, zero-emission ID. Buggy, which initially made its debut at the Geneva Auto Show in March. This one-off concept was hand-built by a small team of 30 …
First Drives2021 BMW 330e: Plug-in Hybrid with AWD, How Nice!4.0/5
Munich, Germany— Unlike the previous 330e, which was available with rear-wheel drive only, the plug-in hybrid variant of the seventh-generation BMW 3 Series will be sold in Canada in a single configuration equipped with the company’s xDrive all-wheel drive system when it arrives just in time for next spring. The …
First Drives2020 Audi Q7: Looking Sharp a la Q84.5/5
KERRY, Ireland— On the super-tight roads that make up the Ring of Kerry in Ireland, the remains of mirror caps here and there suggest frequent clashes between cars rented by tourists and sightseeing buses. The landscape is breathtaking, but the drive is far from relaxing as you must often steer …
First Drives2020 Audi A4: New Look and New Touchscreen4.0/5
The new 2020 Audi A4 flies at more than 150 km/h on a serpentine stretch of autostrada through the rolling hills that separate Bolzano and Bressanone. Even at that speed, the interior remains quiet and serene. Granted, there are few road imperfections along the way, but we still have to …
First Drives2020 BMW X3 M and X4 M Competition: 503 Hp FTW!4.0/5
The SUV craze, combined with the sales success of BMW’s M vehicles including the X3 M40i and X4 M40i , drove the performance division of the Bavarian automaker to launch the first-ever X3 M and X4 M. These models are powered by a new turbocharged 3.0-litre inline six-cylinder engine that …
First Drives2020 Lamborghini Huracán Evo: Electronic-driven Performance4.0/5
The new, more evolved version of the Lamborghini Huracán, aptly named Evo, joins the furious and extreme Huracán Performante by using advanced electronics to offer a more balanced performance proposition. Take a seat as we hit the Willow Springs International Raceway in California! The growl of the naturally aspirated 5.2-litre …