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 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

NewsKia EV9 Secures Double Win at 2024 World Car Awards
Every year, the World Car Awards are announced during a special ceremony at the New York International Auto Show . There are six categories, and remarkably, a pair of vehicles from Chinese automaker BYD were among the finalists in two of them. For the past 20 years, the World Car …
ElectricEverything You Need to Know About the 2025 Audi Q6 e-tron
The first Audi vehicle to be built on the PPE (Premium Platform Electric) platform, and a close cousin of the Porsche Macan EV sharing this architecture, the Q6 e-tron has made its market debut, with the brand's first European customers due to receive their vehicles in the summer of 2024.
First Drives2025 Audi S3: Bringing Some RS 3 Magic Into the Mix
The road heading down the mountains of Dhofar in Oman is like a mini-Stelvio Pass, with plenty of turns including a few hairpins. This is where we got the opportunity to drive a camouflaged prototype of the upcoming new Audi S3 . With neon orange accents on the front fascia …
New Models2025 Porsche Taycan Delivers Better Performance, Longer Range
With light snow falling on Stuttgart, the preproduction unit of the new Porsche Taycan Turbo we’re driving is merging onto the autobahn at full throttle. A few seconds later, the speedometer is already indicating 200 km/h. The Taycan Turbo has always been mighty explosive, but the refreshed model coming for …
New ModelsWild 2025 Audi RS 6 GT to be Limited to 7 Units in Canada
We sure thought that the 621-horsepower RS 6 Performance we tested last year would be the ultimate expression of Audi’s wicked wagon, but as it turns out, it’s not. The company has just unveiled the new 2025 RS 6 GT, which will be limited to 660 units globally. This model …
First Drives2024 Hyundai Santa Fe: Form Follows Function4.0/5
Seoul, South Korea— The fifth-generation 2024 Hyundai Santa Fe makes quite a splash with a radical transformation that includes boxy, Land Rover-like styling and third-row seats as standard equipment. The available powertrain options are carried over from its predecessor, but the larger exterior dimensions result in a roomier, more versatile …