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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 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 …
First Drives2020 Porsche Cayenne Coupe: Sportier Looks and Dynamics4.5/5
Graz, Austria— Coupe-like sport utility vehicles have almost become commonplace since BMW launched the X6 more than a decade ago. The Bavarian manufacturer alone has three—the X6 along with the smaller X2 and X4 —all derived from traditional SUVs. Mercedes-Benz jumped on the bandwagon with Coupe versions of the GLC …
First Drives2020 Jaguar F-PACE SVR: The Heart of the F-TYPE SVR4.0/5
NICE, France – The roar of the supercharged V8 bounces off the rocky faces on the side of a road that criss-crosses the beautiful Var region in Southern France. The pace is frenetic and each downshift is met with a loud backfire as we prepare to attack the next corner.
First Drives2020 Jaguar XE: Techno-dynamic4.0/5
NICE, France – Launched in 2015, the Jaguar XE sports sedan gets an update for 2020 that includes substantial tweaks to the exterior design and the addition of new technologies shared with other models in the lineup, such as the I-PACE. Things are now simpler from a technical standpoint as …
First Drives2019 BMW 8 Series Cabriolet: 8th Heaven4.0/5
FARO, Portugal— First came the 8 Series Coupe, now the 8 Series Cabriolet. Inevitably, these models will be followed by an 8 Series Gran Coupé and the almighty M8. As you can see, BMW is taking advantage of every opportunity to express its new vision of luxury. Codenamed G14, the …
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 …