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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 Porsche 911 GT3 Debuts With Faster Nürburgring Lap Times
6:58:927 minutes—that’s how long it took test driver Lars Kern to complete a lap of the legendary Nürburgring-Nordschleife with the redesigned and re-engineered 2021 Porsche 911 GT3. For the record, the new model is faster than the previous one by a whopping 17 seconds. It is yet another variant of …
New Models2021 Audi e-tron GT Finally Unveiled, Packs Up to 637 Horsepower
Audi today unveiled its all-new electric sports sedan in two different variants—the e-tron GT quattro and the high-performance RS e-tron GT. Both come with all-wheel drive, of course, but the power levels are not the same. Previewed by the e-tron GT concept shown in Los Angeles back in 2018, the …
First Drives2021 Mazda CX-30 Turbo: A New Dimension of Fun4.0/5
Following the Mazda3 , it’s the now the CX-30 ’s turn to get that turbocharged 2.5-litre four-cylinder engine as Mazda continues to move upmarket and challenge luxury players. Before we go any further, you should know that the 2021 Mazda CX-30 Turbo carries a base MSRP of $36,250. It’s essentially …
New Models2021 Ford F-150 Raptor Unveiled as New Age of Dinosaurs Begins
Ford today introduced the third-generation 2021 F-150 Raptor, the most extreme and most capable version of the F-150 . Based on the completely redesigned pickup, it marks an important evolution from its predecessor and promises to conquer all terrains like never before, from high-speed desert racing to low-speed rock crawling.
NewsFuture Mercedes-Benz Cars to Feature MBUX Hyperscreen
When the all-new Mercedes-Benz EQS electric sedan makes its debut later this year, the conventional dashboard will be replaced by what the company calls the “Hyperscreen,” an available full-width digital display that redefines the human-machine interface. Remember when Chinese automaker Byton introduced the M-Byte crossover concept at CES in 2019?
First Drives2021 Mazda3 Turbo: Shooting for the Stars4.5/5
It’s here at last. For many fans of the Mazda3 , the wait is over. The popular compact car is finally available with a turbocharged engine in top trim. But make no mistake: the new 2021 Mazda3 Turbo is not the same thing as the Mazdaspeed3 that was sold from …
First Drives2021 Mercedes-Benz GLA: The SUV Evolution3.5/5
When it was first introduced back in 2014, the Mercedes-Benz GLA was the automotive embodiment of a bipolar disorder. It wasn’t really an SUV, and it wasn’t really a wagon, either. The next generation currently arriving in dealerships across the country fixes that. We’re now talking about a proper small …