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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

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 …
New Models2021 Volkswagen Arteon Gets a Lifting and a New Interface
The Volkswagen Arteon gets a mid-cycle update for 2021 that includes fresh styling, an Audi-style interior and a new human-machine interface. There are no mechanical or technical changes in store for the German brand’s most stylish sedan, however. Sales of passenger cars in North America are falling just as fast …
News2020 World Car of the Year Award Winners are Announced
The winners of the 2020 World Car of the Year Awards, which were supposed to be crowned at the New York Auto Show, were announced via a press release today. As you know, the event has been postponed until late August and the site now serves as a makeshift hospital …
Test Drives2020 Genesis G70 Prestige: The Outsider4.0/5
Genesis sold 1,119 units of the G70 compact luxury sedan in Canada last year, well below the totals of the BMW 3 Series (5,908), Mercedes-Benz C-Class (4,582) and Audi A4 (3,917). Even Acura, Infiniti and Lexus posted higher numbers than the Korean brand in this market segment. While the G70 …
Test Drives2020 Toyota RAV4 Hybrid: The Best RAV4 You Can Buy4.5/5
The Toyota RAV4 is the Japanese brand’s best-selling product in Canada, way ahead of the Corolla. There are multiple variants and trims to choose from including the RAV4 Hybrid, which benefits from Toyota’s leading expertise. Completely redesigned a year ago, the RAV4 stands out with a prominent new grille, highly …